Writing Samples -- What do I use and what does it look like?
Your writing sample should be your best analytical work. It can be a portion of a 1L brief or journal petition or writing from work or from clinic (with permission and with confidential information redacted) If you use one issue, set it up with a short statement of facts.... Review it before you submit it -- and review it (again) for spelling, grammar, new and better analysis and all-round graceful writing.... Although an employer may be interested in a journal article, the published version is understood to have been edited by others. Submit your draft as a writing sample....12-15 pages, max....Put your name and phone number at the top of every page...ALWAYS read your writing sample before an interview.
For more information, go to CAREERFILES to Writing Sample Rules.