Megan McAlpin

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  • Title: Senior Legal Research and Writing Professor, Director of Academic Excellence
  • Phone: 541-346-3673
  • Office: 325 Knight Law Center
  • Departments: Law, Law-JD
  • Curriculum Vitae


Megan McAlpin is the Immediate Past President of the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).  Professor McAlpin has worked on major committees for both ALWD and the Legal Writing Institute.  She chaired the Conference Committee for ALWD’s 2017 national conference.

McAlpin is author of a book on writing, Beyond the First Draft: Editing Strategies for Powerful Legal Writing (Carolina Academic Press 2014). She also writes columns for The Legal Writer in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin.