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What Is a Paralegal?

A Paralegal is a licensee under the Law Society of Ontario who is qualified, by education, to provide legal advice and representation in the Ontario Courts and Tribunals. They compose legal documents and conduct research in order to prepare for hearings, trials and mediation.


Tribunals, Boards & Commissions

Landlord and Tenant Board

Immigration and Refugee Board

Human Rights Tribunal

Ontario Labor Relation Board

Court Services
(Civil & Criminal Law)

Small Claims Court

Provincial Offences

Summary Convictions

Highway Traffic Offences

Other Services
(and more…)

Commissioner of Affidavits

Court Attendance



To help clarify what Paralegals can and cannot do please review the following:


The regulatory scheme set out in the Law Society’s By-Law 4 permits paralegals to practise in what were already permitted areas of practice. Subsection 6 (2) authorizes licensed paralegals to represent someone:


  • In Small Claims Court (matters up to $35,000)
  • In the Ontario Court of Justice under the Provincial Offences Act
  • In summary conviction offences where the maximum penalty does not exceed six months’ imprisonment
  • Before administrative tribunals