Careers in the legal profession are high-status and rewarding. This program is suitable for those without secretarial training who are looking for an exciting career in the legal field.
Legal Administrative Assistants, also know as Legal Secretaries, are among the highest paid in the office administration field. This program is very intensive and covers many aspects of the legal profession. As a legal administrative assistant, the graduate is an
indispensable member of the law office team and this program provides all the training necessary to be successful in this role. Graduates may choose to ladder into the Paralegal Diploma Program.
This program provides students with advanced keyboarding, transcription and computer skills (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook) and trains students in the vital areas of business communication, customer service and employment. Legal subject areas include understanding the Canadian legal
system, the court structure, legal rights, procedures and practices in a modern legal office, wills and estates, real estate and conveyancing, corporate and commercial law, civil litigation, family law, criminal law and evidence. This program prepares graduates to work in small or large law firms or in legal departments of law corporations.
· Commercial Law Clerk
· Family Law Paralegal
· Real Estate Law Clerk
· Litigation legal Assistant
· Legal Researcher
· Corporate Paralegal
· Law Clerk
· Trade Mark Agent
· Title Searcher
· Legal Assistant
· Notary Public
· Applicants must possess a high school diploma or meet the requirements for mature student status;
· Applicants must successfully pass the Vancouver Career College Admissions Test.
Certification Received - Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma