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Top 10 Things to Know About Becoming a Legal Assistant

Mar 26, 2021 9:49:44 AM

If you’re interested in law, good with people, detail-oriented and organized, legal assistant could be an ideal career path.

It’s an excellent time to become a legal assistant in Manitoba. Strong employment growth and waves of retirements are creating jobs in this field, in every part of the province. 

You don’t need a university degree, and college legal assistant programs are relatively quick. 

So, how do you get started? What’s involved in becoming a legal assistant?  And most importantly, how do you know if this career is right for you? 

Meet Nicole: What to Expect from Herzing's Legal Assistant Program

Apr 24, 2020 10:53:42 AM

Photo: Nicole Page, Legal Assistant instructor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Looking for a legal career that doesn't require years of university study? Have excellent communication and organizational skills, and can see yourself thriving in a busy law office?

Legal assistant could be the profession you're looking for. Legal assistants work under lawyer supervision, providing valuable support with case preparation, drafting documents, scheduling clients, and running the legal office.

They work at courthouses, private law firms, real estate firms, corporate legal departments, and government agencies. You can specialize in a particular area of law, or work at a firm that provides services in several legal areas.

Are you a good fit for this role? Should you consider Legal Assistant training?

This week, we interviewed Nicole Page to find out what is involved in becoming a legal assistant and what to expect at work.

Life as a Legal Assistant: Everything You Should Know Before You Begin

Oct 3, 2019 4:53:20 PM

Legal assistant students in class at Herzing College Winnipeg

Considering Legal Assistant Training? 5 Things to Know Before You Enrol

Dec 26, 2018 1:31:36 PM

Love the idea of a legal career, but don't want to spend years in university and law school? A college-level Legal Assistant Diploma is an excellent option for students who want a faster route to training and employment.

But before you jump in, make sure you have a clear picture of what a legal assistant does—and what's involved in training—so you know for sure this path is right for you.

Are You a Good Candidate for Legal Assistant Training?

Sep 27, 2018 11:06:58 AM

Legal assistant training is an incredibly popular diploma program. There's no doubt that the rise of courtroom dramas (like Scandal, How To Get Away With Murder, and The Good Wife) play a huge part in this trend.

What Does a Legal Assistant Do? The 3 Main Categories of Tasks

Feb 22, 2018 12:11:47 PM

What draws students to legal assistant training instead of say, a business administration program? Why choose this career over other positions that also focus on office management?

5 Points to Consider When Choosing a Legal Assistant Program

Apr 5, 2017 8:52:08 AM

The job market for legal assistants in Winnipeg is very strong. The latest jobs analysis by Statistics Canada shows steady growth for this occupation in Manitoba, citing large numbers of upcoming retirements and growing demand for legal services as key drivers for the positive outlook.

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