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Legal Assistant

Legal assistants work closely with lawyers preparing legal documents, conducting interviews with clients and witnesses, and performing legal research. 

Subjects include Wills & Estates, Corporate, Criminal, Family Law and more. Graduates will be versed in legal terminology, legal procedures, and legal document preparation using legal software. Employment opportunities are found in private practices with lawyers employed by the federal, provincial, or municipal governments, within the court system or with large corporate legal departments.

Start Dates: January, March, September, October 

Length: 10 months / 40 weeks / 1280 course hours 

Prerequisites: Grade 12 with minimum overall average 60 percent or GED 12;  pre-enrollment information session 

Tuition: $13,129 + books.

See International tuition fees

*Practicum option available at an additional cost.

 

Testimonial

“Saskatoon Business College introduced me to the legal world through the Legal Administrative Assistants Program. I had no exposure to lawyers or law firms but thought I might be interested in law. SBC trained me in the procedures of law, enabling me to work as an assistant for many years before going to law school to become a lawyer. Being a legal assistant first has given me a greater understanding in the office, and I am able to provide better service to the client. I continue to use the skills gained when I was there. Thank you.”

Mrs. Adelle Anderson, Barrister and Solicitor, Benesh Bitz & Company - Barristers, Solicitors, Mediators & Arbitrators

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