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Jumpstart your career in the legal field

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 law 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 the skills required to obtain an entry-level position 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 increase 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$29,723 - $50,003wage data taken from:
program duration44 Weeks
  • Complete the diploma 100% online with course materials accessible 24/7 
  • Stay on track with weekly assignments and activities
  • Instructor feedback, discussion boards and practical assignments provide an interactive learning experience
  • Lifetime career services and job search assistance are available to you wherever you are located in Canada
  • Financial assistance is available to students who qualify

Career Opportunities

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

Graduates of this program have found 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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