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Learn top tips, tricks, and strategies to improve your writing style and make your writing more persuasive.
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Sentences, Sentences, and More Sentences

Learn top tips, tricks, and strategies to improve your writing style and make your writing more persuasive.

Writing

Top Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Legal Writing Project

Improve your legal writing with simple tricks that will help you avoid the most common usage mistakes.

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How to Package Big Ideas into Small Packages

Learn how to distill complex ideas into simple, sentence-length packages. Your readers will thank you.
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Eight Easy Strategies to Write Better Introductions

Learn eight concrete strategies for writing standout introductions that will persuade decision-makers like judges and clients.
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12 Tips for Writing Better Fact Sections in Legal Memos and Briefs 

Discover 12 simple tips from law professor Joe Regalia that can take any legal memo or brief's fact section from good to great.
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How to Build Credibility in Your Legal Writing with the Three Personas

Learn how to build credibility in your legal writing with the three personas: the Expert, the Confidant, and the Smartest Person in the Room.
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The Simple Path to Becoming a Better Legal Writer

Learn how to write better legal documents, from your first draft to final edits with an easy step-by-step guide to becoming better at their craft.
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Two Types of Sentence Variety to Spice Up Your Writing

Learn the best way to improve your writing by varying your sentence structures. Here are two types of sentence variety to help you explore your options.
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The Essential Guide to Using Visuals in Legal Writing 

Learn how to make your legal writing stand out by leveraging visuals like timelines, charts, graphs, flowcharts, and more.
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Naming Day: Two Simple Tricks to Make Key Points Stand Out

Learn how to make important points in your writing memorable with the power of naming.
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Simple Fixes for Confusing Legal Writing 

Learn how to fix those confusing details in your writing to make it cleaner and easier to understand.
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Elegant Variation: Spicing Up Some Lawyerisms 

Improve the effectiveness of your arguments and to improve your wording when writing legal documents.
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Build Better Sentences in Three Easy Steps 

Learn how to write better sentences in just three steps.
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The Pitfalls and Power of the Paragraph

Learn to use paragraphs to their fullest potential and present a single, unified message.
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Drowning Out Your Voice with Quotes 

Quotes are a great way to make a point, highlight an achievement, or celebrate something. A well-chosen quote can help you to catch your readers' attention.
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Headings I Win: Crafting Winning Headings 

Learn how to craft winning headers and quickly improve the effectiveness of your headlines.
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On Your Feet: Simple Strategies for Presenting Like a Pro

Learn how to deliver a persuasive speech, write a compelling brief, or give a formal clearly and effectively.
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Simple Tools to Introduce Your Brief Sections with Style 

Learn how to use the most basic tools to create a strong, powerful brief in a matter of minutes.
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Four Ways to Harness the Power of Words in Your Legal Writing 

Learn how to use the power of words to your advantage in your legal writing.

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Six Steps to Striking the Right Tone in Your Legal Writing 

Tone is a powerful tool in legal writing. Learn how to use it and avoid common mistakes.
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Legal Writing Principle 10: Build Your Processes 

A legal writing process can be as simple or as complex as you want to make it.
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Legal Writing Principle 9: Edit Systematically 

The editing process is an essential part of the production of any writing.
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Legal Writing Principle 8: Know The Audience

This principle will help you improve your writing by understanding your audience better.
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Legal Writing Principle 7: Start Smart

Legal writing is full of complex legal concepts, but you can approach them effectively when you master the basic fundamentals.
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Legal Writing Principle 6: Highlight the Gold

Learn to highlight the information that provides the most value to the reader and conveys the author's strongest arguments.
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Legal Writing Principle 5: Cut Clutter

Learn how to create a well-written legal document must be clear, concise, and free of clutter.
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Legal Writing Principle 4: Write Fluently

Fluency is the easiest way to write effective legal documents. Learn why and how to use it.
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Legal Writing Principle 3: Craft Rules

Crafting rules are how we simplify the world around us and make it easier to see.

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Legal Writing Principle 2: Weave in Themes

Weave in themes into your writing to add and reinforce your main arguments.
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Legal Writing Principle 1: Tell a Story

Legal writing is about telling stories about the law. To tell a story, you have to understand the story that you are telling.
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The Quest to Take Legal Writing from Art to Science

A practical guide to the science of legal writing, offering a friendly, accessible overview of the field,