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Practise Makes Perfect – Exam Prep Test

Just in time for the upcoming Paralegal Licensing Exams, a new online resource from a familiar name could help paralegal Candidates to feel more confident and prepared as they head into the examination room. Emond Montgomery Publications, widely regarded as one of Canada’s leading academic law publishers, has developed a timed practise exam for paralegal […]


How To Survive (and Thrive) at Paralegal School

Some things, you have to learn the hard way. Other things, you can learn from others’ hard-earned experience. As new students settle in to their accelerated education, or get set for next fall’s intake, here is some friendly, blunt advice on making the most of your time in school. No matter where you choose to […]

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Substantive Exam, Step One: Do Not Panic

Stay calm and carry on. Changes are coming, to both the accreditation and audit processes for paralegal programs, and to the paralegal licensing examination — but there is no need to panic. Information available from the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) suggests that the changes, which have been in the works since 2012, will […]

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Legal Word of the Day: “Misrepresentation”

Misrepresentation — An assertion that is not in accord with the facts. This can be deliberate, or done with ignorance, or with reckless disregard for the truth. Misrepresentation can be in writing, or a course of conduct. Misrepresentation is tortious if someone, relying on the statements held out to be true, suffers a loss. If […]

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From Student to Paralegal Sole Proprietor

Contributor Brett Lockwood offers advice from his experience transitioning from student to Licensed Paralegal and practice owner: Opening a paralegal firm is a massive – yet rewarding – undertaking. It takes a certain type of individual to muster enough courage and energy for this leap of faith. From my first day of college, I knew […]

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Task management tools

Asana is a shared task management tool for teams. It provides a single location for team members to assign, update, synchronize and manage the ingredients of a successful project, with timelines and benchmarks.