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Drake Law to host Legal Writing Institute workshop “Preparing Practice-Ready Students”

Drake Law School will be hosting one of many Legal Writing Institutes across the country on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9 a.m. Drake’s workshop is entitled, “Preparing Practice-Ready Students.”

The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving legal writing by providing a forum for discussion and scholarship about legal writing, analysis, and research. LWI promotes these activities through its publications, workshops, specialty conferences, and the national biennial conferences held in even-numbered years.

Prof. Danielle Shelton, professor of law, says, “Drake Law is excited to welcome colleagues from across the country for our one-day workshop. We look forward to exchanging ideas about how best to prepare students to practice law in an ever-changing legal environment.”

The event will showcase topics such as “Writing for Today’s Partners”, “Professionalism and Ethics”, “The Softer Side” and “Hot Topics.”

For a complete schedule and to see a list of speakers, visit

Reserve your spot today: For questions, please contact Prof. Danielle Shelton at
Date Posted: 12/4/2012
Last Modified: 12/4/2012 12:57:00 PM by Ann Van Hemert