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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 for this opportunity to reconnect, find new inspiration, and enhance your knowledge.

In the coming months, you’ll learn more information about the conference here and via email.  You’ll also receive information about the broad range of activities Milwaukee offers its summer visitors.  For now, please mark your calendars and save July 11-14, 2018, for the LWI Biennial Conference, a "Back to School" journey. 

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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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