Paralegal Exam

About the Paralegal Prep Course

The Paralegal Prep Course is an intensive online exam preparation course that is designed to help students prepare successfully for the Ontario P1 Paralegal Licensing Exam. The course consists of a series of substantive lectures on the topics that will be tested on the paralegal exam, and includes an exam prep strategy component. Lectures are delivered by highly qualified instructors who are equipped with the knowledge and experience to guide students in preparing for the exam. The course is available online year-round, from any device. Emond Exam Prep also offers an online practice exam to help students confidently assess their strengths and weaknesses before writing the exam.

Online Course
Availability Available year-round
Format Video taped lectures that are accessible 24/7 during the rental period. They can be fast-forwarded, rewound, and re-watched.
Course Length The online paralegal prep course consists of 18 hours of video lecture, and the rental period is 90 days.
Course Materials Slideshow presentations are displayed alongside video lectures, and can be requested as PDFs.
Practice Exam For purchase separately.


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Course Syllabus and Instructors

Instructors for the Paralegal Prep Course are dynamic and experienced law professors and senior members of the bar and bench. They are committed to ensuring that their students will pass the Paralegal Licensing Exam. You can view each instructor’s biography by clicking their name in the course syllabus.

22 min Jurisdiction and Fundamentals of Canadian Law Professor Paul Emond Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School
President, Emond Publishing
1 hour 36 min Ethics and Professional Responsibility Trevor Farrow Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Osgoode Hall Law School
2 hours 48 min Criminal Law and
Provincial Offences
Justice Rick Libman Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto Region
1 hour 16 min Evidence Justice Sheila Ray Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto Region
51 min ADR – Alternative Dispute Resolution Professor Paul Emond Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School
President, Emond Publishing
3 hours 13 min Administrative Law
Tribunal Practice and Procedure
Marcel Mongeon Partner, Ross, Mongeon, Covello & Co.
1 hour 43 min Residential Landlord and Tenant Law Sean Henry Vice Chair of the Landlord and Tenant Board
57 min Employment Law Lindsay Scott Associate, Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein
2 hours 4 min Torts, Contracts, and Small Claims Court John Allen Partner, Allen & Allen, Barristers and Solicitors
1 hour 22 min Civil Litigation Darryl Singer Founder, Singer Barrister Professional Corporation
53 min Paralegal Studying Tips with Justice Rick Libman Justice Rick Libman Ontario Court of Justice, Toronto Region
30 min Licensing Exam Study Strategies With Paul Emond Professor Paul Emond Professor Emeritus, Osgoode Hall Law School
President, Emond Publishing

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Paralegal Preparation Course Video Trailer

The below Paralegal Preparation Course Video Trailer provides an idea of what the online course consists of, and the type of instruction you will receive. It includes feedback from past students, as well as video excerpts from the online lectures.

Paralegal Preparation Course Video Trailer

Begin the Paralegal Preparation Course.

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Student Testimonials

The below testimonials have been printed with permission of the students.

“The Paralegal Exam Preparation Course has been extremely informative. The instructors that taught the sessions were experienced lawyers or professors. They were able to explain those questions that my college professors couldn’t. Most importantly, they gave me great tips on how to prepare for the upcoming paralegal exam. Finally, I was able to create professional contacts with future paralegals. I feel confident I will pass the licensing exam after doing this course. I would recommend it to anyone that will write the paralegal licensing exam.”

– Valdis Cuvaldin, Fleming College

“The Emond Exam Prep staff was very helpful, very patient and welcoming of new ideas. The staff and instructors were encouraging and displayed a great deal of knowledge in many aspects of the law and ethics.”

– Anonymous

“Emond Exam Prep was great because it allowed me to test my knowledge in the comfort of my own home. I was able
to work on the prep exam on my own time. The answers and feedback provided at the end were very helpful as well.”

– Proshat Hadavi, Canadian Business College

“I found the practice exam to be extremely helpful when it came to writing the actual exam. It helped me to target my weaknesses and focus on them more. I especially liked that the website provided explanations…Overall, it was helpful and I highly recommend it.”

– Kudrat Manais, Sheridan College

“Emond’s Paralegal Exam Prep Course was able to bring an array of legal professionals such as Deputy Judges, Lawyers, and Justices of the Peace who combined theories and examples from the field, provided a huge breadth of knowledge tying professional ethics with substantive material. I would highly recommend this course because it will help narrow the topics and focus on preparing for the exam.”

