Law Firm Profile - Office Administration

Law Firm Profile - Office Administration

Law Firm Profile - Office Administration (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Two semesters, beginning in September


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Contact Information

Carolyn Smith, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4371


The 2015/2016 fee for two semesters was
– domestic $3,740.82
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2015/2016 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status
All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Other Recommendations
• Students will be required to achieve keyboarding proficiency at 45 words per minute (wpm) in order to graduate. A minimum keyboarding speed of 30 wpm is strongly recommended for program entry.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Get a practical education to become a legal assistant or legal administrative assistant with Humber’s Law Firm Profile – Office Administration certificate program, which will provide you with the essential knowledge and skills you’ll need to succeed. In two semesters, you will acquire the theoretical knowledge of legal practice and procedures in different areas of law along with practical, hands-on applications. Humber’s partnership with a consortium of prominent national and international law firms reinforces program concepts and adds real-world depth to your legal studies through paid work placement opportunities, guest speakers, panel discussions and field trips.

Our comprehensive selection of legal courses helps you to develop a solid understanding of the theories and procedures pertinent to your career. Learn how to draft legal documents, perform legal research, prepare clients’ accounts, and liaise with clients, lawyers, government officials, and court personnel in the execution of legal matters. Get hands-on training in using specialized legal software such as InForm Court Forms, Teraview (e-reg), PCLaw and Quicklaw.

Our advisory committee regularly reviews our curriculum, ensuring our program is always on the cutting edge of developments in the legal profession.

List of Courses

How to Apply

Your Career

Have a desire to get an instant start on a new career in the legal profession within a year? Interested in gaining challenging and rewarding employment in which you can play an integral role in supporting a lawyer’s practice? If you’re exploring a career as a legal assistant or legal administrative assistant, Humber’s Law Firm Profile – Office Administration program will help you get there.

Preparing legal documents, managing clients’ records and conducting research to assist lawyers or other legal professionals are among your primary responsibilities. With your understanding of pertinent legal procedures and your superior computer, administration and research skills, you will help lawyers manage an efficient and productive law practice.

When it comes to employment opportunities, Toronto is home to 14 of Canada’s 20 largest law firms, including the country’s top three, which have more than 300 lawyers each. Be in demand as a legal assistant or legal administrative assistant at a law firm, a government agency or in private industry.

Our Industry Partnerships

Established educational partnerships include a consortium of prominent national and international law firms: Bennett Jones LLP; Bereskin & Parr LLP; Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP; Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP; Gardiner Roberts LLP; Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP; Hughes Amys LLP; McCarthy Tétrault LLP; and Torys LLP.

Work Placement

Use your new knowledge, skills and behaviours through a seven-week paid work placement during the second semester. These placements, arranged by the school with prominent national and international law firms in Toronto, complement the practical courses at Humber and constitute an integral part of your learning.

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.


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