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LGL 150 Foundations of Law and Procedure

Effective date: January 2017

This survey and skills based course gives learners an introduction to: the Canadian legal system and specifically the British Columbia legal system; an introduction to Canadian legal history and current functions of government and law-making institutions; federal and provincial court systems, as well as specific areas of private and public law. This course will include an introduction to the production of some forms and documents encountered while working as an LOA in British Columbia and will provide learners with a foundational knowledge in the preparation of legal documents in later, specified courses in the LOA program.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

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LGL 151 Civil Litigation Procedures

Effective date: September 2015

This course introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of a legal office assistant working in the area of civil litigation in British Columbia. Topics covered include: specialized legal terminology; Provincial Statue Law and Regulations; Forms and Rules of Court for BC’s Supreme Court matters; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Preparing, filing and maintaining client files; Confidentiality and client management and current civil litigation specific technology

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

LGL 152 Legal Document Production

Effective date: September 2015

This course focuses on document production skills and techniques required by a legal office assistant working in British Columbia. Topics covered include specialized legal terminology; legal editing and proofreading, note taking and speed writing and transcription through directed exercises and current applicable technology.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

LGL 153 Conveyancing Procedures

Effective date: September 2015

This course introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of a legal office assistant working in the area of real estate law and residential conveyancing in British Columbia. Topics covered include: specialized legal terminology; Provincial Statute Law and Regulations; preparation and filing of forms and Rules of BC’s Land Title and Survey Authority; set up and maintenance of client files in a real estate matter; confidentiality and client management; and current conveyancing specific technology.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

LGL 154 Family Law Procedure

Effective date: September 2015

This course introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of a legal office assistant working in family law in British Columbia. Topics covered include: specialized legal terminology; Federal and Provincial Statue Law and Regulations; Forms and Rules of Court for BC’s Provincial and Supreme Court matters; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Family Law Agreements; Preparing, filing and maintaining client files; Confidentiality and client management and current family law specific technology.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

LGL 155 Corporate & Criminal Procedure

Effective date: September 2015

This course introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of a legal office assistant working in the areas of corporate and criminal law in British Columbia. Topics covered include: specialized legal terminology; Federal and Provincial Statue Law and Regulations; forms and rules for corporate and criminal matters; preparing and maintaining client files; confidentiality and client management; and current specific technology.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

LGL 156 Wills, Estates, & Business Law

Effective date: September 2015

This course introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of a legal office assistant working in Wills, Estates and other areas of Business Law in British Columbia. Topics covered include: specialized legal terminology; Federal and Provincial Statute Law and Regulations; Forms and Rules pertaining to various areas of law in British Columbia; First Nations Law, Testamentary documents; maintaining client files and records management ; confidentiality and client management; and current, specific technology.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

LGL 170 Integrated Procedural Experience

Effective date: September 2015

In this capstone course students apply, synthesize, utilize, and combine all program content through integrative activities relating to specific and general legal knowledge and legal office procedures, including integration seminars and legal workplace practice experiences. Students develop personal workplace goals and apply administrative skills to support effective law firm operation ensuring compliance with the BC Law Society’s Code of Professional Conduct. Students learn approved legal records management procedures by creating and maintaining client, time and file records/systems that meet BC’s Law Society legal professional requirements. Students are introduced to the concept of a paperless office and the requirements necessary to ensure compliance with Law Society Rules. Four (4) weeks will be spent in class, and three (3) weeks will be spent in a workplace environment.  

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
6
Format
128 lecture hours over 4 weeks and 105 workplace integrated learning over 3 weeks
Related programs
Legal Office Assistant
Tuition
$1,981.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Or:

  • Permission of the Chair

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