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 Winnipeg's Legal Assistant program is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of office procedures and to equip you with the skills required to work as a Legal Assistant or to provide administrative support within a legal office.

  • Gain an understanding of Corporate & Commercial Law, Wills & Estates, Real Estate Law, Immigration Law and Civil Litigation
  • Learn the fundamentals of the Canadian legal system and the terminology used within a legal setting
  • Gain an understanding of common office procedures as well as procedures specific to a legal office setting
  • Learn 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

Participate in a 4-week work practicum to gain valuable work experience in a legal setting before graduation.

what you could be earning in less than one year$29,120 - $36,712wage data taken from: jobbank.gc.ca
program duration31 Weeks
  • Learn from experienced and qualified instructors who bring real-life experience and insight into the classroom
  • Receive a laptop computer to use for the duration of your program 
  • 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
  • Judicial Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Professional

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

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