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About The Program

The Paralegal diploma program provides the opportunity for students to pursue an 8-week field placement for hands-on experience.

Career Opportunities

The Paralegal program will qualify grads to pursue positions within law firms, administrative tribunals, government agencies, legal aid clinics and the courts.

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

  • Thompson & Thompson Law
  • Foster & Company
  • Foreign Canada
  • Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia
  • Department of Justice
  • Office of the Attorney General

Program Details

Looking for an introduction to Canada’s legal system? Paralegals boast one of the highest employment rates in Canada, and provide an essential roster of services for law firms. You’ll be responsible for preparing essential documents, maintaining records and files, and undertaking research projects. Modules covered in the Eastern College Paralegal program will provide you with expertise in legal terminology, major areas of practice, and the code of ethics and professional behaviour required for success.

Gain hands-on experience with an 8-week field placement.

Every lawyer and every law firm has a great team working hard with them behind the scenes. Contact us today for more information about becoming a Paralegal!

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