Part-time Distance Education
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie
Program Code: 2026


Legal Office Assistants aid lawyers in providing legal services. A career as a legal office assistant will give you insight into the working life of a law firm or a legal environment.

This program is not intended for law clerks or paralegals.

The Legal Office Assistant is a part-time program that is offered online via distance education. You must have access to a computer, the internet and an email account. All courses are offered online via the internet. Online courses begin every January, May and September.

This program is available on a course by course basis. Students may choose to complete one or more courses each semester. Students in this program are not eligible for OSAP funding. Courses within this program must be completed within 7 years, unless otherwise specified.

Requirements & Program Information

Ontario Secondary School Diploma with Grade 12 English (C) ENG4C or mature student status.

Career Path

Graduates of the program may seek employment in: private law offices, corporate legal departments, insurance companies, real estate offices, financial institutions, government offices and agencies.

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website:

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