Career Services

Creating a Writing Sample

First-year students typically select a writing sample from among memorandums and briefs assigned through their legal writing course. Working off of a writing sample prepared for a course benefits the student because of the opportunity to strengthen the writing sample by applying instructor feedback and comments.

Second-year students, third-year students, and alumni should click here for some details on the use of writing samples that may be from prior employment experiences.

  • Click here for information about preparing a resume.
  • Click here for information about preparing a cover letter.