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Verbs, Distilling Takeaways, Introductions, Transitions, and More
The Great Legal Writers
Do you want to write like the nation’s greatest lawyers and judges? Good news: You can write just like they do. The best writers use the same techniques, again and again. And in this Journey, you’ll explore the simple, concrete tools the greats use to pen their prose.
What You’ll Learn
Discover the new skills you’ll unlock after completing this Journey.
Crafting key sections
Learn simple techniques for crafting critical sections like introductions, conclusions, and headings.
Highlighting what matters
The best legal writers highlight what matters for readers so that the gold can’t be missed.
Writing with style
Learn how the great legal writers leverage verbs, rhetorical moves, transitions, and more to elevate their prose.
A legal writing pro—in your inbox
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Practice what you learn
Practice each technique with an interactive writing simulation.
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Explore the Episodes
Explore all episodes in this 8-week Journey.
Ep. 1: Verbs
Use concrete, active verbs to elevate your prose.
Ep. 2: Distilling Takeaways
Distill what readers care about into simple packages.
Ep. 3: TL;DR Introductions
Craft introductions that dish up what readers want.
Ep. 4: Transitions
Create flow and fluency by tweaking your transitions.
Ep. 5: Storytelling
Capture your audience’s hearts and minds with simple storytelling skills.
Ep. 6: Details
Use details to convey points more powerfully.
Ep. 7: Headings
Create signposts that your readers will love throughout your document.
Ep. 8: Elevated Style
Take your writing to the next level with style structures used by the best writers.
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