Law Clerk

Program Title – Law Clerk

  • Credential Earned
    Ontario College Diploma

    Full Time
    Program Length
    4 Semesters

    Program Status

  • computerBring Your Own Device

    The BYOD initiative allows you to have access to tools and resources. Review BYOD information prior to the start of your program to ensure you have a system that meets requirements. The Law Clerk program uses software that requires a PC operating system. Students must have access to a PC to use some of the legal-industry-specific software used in this program, which does not work on Mac iOS systems.

  • Tuition and FeesDistance LearningSecond Career

Program Codes
B258-CH – Contact North Haileybury

January 2021 Intake
B258W-CH – Contact North Haileybury

Program Description
This diploma program offers the student the opportunity to study subject areas necessary to prepare for a career in a law office or related environments, such as legal departments of government and industry. The program focuses on real estate, wills and estates, family and litigation law. This program has both a fall and a winter semester intake. The faculty members are lawyers and law office professionals.

The Law Clerk Program provides an example of multiple strategies for online learning and student success. This program provides flexibility for returning or mature learners by offering fall and winter intakes. The two-year diploma Law Clerk program is offered synchronously through web conferencing. Classes have a regular schedule and students can log into the live classroom from any personal location or Northern College campus.

Through this online web format, students can see the professor and have the option of sharing their image. The app sharing tool allows for PowerPoint slide presentations, images, documents and includes a virtual whiteboard. This virtual classroom also provides for chats, polling, verbal and written communication among students and professor. For additional flexibility and access, programs are recorded for student use and review.

Courses in the Law Clerk program are supported asynchronously through the college’s learning management system, Blackboard Learn.  Course materials are uploaded online. Students can join discussion boards, share documents, and connect with the professor and other students.

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Delivery Method
B258-CH and B258W-CH: Delivery – All instructors are offsite and all lectures are provided by distance through video and/or web-based platforms.

Contact Information
Program Coordinator
Voula Zafiris, M.Ed.
Tel: 705-672-3376 ext. 8838

Eliisa Ollila, Distance Learning Officer
Tel: 705-567-9291 ext. 3671