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2018 Biennial Conference

LWI is going back to school next summer, and we could not be more excited!

Please join us July 11-14, 2018 to reconnect, find new inspiration, and enhance your knowledge as a professor and scholar. 

To register for the conference, click here.

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The room block at the Hilton Milwaukee is open.  To get the $179 conference rate, use the group name "LWI.”

Marquette University dormitory lodging is also available.  The rates are $55.25 per night, per room (single); $80.00 per night, per room (double); $ 89.25 per night, per room (triple); and $99.50 per night, per room (quad).  To reserve a room, contact Carrie Enea at 414-288-4737 or carrie.enea@marquette.edu.


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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.

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