Advanced Legal Writing Workshop

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
FRI 1:00 - 8:30 pm ONLINE
SAT 9:00 am - 4:10 pm ONLINE

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location


This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom.

This 2-day course (5.75 hours each day) covers two broad legal-writing topics. Day one covers mechanics: common mistakes in word usage, grammar, and punctuation—and how to avoid and fix them—plus the most challenging advanced topics in the mechanics of legal writing. Key goals are to strengthen your writing credibility and raise your writing IQ. Day two covers broader concepts: concision, persuasion, organization, and revision, as well as some citation and transactional drafting. The course requires pre-class reading and quizzes and a final written project. Pass-fail.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Advanced Legal Writing Workshop (optional)
Schiess, Wayne
ISBN: 978-1098768836


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
08/19/2020 Meeting times changed