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ILCO Associate Program

The Associate Level Program consists of four courses: litigation, corporate, real estate and estates. The program is designed to enhance the education and skills of law clerks already in the profession, expand the knowledge of experienced legal assistants and provide the basic academic foundation needed for people with legal experience planning a career as a Law Clerk. These courses are designed to prepare a student to write The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario's Provincial Examinations. The exams are worth 100 % of your course mark.

In order to receive the Associate Program Certificate, you must successfully complete the examinations in all four of areas of law. The passing grade is 60 percent and honours is 80 percent or higher.

Each course is offered once per year. They are offered in class at limited locations and online in conjunction with OntarioLearn. Please click here for details on course availability and location.

There is also the opportunity to self-study for the Provincial exams. Note that there is no professional assistance available for this method of learning.  Please click here for details.

ILCO Associate Courses

To learn more about each of the ILCO Associate Courses, the syllabus information as well as textbook and reference requirements for each course, click on the course titles below:

Real Estate
Litigation
Estates
Corporate

Exam Schedules

There are 2 opportunities to write each ILCO Provincial Exam. For the exam schedule, please click here.