Tag Archives: 2015 Paralegal Licensing Exam

Welcome to the Profession!

About 140 of the newest Ontario paralegals have been formally welcomed to the legal community. The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) feted the new licensees Dec. 3, at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. These are among the first cohort to write the beefed-up licensing exam. Robert Lapper, LSUC’s CEO, reported the next day to Convocation […]

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Did You Hear… The Truth About the Paralegal Licensing Exam

You have probably heard the rumours. The August Paralegal Licensing Examination will be impossibly difficult. The exam will be ridiculously easy. The exam location keeps changing. The exam will take place over two days. The exam is full of “trick questions” written by mean-spirited lawyers. Such rumours flourish before each session of the licensing exam, […]

Emond Publishing Prep Course

Writing in August? New Course Offers Review, Prep

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 […]

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Q&A: PSC Candidates Answer Question 3

Paralegal SCOPE presents the third in a series of Q & As for the PSC Election 2014. All answers are posted at the same time. Candidate names will be rotated, to ensure “alphabetical fairness.”   Question 3: The licensing exam is being updated. How will this affect the profession?   Brian Lawrie Updating the paralegal […]

Have Your Say – Licensing Exam Content

As it prepares to redesign the paralegal licensing exam, the Law Society of Upper Canada wants to hear from professionals about competencies for new paralegals. The primary focus of the current examination is professional responsibility, ethics and practice management. A new paralegal exam format, which includes substantive law questions will be introduced with the August […]

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