Area of Law: Paralegals and Law Clerks
Answer # 2818
La Cité collégialeRegion: Ontario Answer # 2818
To apply for a paralegal licence with the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), all applicants must have graduated from a Law Society accredited Paralegal Education Program, which must be from a college approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
What is the La Cité Collégiale Paralegal Program?
The LSO accredited Paralegal Diploma Program at La Cité Collégiale is the only one offered in French, in Ontario. The program duration is 2 years, in 4 semesters, and is also offered in Quebec and New Brunswick. Courses offered include:
- Torts and Contracts
- Legal Accounting
- Administrative Law
- Labour Law
- Small Claims Court
- Evidence and Litigation Law
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or successful completion of the Adult Applicant Test (for applicants 19 years of age or older)
Once students have completed all the requirements of this program and have received a certificate, they are eligible to apply for admission to the LSO’s paralegal licensing process.
For more information on the Paralegal Diploma Program at La Cité Collégiale including fees, full admission requirements, and how to apply, visit collegelacite.ca
The Ontario Paralegal Association (OPA) is the largest professional association of licensed paralegals in Ontario. It’s mandate is to represent the interests of paralegals throughout the Province. To find out more, or to become a member, visit the OPA website.
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