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Legal Clinic Resource Guide


Legal Writing Resources

A search for the topic "legal composition" in the library catalog or a perusal of the practical skills section of the library will bring up a number of useful resources, some with sample memos, briefs, and client letters. Here are a few examples:


In addition to the resources listed below, the publications of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE) also often contain forms. Information on accessing IICLE publications can be found here.


Illinois Civil Practice Forms
KFI 1730.A65


Nichol's Illinois Civil Practice with Forms
KFI 1730.N5


Callaghan's Illinois Legal Forms
KFI 1268.C3


Illinois Forms Legal and Business
KFI 1268.I56


Illinois Practice Series
KFI 1280.I4


To Access Forms in Lexis Advance, Navigate to "Browse" on the top of the home screen, then select Sources > By Category > Forms


To Access Forms in Westlaw, Navigate to "Browse" on the top of the home screen, then select All Content > Forms