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Fundamentals of Prompt Engineering for Lawyers

Online Class material is 100% online, accessible by all standard web browsers. Use your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone--your progress will by synced across all devices.
On-Demand The class is fully asynchronous. Do the work at your own pace, turn in your assignment when you're ready, and get instant feedback via model answers and video review sessions.
Interactive Learn with dynamic, interactive modules that keep you engaged in active learning using a variety of learning modes.
Experiential Includes practical assessments throughout the class, plus a capstone assignment where you apply your skills in the context of a real-world matter.

Class Content


This course introduces lawyers and other legal professionals to the fundamentals of careful prompt engineering as an effective method for generating responsive, high-quality legal content using generative AI models. Participants will learn the key elements of effective prompt engineering and how to apply these elements to any assignment using any generative AI platform in a manner that is safe, ethical, and consistent with professional standards. The course also helps participants recognize and mitigate the limitations and associated risks when using generative AI.  Throughout the course, participants learn by working through concrete, practical examples. 


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply prompt engineering techniques to a variety of assigned tasks
  • Recognize the limitations and challenges associated with prompt engineering in legal practice
  • Develop strategies to mitigate the limitations of prompt engineering
  • Apply critical thinking skills to evaluate the output generated through prompt engineering

Simulation Exercise

Participants are presented with a software-development client considering entering into a joint venture with a potential partner.  Participants are asked to prepare a comprehensive limited partnership agreement defining the roles, responsibilities, and financial obligations of the parties and incorporating key business terms, using generative AI to create the first draft.

CLE Credit

2 CLE Credits is available for each course.


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Step 1: Learn

Learn at your own pace, absorbing lessons in short, easily digested segments led by experienced practitioners.

Step 2: Do

Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.

Step 3: Review

Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.

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