– Yohne Yogeswaran, TriOs College

“The course has greatly helped prepare me for the exam. The PowerPoints and handouts are great resources and I will be taking them into the exam. This course was also a great place to make connections with the other participants and the lecturers. So glad I decided to take the course!”

– Marissa Kurin, Humber College

“This course really helped me to focus on what is important for the exam, and the study tips from Paul Emond were very helpful.”

– Anita Kumar, Humber College

“Extremely happy that I purchased this practice exam! The questions on the practice exam give you a great idea of what the questions on the actual exam will look like, and also the difficulty is about the same on both exams. It makes studying more enjoyable; instead of just reading your book you’re able to see how much you really know.”

– Alivia Goldenberg

“The questions were a good representation of the actual questions on the exam. It was also extremely helpful to have the correct answers explained at the end of the practice test.”

– Nicole Slierings

“As I work full-time, I did not have enough time to fully prepare for the LSUC Paralegal exam. As the exam was fast approaching, I was getting nervous. Two days before the exam I found this prep test and was very happy to have a way to better prepare. It came at the right time. I want to thank Emond Montgomery Publications for making this available. Not only did it help me, it also made a big difference to know that I can take a prep test from a source I trust.”

– Diana Achim

“This practice test was just what I needed. Taking the test helped me focus my studying on areas I wasn’t too sharp on, and calmed my nerves. I recommended it to a few friends who all thanked me too.”

– Natasha Mann

“The prep test made me feel confident for the actual test and gave me a good idea of the real test. Some of the questions were very similar to the actual test. It was definitely worth the money.”

– Anna Hrynko

“A short – but highly relevant – cross-section sample of preparatory questions for the P1 Paralegal Licensing Exam. I quickly completed this on the morning of the exam, and the feedback provided in the answers was insightful, accurate, and reliable…their practice exam reflects the trustworthy research and assiduous attention to detail found in all of their legal textbooks and publications.”

– Christos Draxl

“Great tool to assist you in preparing for the exam. My personal experience is that it gives you an idea of the sort of questions to expect, and helps you to figure out the areas that might need some more studying – it increases confidence.”

– Marianna Zaprudskaya

“It has been over a month that I was looking for sample questions to help me with my exam preparation. I was so happy to find this practice exam because I knew that it would help me get a idea of the actual exam no matter what. Thanks a lot for having this.”

– Eddy Balambula

“The practice exam will give you an idea what to pay attention to in the reading material. It was useful for me.”

– Elaine Elue

“I used the paralegal practice exam and found it helpful in my studies and readiness to write the exam.”

– Karen Peuser

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Practice Exam

Ontario P1 Paralegal Practice Exam
Price $90.00 + tax (CAD)
Format Online multiple-choice exam consisting of 170 substantive questions.
Timer The timer counts upward from the time that you begin the exam. It can be paused and your exam progress can be saved before logging out if you wish to resume the exam at a future date.
Content Questions have been formulated to evaluate a Candidate’s knowledge, understanding, and application of the required competencies that will be tested on the P1 Paralegal Exam. The structure and content of the questions are designed to mimic the Ontario P1 Paralegal Licensing Exam, with practical case-based scenarios. The substantive practice exam tests the following subject areas:

  • Evidence
  • Civil Litigation
  • Small Claims Court
  • Torts
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Summary Conviction
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation Process
  • Professionalism, Ethics, and Practice Management
Exam Review Upon exam submission, you are presented with your overall score as well as the breakdown of different subject areas and how you scored in each of them. You can review each exam question to see the answer you selected, the correct answer, and a detailed explanation.
Access Period You will have access to your practice exam and results from the date of purchase until the next scheduled Ontario Paralegal Licensing Exam date, at which point your exam will expire. You may attempt the practice exam up to four times. Questions remain the same on all four attempts.

Try the free sample exam – just make sure you are signed in (or signed up) first!

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Registration Options and Prices

Online Preparation Course
Available year-round
Substantive lecture + exam prep
$395 tax incl.
  • Format: 90-day online video rental with 24/7 access
  • Length: 18 hours of video lecture on exam topics and preparation
  • Course Materials: Slideshow PDFs available upon request
  • Registration: Open year-round
Online Practice Exam
Available year-round
Online multiple-choice practice exam
  • Exam is accessible online immediately after purchase
  • Correct answers, explanations, and performance analytics provided
  • Exam may be attempted up to 4 times. Questions do not change.
  • Expires at the next scheduled LSUC P1 exam date

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