Practical knowledge and skills to help clients solve everyday problems – these are the heart and soul of paralegal work. Enhancing these essentials is at the core of Osgoode PD certificate programs developed with paralegals in mind. “The Osgoode Certificate in Provincial Offences Court Practice” is the latest such program. It blends skills with the […]
Emond Exam Prep has launched a new, expanded Paralegal Practice Exam, for candidates writing the revised 2015 Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) Licensing Exam. Because the format and content of the exam have changed, Emond Exam Prep has updated its service with a comprehensive, 170-question practice exam. The updated practice exam contains substantive multiple-choice […]
Scope regularly provides carefully curated links to news items that are particularly relevant for Ontario’s 7,000 licensed paralegals. This focused list includes articles from popular media as well as legal-services provider content, all of it useful for paralegals.
POA Court: Victim Surcharge Update An Ottawa judge has upheld the federal Victim Surcharge. Justice Bruce Glass, of the Ontario Superior Court, ruled that the payment is neither a fine nor a punishment; rather, it is “merely a consequence of getting a conviction.” The case is R. v Tinker, Judge, Bondoc & Mead, 2015 ONSC […]
Paralegal Candidates preparing to write the new licensing exam in August have a new way to calm their nerves. Emond Publishing, widely regarded as one of Canada’s leading academic law publishers, has developed a five-day preparation course which will cover substantive law in the key competencies that will be tested in the revised the paralegal […]