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Loyalist College Paralegal Students to Participate In Mock Trial Competition, March 6-7

February 23, 2015

A team of six Loyalist College Paralegal students, sponsored by the Belleville firm Pretsell Davies Lawyers, will compete in Durham College’s Paralegal Mock Trial competition on March 6-7, 2015 at the Oshawa Court House. 

The Paralegal Mock Trial Cup is open to students in all accredited Ontario colleges and provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate their advocacy skills and their abilities to argue the law. Participants will compete in teams of six in front of a panel of real judges and justices in a competition designed to help develop public speaking and legal research skills, and build students’ self-confidence. 

What: Durham College Mock Trial competition for Paralegal students
Who: Six Loyalist College Paralegal students
When: March 6-7, 2015
Where: Oshawa Court House, 150 Bond Street East, Oshawa

Student Lindsay Dunn Ellen Steenburg and Kaitlyn Boyd Lindsay Dunn and Jenn Parks Jenn Parks

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Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Internationally renowned for its enriched student learning and living experiences, Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements and superior success services. To prepare students for in-demand careers, Loyalist offers 65 full-time programs; apprenticeships; and more than 500 online, distance and in-class courses, as well as opportunities for continuing education through more than 70 university transfer agreements. The College’s wide selection of advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificates aligns with market-driven disciplines including applied sciences, biosciences, building sciences, business and management studies, health sciences, human studies, justice studies, media, arts and design, and skills and technology. In Ontario, the College’s new Digital Media Centre and the LEED® Silver certified Sustainable Skills, Technology and Life Sciences Centre are training centres of choice for students, as well as College business and industry partners. For more information on the College’s Belleville and Bancroft campuses, visit

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Contact: Kerry Lorimer, Director, Marketing and Communications,
Loyalist College,, 613-969-1913 ext. 2536