Legal Writing, Legal Practice, Litigation, Technology
Some law school
For those who want to
Improve core writing skills
Boost legal research & analysis
Gain fluency with key tech tools
About 28 weeks
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.
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What You’ll Learn
Discover everything you’ll learn in this Career Path—course by course.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
LIT 1: Drafting Litigation Documents
Equip yourself with simple and effective skills for drafting litigation documents like memos, emails, motions, briefs, and more!
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.
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.
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.
TECH 1: Tech Best Practices
Develop strategies to leverage tech so that you can get more done, quicker—and still produce better work product.
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.
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Career Path?
A Career Path is a collection of curated courses designed to help you achieve specific career goals over several weeks or months. Each Career Path features pre-selected courses so you never have to guess what to learn next. Whether you're a summer associate or a new corporate attorney, Career Paths make it easy from day one.
How many courses are in a Career Path?
Each Career Path has a different number of courses depending on the path you’re learning. Career Paths with more courses usually take longer to complete.
What’s the difference between Career Paths and Skill Paths?
Career Paths help you prepare for specific career goals—like becoming a Summer Associate or a Junior Litigation Attorney. Career Paths tend to include courses from across different skill areas, like legal writing, litigation, corporate, technology, and more. Skill paths, on the other hand, are designed to help you master a specific set of skills—like writing fundamentals or litigation writing.
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