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Drafting Assistant – Litigation

Streamline the drafting process with comprehensive tools and information

Drafting Assistant – Litigation

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Create an efficient legal drafting workspace

Preformatted legal document templates and access to relevant prior work gives you an ideal starting point in the legal drafting process.

Create a table of authorities quickly and easily

With Drafting Assistant, it’s never been easier to build a Table of Authorities within your litigation briefs, motions, or memos.

Maintain and update the good-law status of your citations

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.

Run Westlaw searches from your document

Maintain your drafting rhythm by moving easily from your document to research on Westlaw, 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.

Validate the format of your legal documents

In just a few clicks, you can format legal documents and citations to comply with jurisdictional rules.

Related product: Case Notebook

Case Notebook helps you organize, analyze and collaborate on essential case information. All from one centrally accessible and searchable electronic case file.

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Time saved with Drafting Assistant – Litigation

According to a Thomson Reuters nationwide study including more than 60 attorneys.

Task Without Drafting Assistant With Drafting Assistant Time Saved
Building a Table of Authorities 177 minutes 43 minutes 76%
Checking citations with KeyCite 61 minutes 23 minutes 62%
Formatting citations 78 minutes 31 minutes 60%
Formatting documents for court submission 93 minutes 41 minutes 56%
Locating and checking the status of "good law cited" cases while drafting 82 minutes 43 minutes 48%
Time spent drafting a typical document (i.e. brief, pleading, motion) 156 minutes 88 minutes 44%

See how it works:

Drafting Assistant - Litigation demo (2:16)

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