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The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving legal communication. We believe that effective legal communication is critical to the wellbeing of society, the judicial system, and the legal profession.
Each year, ALWD and LWI jointly sponsor a national survey of legal writing programs. The survey collects data on program design, curriculum, salary, workload, and status issues. Almost all law schools in the U.S. participate in these surveys.
The Program Committee is happy to announce the 2019 Biennial Empire State Legal Writing Conference
LWI Lives is a regular electronic publication of the “Faces of LWI” Committee, which explores the emerging identity of LWI and its members. We have
The editorial board of The Second Draft is pleased to announce the publication of our Spring 2019 issue.
On behalf of the Site Selection Committee for the 2022 LWI Biennial Conference, we announce the call for applications to host the conference.
LWI's We Write Retreats provide a fixed space and dedicated time for legal writing professors to devote themselves to focused and intensive scholarly writing, away