Memo and Brief Writing

Memo and Brief Writing

Memo and Brief Writing

This course teaches the analytical and drafting skills needed to write complex memos and briefs that are used in legal practice. Assignments may include drafting memoranda of law, trial briefs, and appellate briefs. This course hones student memo and brief writing skills.

This upper-level writing and research course is intended for students interested in improving their memo and brief writing skills.

Recommended for the following Professional Pathways: Corporate Transactions and Governance; Financial Services and Compliance; Health Care Management and Compliance; International Business; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); Real Estate and Land Use; Tax; Trusts and Estates; Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminal Defense; Criminal Prosecution; Family Law; Government/Public Sector; Immigration; International Law/Human Rights; Labor and Employment; IP/Copyright and Trademark; Media, Entertainment, Sports, Fashion; Tech/Privacy; General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution; General Practice – Transactional

Satisfies the Writing Requirement.

2 Credits


Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path





Graduation Requirements