Lawyers

Study Group Description:

The Canadian Criminal Law study group focuses on assisting internationally trained lawyers in reviewing the syllabus as outlined by the National Committee of Accreditation (NCA), the standing committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. 
Facilitated sessions focus on the fundamentals of the exam and are facilitated by an articling student-at-law or a licensed lawyer in Alberta. Participants will concentrate on developing their study, writing, time management and reasoning skills.

Licensing Body/Provincial Body:
Law Society of Alberta

Facilitators: 
Facilitated by an articling student-at-law or a licensed lawyer in Alberta

Cost: 
No cost for eligible clients accepted into the study group

Eligibility Requirements: 
Be an internationally trained lawyer 
Have been assessed by NCA to write the Foundations of Canadian Law exam and provide proof
Write and pass an assessment test 
Complete a study group assessment
Be ready, willing and able to commit to the attendance rules 
Be ready, willing and able to study the required hours per week 
Be ready, willing and able to participate in a mentorship partnership with CRIEC
Be approved by a career coach/facilitator/coordinator

Delivery Method: 
Online

Required Textbook: 
N/A

Dates: 
May 29 – July 31, 2020 (Fridays)

Time:
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Number of Sessions:
10

What are the steps to find out if you can join the Foundations of Canadian Law study group?
1. Call Directions for Immigrants at 403-770-5155 and make an appointment to meet with a career coach 
2. Complete your online registration form
3. Attend your appointment to determine your eligibility
4. Write and pass an assessment test
5. Complete a study group assessment with your career coach
6. Develop an action plan with your career coach