Learn from the best legal writing professors in the United States without traveling away from home.
Seattle University School of Law Professor Laurel Oates will teach international lawyers and legal professionals the skills for effective drafting and communications in this online course.
The standard rate for the course and the individualized review of four assignments is $1,400.00 U.S.
The tuition for students or professors is $1000.00 U.S. To qualify, you must submit a transcript or other document from your school that establishes that you have been a full-time student in the last year. Professors must submit a letter from your dean or head of school.
Upon registration you will shortly receive access to the online course as an individualized account will be created. The course is self-paced*. Once you complete your online registration you will receive additional course registration materials. For any questions please email: email@example.com.
*Please note that the time frame for completing the course is six months from the date of registration. If you are not able to complete the course within six months, please contact the professor.
Once purchased and program begun there are no cancellations or refunds. To cancel and receive a refund minus a $50 administrative fee prior to beginning the course please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-398-4210.
Attorneys: If you practice internationally, you should take this course to improve your ability to write clearly, concisely, and correctly in English. In today's world, your first contact with clients, opposing counsel, and the courts is likely to be through email or some other type of written document, and you want your first impression to be a good impression.
Law Students: If you want to get into one of the best LLM programs, you need to be able to demonstrate that you have strong writing skills. One way to do that is to take this course and to list the certificate that you receive in your list of credentials.
You will complete 19 one-hour classes that cover topics from learning how to construct an effective sentence and paragraph, to the basics and not so basic rules of grammar and punctuation, to how to write persuasively. Each class consists of a mix of lectures and short assignments.
You will submit four written assignments to Professor Laurel Currie Oates. Professor Oates will review those assignments and provide you with individualized comments on what you do well and what still needs work.
While the course is designed as a 10-week course, you can work through the course at your own pace. For example, you could do one class a week, two classes a week, or three or four classes a week.
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