Skills
Legal Writing, Legal Practice, Litigation, Technology
Experience
Some law school
For those who want to
  • Improve core writing skills
  • Boost legal research & analysis
  • Gain fluency with key tech tools
Duration
About 28 weeks

CAREER PATH

Junior Litigation Associate

Today’s junior litigation associates need to know how to write clearly, draft common litigation documents, navigate eDiscovery, and much more. This Career Path covers these skills and more—with an emphasis on effective writing, drafting common litigation documents, and getting familiar with tech tools essential in today’s litigation practice.

What You’ll Learn

Discover everything you’ll learn in this Career Path—course by course.
LEGAL WRITING

LW 1: Writing Mechanics

Master the nuts and bolts of effective writing—from basic grammar and punctuation to essential sentence structure. At the end of this course, you’ll be able to write clearer and error free prose.
LEGAL WRITING

LW 2: Writing Clearly

Discover how to write clear, convincing, and persuasive prose with an emphasis on cutting clutter, editing techniques, and understanding your reader’s psychology.
LEGAL WRITING

LW 3: Writing Style Foundations

Improve your writing’s flow and readability with tried and tested techniques for effective organization, writing stronger sentences, and choosing the right words.
LEGAL WRITING

LW 4: Advanced Writing Style

Take your writing style to the next level with techniques used by the greatest legal writers. From high-level structure to finding the perfect word, this skill path will help you write like the greats.
LEGAL WRITING

LW 5: Writing About Facts

Embrace the story you have to tell! In this course you’ll learn how to write fact sections that subtly persuade and focus readers on the key facts you need them to remember.
LEGAL WRITING

LW 6: Legal Research

Take your legal research to the next level with skills like crafting a research plan and understanding citations. You’ll also learn how the latest legal research platforms can help you find better authority and save you time.
legal writing

LW 8: Persuasive Legal Writing

Learn how to develop persuasive arguments for your target audience with the fundamental cognitive science principles, document organization, and advanced legal analysis techniques.
Litigation

LIT 1: Drafting Litigation Documents

Equip yourself with simple and effective skills for drafting litigation documents like memos, emails, motions, briefs, and more! 
LITIGATION

LIT 2: Filing Documents in Litigation

Learn the nuts and bolts of preparing and submitting filings in litigation matters, from local rules to eFiling systems. 
Legal Practice

LP 1: Legal Practice Foundations

Hit the ground running at your legal job by learning the foundations of how law firms and other legal teams work, providing excellent client service, techniques for effective verbal communication, and more. 
Legal Practice

LP 2: Projects and Processes

Get more done and produce better work product by developing your project management skills, leveraging the power of process and automation, and exploring innovative strategies like design thinking. 
tECHNOLOGY

TECH 1: Tech Best Practices

Develop strategies to leverage tech so that you can get more done, quicker—and still produce better work product.
TECHNOLOGY

TECH 2: Word Processing and Spreadsheets

Take your word processing and spreadsheet skills to the next level with lessons designed to target skills most useful to daily practice as a legal professional.
TECHNOLOGY

TECH 3: eDiscovery Foundations

Learn the nuts and bolts of modern eDiscovery, from collecting your data to setting up your platform to conducting reviews. Even if you are an eDiscovery pro, pick up tips and tricks to tackle any project thrown at you. 

Legal skills for the 21st-century

We use 21st-century learning science to train today’s legal professionals. Bite-sized training, data-backed techniques, and lessons that are actually fun make it possible for you to pick up a new skill in no time. 
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