North Dakota Law

Updates from the University of North Dakota School of Law.

Professor Carolyn Williams elected treasurer of The Legal Writing Institute

The Legal Writing Institute (LWI) announced that Professor Carolyn Williams was elected by her peers as the LWI Treasurer, after just being elected for her first term as a Director of the Board. LWI is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving legal communication by supporting the development of teaching and scholarly resources and establishing forums to discuss the study, teaching, and practice of professional legal writing. It believes that effective legal communication is critical to the wellbeing of society, the judicial system, and the legal profession.

More than 35 years after its founding, LWI has over 1,700 members and continues to support legal writing, teaching, and scholarship, as well as work to improve the status of legal writing faculty nationwide. You can read more about LWI here and more about the work Professor Williams is engaged in here.