Certificate of Advanced Study in
Legal Research and Writing
Certification:Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded a designated credential, " (CAS) Certificate of Advanced Study in Canadian Legal Research and Writing ”
How to register and pay:
All registrations and payments for this course are processed online via web. We only accept Visa or Master Card. If you are interested to register for this course please use following links to register.
Course status and schedule
|Program Status; Open|
|Regular fee – $159 (CAD)|
Course education/learning format; Recorded Video
Number of Classes/Hours:
**Admission criteria for Programs:
Course Access Period:
24/7 Access to take the course in this format will be available via web. Course must be completed in 30 days from the date of registration approval.
Access to this course will expire in 30 days from the date of registration approval. You may apply for course repeat after that. Click here for course repeat request.
|Textbooks/Resources and Reading Instructions:
There is no textbook or paper-based material required.
Class notes and related links to respective area of law and subject will be provided via digital PDF copy or before each class.
All course material/links may be accessed through the course webpage at or before the beginning of class. Students may download and keep a copy of the course material/links for their study and reference.
Students are responsible for and required to read all materials as per course-related areas to cover before start of the class or course.
Ms. Melissa Harris (Member LSUC P1, RCIC,)
Jana Logananthan B.Sc. (Hon.), J.D., Barrister & Solicitor (ON)
Mr. Nathan Tischler BSC. (Hon.) Psychology, JD., Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario, Canada)
Mr. M. Watto B.A., LL.B , RCIC . ASC
Methods of Evaluation:
Academic Honesty and Integrity:
Course Evaluation and Assessment: Participants will be expected to complete reading and homework assignments and will be assigned an advanced legal research or writing based project to complete and assess on self assessment basis.
Exams, Quizzes, Assignments:
100% Multiple choice exam (Open book)
Students are required to read carefully and follow the course outline under the “Evaluation and Assessment” heading once logged in course OLMS page after registration. Based on this course requirements, this information will be available within the (OLMS) course outline, once admission is approved. Students must read and apply submission deadlines.
Assessment / Evaluation Rules, Attendance, Grading Standard: 70% score to pass the exam.
How to get course notes and materials?
All L.A.P.E.C. Prep Course students are provided with online access to downloadable course materials, including PDF presentations and supplementary preparation materials.
Upon full admission, students will have online access to a secure student’s portal, from where they may view, download, and share notes and reference materials.
All notes and study materials are provided equally to all students regardless of their attendance format. Readings in the required texts will be assigned in advance of the start of classes, and it is recommended that students attend class or session well prepared. Supplement your ICCRC Licensing exam study materials with course notes, copies of lecture slides, and handouts.
For Online Courses No user-end software license , web cameras or training are required. Students just need a computer or smart device and DSL-speed Internet to join live sessions. Click here for basic system requirements and protocols.
All P.D.L.E.S.- Program registrants are provided with detailed instructions and links, allowing them access to a live webcast on the date and time of a given program, and the ability to speak and ask questions during live sessions directly to the educator. P.D.L.E.S. will also allow access to video archives for up to two (2) consecutive Bar exam attempts.
How to apply for course repeat request: Simply select the course from the available list, in any format, and proceed with course registration without completing the fee payment part. (L.A.P.E.C. admissions office will assess your request and if falls within policy, you will receive further instructions to access course in 24–48 business hours. or Click here to submit course repeat form
No Show/No Attendance Policy
1- Online:If student fails to attend live or online class/session, he/she will be marked absent. No refund or exchange of event format will apply in this situation. Generally there is a 75% attendance rule which applies in various diplomas or certification course(s); but for the prep course it is not mandatory, as students will have access to class/course video at a later time and may not miss anything.
2- In class:Attendance in this class format is based on course requirements; please see your course outline for more details. Generally there is a 75% attendance rule which applies in various diploma or certification course(s); but for the prep course it is not mandatory, as students will have access to class/course video at a later time and may not miss anything.
3- Video:This format is mostly based on self-study methodology and students may govern themselves accordingly for their own interest. Once the program is delivered to the student, L.A.P.E.C. is not responsible for the student’s further educational activity and there is no attendance requirement. No refund or exchange of event format will apply in this situation.
P.D.L.E.S.-L.A.P.E.C. Educational Program is developed and designed based on a law school level standard to assist students.
This P.D.L.E.S.-L.A.P.E.C. specialization program/course is a voluntary program. It is not mandatory or required by any provincial law society or regulatory body in Canada.
**Meeting the minimum admission requirements and deadline dates is not a guarantee of admission in some courses. Only the most qualified candidates will be considered.