Lawyers

Study Group Description:

The Foundations of Canadian Law study group focuses on assisting internationally trained lawyers in reviewing the syllabus as outlined by the National Committee of Accrediation (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: 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 23 - July 25, 2020 (Saturdays)

Time:

8:30 am – 12:00 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