Court Clerk Criminal-OCJ

Court clerks are an extension of the Bench assisting the presiding judiciary in a criminal bail, plea and trial court. Court clerks process all documents and ensure the smooth progression of the courtroom proceedings on a daily basis. This course enables students to study the role of an Ontario Court clerk in a courtroom setting. Students will learn courtroom decorum, principles and procedures using ministry-approved guidelines, and will acquire skills to operate a courtroom as a clerk using governing regulations and demonstrating the importance of confidentiality and sensitivity in a court environment.