Skip to content Skip to navigation menu
Your browser is not supported by this site.
Please update to the latest version, or use a different browser for the best experience.

Drafting Assistant for Litigation

Cite to the leading authority, maintain good-law status, and prepare
documents for court submission in minutes

Request a demo

or contact sales at 1-888-728-7677

Drafting Assistant was developed with your drafting challenges in mind – no more stopping and starting, no more distractions, just the ability to get into a rhythm and produce work product with the best form and substance.

Develop stronger arguments - icon

Develop stronger

Reduce citation and copy errors - icon

Reduce citation and
copy errors

Format and prepare documents with just a few clicks - icon

Format and prepare documents
with just a few clicks

See how it works:

Drafting Assistant for litigation overview (2:16)

Learn more about how Drafting Assistant can help you
Draft and review legal documents with confidence.

Develop stronger arguments

Cite to the leading authority

Easily target the leading case authority for a particular proposition of law with text extracted from your document using Locate Authority.

How to use Locate Authority (2:31)

Integrated workflow

Search Westlaw® to quickly pinpoint supporting authority, access West km® to find relevant firm work product, and go to Case Notebook™ to find matter exhibits and transcripts – all directly from your Microsoft® Word toolbar.

70% of Drafting Assistant (Transactional) users agree that it enables them to effectively use time on higher-value activities.

92% of Drafting Assistant users agree that "It's important that Drafting Assistant integrates with other tools and resources I use most when drafting".

Reduce citation and copy errors

Instantly review each case and check its KeyCite® status or generate a West Check® report – right from
your word processor.

Verify Cite Status with WestCheck in Drafting Assistant (7:34)

Flags and Links in Drafting Assistant (5:09)

87% of attorneys said that using Drafting Assistant gives them confidence that documents, Tables of Authorities, and citations are in the correct format.

More survey results

Format and prepare documents with just a few clicks

Instantly format citations

Format citations using The Bluebook, ALWD, or 35 other state-specific rules – including Texas, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, California, and New York.

Quickly generate TOAs

Save hours by using Westlaw’s automated cite identification
to generate a Table of Authorities.

Insert links to Westlaw

Insert hyperlinks to cited authorities on Westlaw for easier review and navigation.

Format documents in seconds

Finalize document fonts, margins, and line spacing
according to jurisdictional court rules.

Compile authority

Use Authority Compiler to append the full
text of authority cited in your document.