Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

JFK School of Law Resource Center Home

JFK School of Law Resource Center Home

Attending Legal Writing Sessions

Scheduling a Session

ATTN: You must be a registered user to schedule an appointment.

Register for coaching using the Academic Success Center Coaching Scheduler (WCOnline).WCOnline Login page

Individual Sessions:

If you would like to schedule an individual session with a legal writing coach, please use ASC Chat at the hours listed in ASC Contact Information to make that request.

 

Group Writing Sessions and Orientation:

Please use the Academic Success Center Coaching Scheduler to self-schedule any of the available group sessions.

Orientation

Exploring the Academic Success Center and Law Library Orientation ion

September 1 and September 19 at 1:00 p.m.

October 6 and October 17 at 1:00 p.m.

Join us for a tour of the Academic Success Center (ASC) and Law Library, where you will learn what services are available to assist you with developing skills in legal writing and research.  The ASC and Library Law Resources Orientation is for law students who want to understand where to access resources for legal citations, writing, and research to provide you with the support you need to achieve your academic goals.  Coaching Scheduler

Case Briefing

Case Briefing icon Books and notebook on table

 

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. 

One of the main skills you will use in law school is case briefing. Case briefing is how you summarize and pull relevant information from a case. This group session will focus on improving students’ abilities to brief a case as well as improving their efficiency.  Coaching Scheduler

IRAC Legal Writing - Group Session

 

IRAC group session icon picture of IRAC organizerWednesday at 11:00 a.m. 

Legal writing is a skill that you will continue to hone and master for the entirety of your legal career. In the IRAC small group session, you will have the opportunity to reinforce your understanding of the IRAC format and ensure that you’ve mastered the foundation on which all legal writing is based on. You will additionally have the opportunity to discuss the finer points of the IRAC format and receive answers to any outstanding questions you have related to IRAC.  Coaching Scheduler

Legal Outlining - Group Session

Legal writing icon hand holding pen and writing

 

Friday at 2:00 p.m. 

An outline is the primary way students organize the cases they have briefed during the semester. Outlining, done correctly, can make it easier to study for legal exams, including the bar exam.  Coaching Scheduler

Objective Memo Writing (Legal)-  Group

Objective Memo Writing icon picture of a book pen and paper

 

Saturday at 10:00 a.m. 

This group session will focus on reinforcing students’ objective writing skills, with an emphasis on students’ objective memos for class. The skills that will be addressed in the sessions include writing an effective issue statement, succinct facts section, and organization of your analysis.  Coaching Scheduler

NCU Library Home

ASC Home

CTL Home

IRB Home

DSE Home

ADE Home

JFK Resource Home