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About the Legal Assistant Diploma Program

Legal Assistants play an essential role in law firms and legal departments. From legal transcription to managing legal office procedures, their challenging work is vital to the successful operation of any legal office or legal department.  To be successful in the role, Legal Assistants must have administrative and communication skills as well as the ability to prepare legal transcriptions, legal documents, maintain documents and client files.

Take this course at one of the following campuses
  • winnipeg
  • brandon
  • calgary
  • edmonton
  • online

Program Highlights

Robertson College's Legal Assistant program is designed to give you a basic understanding of office procedures and to equip you with the skills required to work as a Legal Assistant.

  • Gain an understanding of the basic components of Criminal Law, Family Law, Wills & Estates, Real Estate and Immigration Law
  • Learn to perform legal transcription which involves an understanding of legal terminology
  • Gain an understanding of common office procedures as well as procedures specific to a legal office setting
  • Learn how to use a keyboard properly and improve your typing accuracy
  • Develop your computer skills and learn to use Microsoft Windows applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Legal Assistant Program Practicum

Valuable workplace experience is gained during the compulsory 4-week full-time practicum.

what you could be earning in less than one year$39,990 - $54,350wage data taken from:
program duration44 Weeks
  • Benefit from hands-on learning in a small class environment
  • Learn from experienced and qualified instructors who bring real-life experience and insight into the classroom
  • Multiple intakes throughout the year
  • Lifetime career services to help you conduct a thorough job search and to provide job search assistance
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify

Career Opportunities

  • Legal Assistant
  • Legal Secretary
  • Legal Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Executive Assistant

Graduates will find employment in legal firms, legal departments within corporations, real estate agencies, insurance companies, government departments and municipal, provincial and federal courts.

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