Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Courses A - C

293: Advanced Writing for Legal Practice: Responsible E-Mail and Letter Drafting

Description

Rigorous Writing

Skills

This course will address advanced legal writing issues that extend beyond drafting legal briefs and memoranda to prepare the student for common legal writing assignments involving correspondence and e-mail.

Specifically, this course will address professional e-mail etiquette, the analytical e-mail in comparison to the formal legal memorandum, productive communications with opposing counsel (including maintaining civility and professional decorum), and preserving client interests in dealing with non-parties.