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Law Clerk with Internship


- Grade 12 or equivalentOR- Mature student status (18 years of age or older) and a passing score on the entrance examination

Benefits of this program

- Accelerated course times so you can graduate quickly- Practicum placements provide real-world experience- Career Services department provides assistance finding jobs and building resume

Employment Opportunities

- Banks- Corporations- Insurance Companies- Law Firms- Non-Profit Organizations- Real Estate Companies

The online Law Clerk with Internship program at Rumi Academy prepares students to pursue a traditional career path as a law clerk, working under the direct supervision of a lawyer. Our virtual classroom provides a flexible and convenient way to train for this exciting field.

Law clerks are able to work in several areas of law including criminal law, family law, civil litigation, environmental law, corporate law, healthcare, real estate, and wills and estates.

Students in the Law Clerk with Internship program will have the opportunity to gain real-world experience in a law office or other legal environment, giving them invaluable experience that can be added to their resume.

In addition to their Law Clerk with Internship diploma, graduates can apply to write the four exams in litigation, corporate, real estate, and estates law that are required to join the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO).


Qestions & Answers

Law clerks assist lawyers in managing cases by organizing and maintaining case files, tracking deadlines, scheduling hearings, and coordinating with clients, opposing counsel, and the court.

A Law Clerk with an internship should possess a combination of legal knowledge, practical skills, and interpersonal abilities to effectively contribute to the legal team and make the most of the internship experience. Here are essential skills for a Law Clerk with an internship:

Legal Research and Writing,Analytical Skills,Communication Skills,Attention to Detail,Time Management,Ethical Judgement,Initiative,Teamwork,Adaptability,Professionalism,Networking Skills,Technological Proficiency,Client Interaction,Negotiation Skills,Cultural Sensitivity

The tasks performed by a Law Clerk with an internship can vary depending on the nature of the legal practice, the specific internship program, and the level of responsibility assigned. However, here are some common tasks that Law Clerks may perform during their internship:

Legal Research,Document Review,Drafting Documents,Case Management,Court Filings,Client Interaction,Legal Writing,Legal Analysis,Administrative Support,Courtroom Support,Legal Compliance,Networking,Continuing Education,Research Memoranda.

The minimum educational requirement for becoming a Law Clerk with an internship can vary based on the employer, the specific internship program, and the nature of the legal work involved. However, a common minimum educational requirement is typically a high school diploma or its equivalent.

While some employers may hire Law Clerks with a high school diploma, many prefer or require candidates to have additional education, such as an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. A degree in a related field, such as legal studies, paralegal studies, political science, or a similar discipline, can be particularly advantageous.

Career advancement opportunities for a Law Clerk with internship experience can be diverse and may depend on factors such as the individual’s performance, the employer’s structure, and the legal environment in which they work. Here are some potential career advancement paths for Law Clerks:

Legal Assistant or Paralegal Roles,Specialization,Associate Attorney,In-House Counsel,Government Positions,Law Firm Positions,Legal Administration or Management Roles,Law School and Legal Practice,Legal Consulting or Entrepreneurship,Continuing Legal Education (CLE),Networking and Professional Development.

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