Legal Writing Mechanics and Grammar

Master the nuts and bolts of effective writing—from basic grammar to top writing reminders. After finishing this program, you will be equipped to avoid all the common pitfalls that legal writers run into. 


Skill level

All skill




Online and self-paced


4 to 6

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Master the foundations of good writing.

Even experienced lawyers misstep when it comes to grammar and mechanics. They misuse commas, run afoul of common grammar rules, or use words that don't quite mean what the writer thinks they do. And these pitfalls matter. They erode credibility and destroy reputations. 

But good news! Developing excellent writing mechanics is easier than you'd think. Whether you want to fix a few small problems, develop your foundational style, or rethink how you build sentences and choose words, this path has you covered. 

Learn about all the common pitfalls that legal writers run into. Shore up any of your foundational weaknesses. And ensure you always make excellent impressions on your readers. 





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We are on a mission to make legal skills training effective, easy to use, and engaging.’s core goal is to help attorneys see real results in their skills training. We spent years studying and compiling science-backed and effective legal writing, practice, and technology skills used by the world's best lawyers. Then we built workshops and interactive courses using the latest educational science so that lawyers can learn new skills step-by-step. 
Our training is headed by Professor Joe Regalia and our legal skills team. Professor Regalia graduated first in his class at the University of Michigan Law School, clerked for federal trial and appellate courts, practiced at AmLaw 100 firms, and is a member of the faculty at the William S. Boyd School of Law—the number one ranked law school for legal writing skills and research. Joe regularly leads training for leading firms and organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, the Department of Justice, and U.S. Courts of Appeals. 
Our workshops and self-paced training are interactive, engaging, and drive real results. Our platform offers the largest library of legal skills training in the world. And our hybrid model of live and on-demand learning can replace or supplement just about every aspect of your training program. 

It's time to level up your lawyering