Legal Research and Writing Professor
Director of Externships and Clinics
Phone: (541) 346-3673
Megan McAlpin has worked on major committees for both the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute, including conference planning committees for both organizations. She is chairing the Program Committee for ALWD's 2015 national conference. She co-chaired the 2012 Western Regional Legal Writing Conference, held at Oregon Law.
She is currently a member of the ALWD Board of Directors and the Board of the Journal of the Legal Writing Institute. She is author of a new book on writing, Beyond the First Draft: Editing and Other Strategies for Powerful Legal Writing (Carolina Academic Press 2014). She also writes columns for The Legal Writer in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin.