2021 Blackwell Award Winner

Join us for a celebration honoring our Blackwell Award winner: Teri A. McMurtry-Chubb.  The celebration will begin on Friday, Jan. 29 at 7:00 p.m. EST!  Information regarding registration can be found here. We'll be toasting Teri with her favorite cocktail--the Velvet Hammer. Access the event's program here

2021 Golden Pen Award Winner

The Legal Writing Institute is pleased to announce the winner of the 2021 Golden Pen Award:

Judge Carlton W. Reeves

Thank you for making the 2020 One Day Workshops a huge success!

Information and program information for each location is available here

Materials for Teaching Online

A collection of helpful resources with kudos to Tracy Norton

 

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