Municipal Law Clerk

Ontario College Certificate | Code: 0945

Please note:

This program is closed to new students. Students currently enrolled in this program can register for courses. Please connect with the program contact for more information.
You may also have interest in exploring Law Clerk Essentials (1504).

About the program

This program will provide the comprehensive skills necessary to prepare graduates for entry-level opportunities within law departments of municipalities, insurance companies, and land and property development organizations. Individuals may enhance their skills in the municipal law field. Through knowledge and practice, students will be able to participate in Ontario Municipal Board advocacy, Small Claims Court advocacy, and Tenant Protection Act actions. The placement component is integral in providing the student with an opportunity to focus on a specific area(s) of their legal interest.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.

Note re: admission requirements

  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

Admission procedures

  • This program is not currently accepting applications.

Graduate opportunities

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Program outcomes

  • Assume the role and responsibilities of a municipal law clerk.

  • Demonstrate advocacy skills.

  • Undertake legal research.

  • Use appropriate terminology and documentation.

  • Distinguish correct forms for specified procedures.

  • Assist lawyers, and conduct municipal prosecutions.

Program related resources

Program contact

Continuing Education
Upcoming Registrations

Mark your calendar for our upcoming registration dates, so you can plan your future.

Spring Registration: Opens February 1, 2021
Fall Registration: Opens July 5, 2021