Continuing Legal Education

Individual Consultations on Legal Writing

Professor Anne Enquist, the Director of our nationally ranked Legal Writing Program, is offering one-on-one consultations for lawyers who want to improve their legal writing. These consultations will be individualized to meet the specific needs of each writer.

Professor Enquist will help you develop your writing strengths and overcome your writing weaknesses using strategies she has developed over 33 years as Seattle U's Writing Advisor.

A package of three consultations is $750. Dates, times, number of meetings, and location for the individual consultations will be arranged when they are mutually convenient.  For more information, contact Professor Enquist at:

Mastering Legal Writing

June 24-26, 2015 | 18 CLE credits pending

In today's legal market, one of the most valued skills is the ability to write clearly, concisely, and correctly. Clients, senior partners, and judges all appreciate lawyers who can write well.


This course is spread over three days with interactive sessions. Each day will feature a series of short lectures followed by exercises that allow participants to apply the skills just taught. In addition, if you choose to do so, you will have the opportunity to revise and edit one of your own pieces of writing.

For more information please contact Professor Laurel Oates.


This summer's course is being taught by Professor Laurel Currie Oates, one of the founders of Seattle University's nationally ranked legal writing program. Professor Oates has taught legal writing for more than 30 years and is the co-author of five books on Legal Writing.





General Registration - $995.00

Seattle University School of Law Alumni - $945.00