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April 27, 2018 -- Please note that the Legal Writing Center is now closed for the semester and will reopen in August 2018 once classes resume. If you would like assistance with your writing during the summer, please contact Prof. Diamond (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Currently enrolled UB law students may visit the School of Law's new Legal Writing Center for one-on-one assistance with a UB Writing Fellow on any writing assignment in law school if permitted by the student's professor. If you are an accomplished writer or somebody who is just getting comfortable with legal writing, we welcome you to seek feedback on your writing. You may bring any substantive writing to the Legal Writing Center, including memos and letters, seminar papers, advocacy papers such as court memoranda and briefs, and writing samples for job interviews. Our Writing Fellows are available for appointments during a variety of times—contact us to schedule your consultation to get started on revising your work!
To meet with a Writing Fellow, please log in through the Appointment Tool in MyUB. Click the lightbulb icon in the Tools section. Choose "Legal Writing Center" in the drop down menu to see available times and to receive instructions about forwarding your paper to your Fellow prior to your appointment. Appointments are typically forty-five minutes to one hour and are generally available Monday through Friday. If you're new to the online appointment system, you'll have to register first. You will meet your Legal Writing Fellow on the 8th floor of the law school.
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Learn about our Writing Fellows here.
Please note: Writing Fellows are not experts in substantive legal issues. Accordingly, they will be unable to comment on the accuracy of your paper's substance. In addition, if a Writing Fellow's advice contradicts instructions you have received from your professor, you are responsible for clarifying with your professor on how best to proceed.