Law Clerk

Law Clerk Training in Toronto

Law Clerks play an important role in the legal profession, working directly under the guidance of a Lawyer. Law Clerks are responsible for routine legal and administrative work, and may assist a Lawyer with more complex legal matters. Law firms, government offices and legal departments employ Law Clerks to offer better services to their clients.

This program provides an overview of legal principles, practices and procedures. Areas of study include legal office procedures, Corporate Law, Wills and Estates, Family Law, Real Estate, Litigation and the practical application of Law Clerk responsibilities.

Program length: 12 months (20 hours/week, M-TH) includes 4 week internship

Law Clerk Careers

The Law Clerk program prepares graduates to work in law offices or legal departments of any organization. Graduates should find employment opportunities with law firms, government offices, private industry, and real estate companies.

Examples of possible job titles include: Junior Law Clerk, Law Clerk, Legal Researcher, Office Clerk, Legal Administrator, Corporate Law Clerk

Examples of recent employers for these positions include: Lockyer Campbell Posner, Stone & Osbourne Associates, Human Rights Legal Support Centre, LegalWise Outsourcing Inc.

Sample average salary: $36,000

Employment Statistics: 100% of available graduates were employed in a related field.

*Statistics based on most recent available.



Law Clerk Courses in Toronto


• Word Processing Software
• Legal Projects Research
• Spreadsheet Software
• Computerized Billing
• Family Law
• Presentation Software
• Corporate and Commercial Law
• Corporate II
• Wills & Estates
• Wills & Estates II
• Legal Aid and Billing
• Litigation
• Litigation II
• Real Estate
• Real Estate II
• Legal Office Procedures
• English and Proofreading
• Internship


• Minimum of a Canadian high school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student
• Pass an entrance test administrated by Herzing College
• Be interviewed in detail regarding interest in the field
• Meet any additional program specific entrance requirements

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