All Becoming-a-paralegal Posts

My Experience in Herzing's Paralegal Program

Sep 3, 2019 1:01:49 PM

Photo: Sadique Alexander graduated from the Paralegal Program at Herzing College Toronto in March, 2019.

There's no doubt about it: Paralegal has become a massively popular career path in Ontario. There are many colleges offering diplomas, and many job options to choose from.

You can join a law firm, start your own practice, choose an area of law that really inspires you...and best of all, help people in need of affordable legal services. But is becoming a paralegal right for you?

If you've been thinking about Paralegal training, but aren't sure about taking the next step, your best bet is to talk with someone who's recently completed the program.

Top 7 Benefits of Becoming a Paralegal

Aug 8, 2018 2:00:12 PM

Have you been thinking about becoming a paralegal, but need a bit of a push to get the ball rolling with training and licensing? This post is for you.

There's a big leap between watching Scandal or Law & Order, and feeling really excited about starting a legal career—and actually researching colleges and enrolling in a paralegal program!

Many people get stuck in that gap, and it takes them years to finally start training and get their career off the ground.

Pros & Cons of Becoming a Paralegal: Advice for New Students

Feb 28, 2018 8:32:42 AM

Updated December, 2020.

There are several key advantages to becoming a paralegal in Ontario right now. Ontario paralegals enjoy more autonomy and a broader scope of practice than their peers in other parts of Canada—and there is constant pressure to expand their role even further.

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