Streamline the drafting process with comprehensive tools and information
Preformatted legal document templates and access to relevant prior work gives you an ideal starting point in the legal drafting process.
With Drafting Assistant, it’s never been easier to build a Table of Authorities within your litigation briefs, motions, or memos.
Rely on the Locate Authority feature to find the best cases to support your arguments and automatically monitor and update the good-law status of your citations.
Maintain your drafting rhythm by moving easily from your document to research on WestlawNext, importing supporting content directly into your draft. Full integration with Case Notebook allows you to move files and documents seamlessly from one to the other.
In just a few clicks, you can format legal documents and citations to comply with jurisdictional rules.
Case Notebook helps you organize, analyze and collaborate on essential case information. All from one centrally accessible and searchable electronic case file.
According to a Thomson Reuters nationwide study including more than 60 attorneys.
|Task||Without Drafting Assistant||With Drafting Assistant||Time Saved|
|Starting the Drafting Process|
|Building a Table of Authorities||118 minutes||26 minutes||78%|
|Merging Facts & Law|
|Looking for cited authority to prove an argument||156 minutes||64 minutes||59%|
|Performing legal research within the word processor||142 minutes||77 minutes||45%|
|Locating a case by citation||51 minutes||24 minutes||53%|
|Locating and checking the status of "good law cited" cases while drafting||89 minutes||52 minutes||41%|
|Verifying accuracy of quotations cited in draft using Westlaw Classic or WestlawNext||74 minutes||30 minutes||59%|
|Formatting citations||64 minutes||29 minutes||54%|
|Formatting documents for court submission||68 minutes||25 minutes||64%|