Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Lawyer's essential guide to writing: proven tools and techniques
261 pages. No updates available.
This a contemporary guide to legal writing which provides instruction on writing everything from memoranda and briefs to email and blogs. The book concentrates on these writing principles, using plain English, leading from the top and telling your readers what to do next. Some of the chapter topics are 'organizing your research for efficient writing', 'talking about cases and other authority' and 'tips for transactional attorneys'. It also includes a usage and punctuation guide.