An Overview & Guide to Those Students Wanting to Become Accident Claims Lawyers
Guide to entrance examinations to the profession as a lawyer (e) pleading (e) and attorney (s)
This Guide to becoming an accident claims lawyer contains important information about access to practice examinations of The Law Society of Upper Canada. We encourage you to read this guide as part of your preparation for the exams.
Despite our efforts to provide you with updated information, it is possible that the Bar alters or revises policies and procedures for access to the profession exams. Please check the website on the Licensing Process profession to get the most current information regarding access to the profession exams.
- Purpose of access to practice examinations
- Development of the profession Examinations
- Structure of the profession Examinations
- Information on the review of access to the profession
- Communication examination results
- Guidelines on confidentiality and the security of the material and content relating to access to practice examination rules and protocol of the examination for access to the profession
- How to prepare for entrance examinations to the profession
- A. Establish a schedule for your study periods
- B. How to read and take notes effectively
- C. How to organize your documentation for the open book exam
- D. Revision Templates exam questions
- Questions for the lawyer (e) pleading (e)
- Questions for the (the) Attorney (e)
- E. How to control anxiety regarding exams
- F. How to maximize your performance in the entrance examinations to the multiple choice profession
Purpose of access to the profession exams for accident claims lawyers
Admission to the profession is officially recognized by the Law Society a (an) applicant (s) has met all the requirements set by the Law Society is authorized and (e) to exercise the legal profession ( e) in Ontario. The access to the profession exams are a component of the licensing process and the profession will be used to decide whether a (an) applicant (s) will be accepted (e) within the profession. A (an) applicant (s) may be admitted (e) to practice law in Ontario if (if) has successfully completed the examination for access to the profession as a lawyer (e) pleading ( e) consideration of access to the profession as prosecutor (e) and an experiential training program. There are two entrance examinations to the profession: a review of access to the profession as an lawyer (e) pleading (e) (lawyer review (e) pleading (e)) and a review of access to the profession as prosecutor (e) (the attorney exam (e)), each following a self preparation. The candidate (s) must pass both exams. The access to the profession exams focus on the core competencies that have been defined by the legal profession through a rigorous development and validation.
They are defined as knowledge, ability, skill, attitude and judgment that the lawyer (s) must show upon entering the profession.
The skills covered by these reviews are those that:
- have the most direct impact on public safety;
- promote an effective and compliant with the ethical practice;
- can be measured reliably by the issue format which is used in the examinations.
- The lawyer review (e) pleading (e) assesses competencies in the following categories:
Professional and ethical responsibility;
- knowledge of law (the laws of Ontario and federal and jurisprudence) particularly in the areas of civil litigation, criminal law, family law and public law;
- establishment and maintenance of attorney ratio (e) pleading (e) -client (e);
- distinction of problems and challenges, analysis and evaluation;
- alternative dispute resolution;
- issues management practice.
For a complete list of the lawyer’s skills (e) pleading (e) that can be evaluated in the context of access to practice examinations, see the website page on the order of the fundamental skills of lawyer (s) pleading (s) of access to the occupation process.
The Attorney Examination (e) assesses competencies in the following categories:
professional and ethical responsibility;
- knowledge of law (the laws of Ontario and federal case law, procedure and forms) particularly in the areas of commercial law, real estate law and administration and planning wills, trusts and estates;
- establishment and maintenance of prosecutor’s report (e) -client (e);
- execution of the retainer;
- issues management practice.
For a complete list of skills (the) Attorney (s) that can be evaluated in the context of access to practice examinations, see the website page on the order of fundamental skills of attorney (s) to the profession Access Process. Top
Development of access to practice examinations
Accident claims lawyer (s) working in all areas of practice relevant develop test questions under the direction of psychometrists with expertise in the field of the development and validation of tests. All exam questions are subject to a rigorous review and approval. A lawyer Advisory Group (s) and a litigation attorney Advisory Group (s), both compounds practitioner (ne) s models from a representative set of practice areas and offices of various sizes in Ontario , assess the issues of access to the profession exam based on the parameters provided in a detailed plan, which relate to specific skills. Subsequently, advisory groups establish and approve a passing grade for access to practice examinations. The pass mark is the performance that is expected of lawyer (s) early in their careers. The (the) candidate (e) receives a rating of “success” or “failure”. All of the points awarded is equal to or greater than the pass mark will receive “success” note. All of the points awarded is less than the passing score will receive a rating of “failure”.
Structure of access to practice examinations
Each access to the profession exam includes 240 multiple-choice questions and is divided into two parts: Part 1 (morning) and Part 2 (afternoon). Each game lasts 3:30. The (a) monitoring (e) principal (e) be responsible for the official time and tell the candidate (s) when to start and stop working for each timed section. The candidate (s) must not open their exam before having obtained the permission of (the) monitoring (e) principal (e). You should immediately ask your pencil as soon as you receive the statement. If you arrive late or need, during the review, to take a break to go to the bathroom, you will not receive additional time to complete . examining issues of access to the profession following examinations assess the cognitive abilities:
Knowledge / understanding: the ability to remember facts, policies, procedures and standards (eg, the ability to.. reference to the applicable provision of the Code of Ethics). Application:.. the ability to apply knowledge / understanding a little complex situation (eg, the ability to recognize the appropriate procedure to use when one is confronted with a usual situation). Critical thinking: the ability to apply knowledge / understanding in a complex situation and demanding, in addition to knowledge / understanding and application, the ability to analyze a problem to solve (p. . eg, the ability to identify the actions and establish a priority when one is faced with a complex situation; . the ability to recognize the relative importance of conflicting information and draw a conclusion by demonstrating good judgment)
There are two types of exam questions: independent multiple-choice and multiple-choice questions arising from a factual situation. Independent multiple-choice questions are independent of each other. Multiple choice questions arising from a factual situation are preceded by the factual situation in question. These questions (three to six questions for each factual situation) are independent of each other.
For example, it is not necessary to correctly answer Question 2, to have correctly answered the Question 1. Each question follows directly from the factual situation. The access to the profession examinations do not contain answers such as “all of the above” or “none of the above.” Each exam question has a better response. The lawyer examinations (e) pleading (e) and attorney (s) are open book and candidate (s) may bring with them (they) their texts of study, copies of legislation and notes to help them answer questions. However, all equipment brought into the examination room is confiscated and must remain in the room when the review is complete. The candidate (s) will not have the right at any time to leave any documents or the examination room. There are no exceptions to this rule. We strongly encourage you to bring a copy rather than the original, the notes you have taken student and study texts.