Tag Archives: Criminal Law for Paralegals
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.
A Youth Criminal Justice Court judge has held that paralegals cannot represent clients in that court. Justice M. L. Cohen found, in a decision released Feb. 23, that the special court lies outside the paralegal scope of practice. A paralegal had asked to be declared a “suitable adult” to assist a young person, under section […]
LSG College of Law’s upcoming course schedule includes education for licensees who want to upgrade their skills, or branch out into new areas within the scope of practice. Post-licensing certificate courses qualify for Continuing Professional Development hours. Check with the school or the Law Society for confirmation of the CPD hours. Class sizes are limited […]