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Legal Assistant at Red Deer Polytechnic at Main

From preparing legal documentation to working with clients, highly skilled legal assistants provide assistance to lawyers, judges and the public on a variety of legal matters. The Legal Assistant Diploma program at Red Deer Polytechnic prepares students to work as a legal professional in a variety of employment settings.

This two-year program prepares students to work within the legal profession as a highly skilled legal assistant professional providing support to lawyers within law firms, legal departments of corporations and government agencies. Students will develop knowledge and skills in legal terminology and procedures, technology, and communication through the following learning outcomes:

  • Complete processes and documents related to default judgments and contested actions, collections and chambers applications
  • Complete processes, searches, documents, and letters related to a variety of real estate purchases and sales
  • Create wills and enduring power of attorney, personal directives and applications for trusteeship and guardianship
  • Complete applications for probate and administration
  • Complete processes and documents for application for divorce, custody, access, support and matrimonial property pursuant to the various family law statutes
  • Register a variety of types of businesses, and prepare and maintain a corporate minute book
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Canadian legal system
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of criminal law
  • Identify components of contracts and assemble selected contracts
  • Create messages, letters and documents with appropriate style and format, using correct grammar and spelling. Proofread and edit own work and the work of others
  • Complete math calculations common to a law office
  • Demonstrate technical competence related to information technology commonly used in legal environments
  • Use interpersonal communication skills to promote positive client relations, resolve conflict and promote a positive team working environment
  • Demonstrate initiative, attitude and positive presentation of self, appropriate to the legal environments
  • Behave in an ethical manner based on the Code of Professional Conduct of the Law Society of Alberta
  • Demonstrate job search skills
  • Locate, evaluate, select, organize and summarize information using appropriate resources
  • Identify common problems encountered in the role of legal assistant and demonstrate problem solving strategies
  • Demonstrate time management and organizational skills.
Level Diploma
Discipline Law
Duration 24 months
Intakes Jan, Sep
Application Fees CAD 150
Tuition Fees CAD 16000
Campus Main
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Admission Requirements
Language proficiency (minimum)
PTE 59
Duolingo 115
Exam proficiency (minimum)
SAT Not Required / Waiver
ACT Not Required / Waiver
GRE Not Required / Waiver
GMAT Not Required / Waiver

Minimum GPA - 50% 

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