The Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute are proud to announce that Kristen K. Tiscione is the winner of the 2024 Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Legal Writing!
The ABA has agreed to study the ALWD/LWI joint proposal that would eliminate Standard 405(d), which allows schools to use short-term contracts and limit governance rights for LRW faculty.
The Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute is delighted to announce that Robert Anderson is the 2022 recipient of the Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Communication.
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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.
Have you ever considered running for the LWI Board? If so, then please join LWI Board members via Zoom on Nov. 15 from 4-5pm
Suffolk University Law School is hosting a conference this fall on Thursday, November
Please visit the conference website for details about the conference: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/about-us/events/events/2023/7/15th-global-legal-skills-conference
We are excited to announce that the 15th Global Legal Skills Conference will take
Recording and materials from the live presentation are now available!! Register to receive access.
The Legal Writing Institute is pleased to follow our inaugural New
Save the date for the 2024 Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute! The conference will take place at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School
The Legal Writing Institute is pleased to invite all new teachers of legal writing to participate in our second New Teacher Training Bootcamp! “New” doesn’t