Jenner & Block

“Legal Writing Workshop,” Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA)

Jenner & Block Associate Precious S. Jacobs facilitated a legal writing workshop for approximately 40 first-year law students and LLMs on November 1.  The workshop was hosted by the firm and sponsored by the Black Women Lawyers’ Association of Greater Chicago (BWLA), an organization of African American women attorneys, judges, law professors and law students that offers educational programs, mentoring/networking opportunities, community outreach, scholarships and educational pipeline programs and initiatives. Preciousco-chairs the BWLA Law School Outreach Committee.  Professors from Loyola University School of Law, the John Marshall Law School and Valparaiso University Law School provided helpful tips on writing exams, briefs and academic projects.  The firm is a platinum sponsor of the BWLA.