Duties & Responsibilities
As a law clerk, you can have any number of day-to-day tasks and duties. Under a lawyer’s direction, law clerks are responsible for many office procedures, with an emphasis on case and file management, time and financial management, client communication and record keeping that is in compliance with profession standards.
In a litigation office, the law clerk’s duties include filing documents with the courts, interviewing clients and witnesses, researching and drafting court documents as well as accompanying lawyers to meetings and court appearances. In a solicitor’s office, duties include maintaining corporate documents, filing documents, preparing real estate documents, completing real estate transactions, conducting title searches, drafting documents and doing related research. In an estate practice, the law clerk follows the steps in estate planning, administration and litigation, including drafting documents and preparing files for court.
The Law Clerk diploma program at Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus is comprehensive with only the most current and up-to-date course content. We will ensure you have all the knowledge and practical skills needed to proceed to a career with the utmost confidence. Contact us for more information and we’ll show you how quickly this rewarding career could be yours!