Legal Writing, Litigation
All levels
For those who want to
  • Improve core writing skills
  • Research more effectively
  • Draft quality briefs and memos 
About 16 weeks


Litigation Writing

Today’s litigators need to be good at both writing and explaining the law. This Skill Path will teach you just that. You’ll learn how to write clearly and persuasively, conduct effective legal research, and harness legal authority to write top-notch briefs and memos.

What You’ll Learn

Discover everything you’ll learn in this Skill 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.

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 7: Legal Analysis

Master the essentials of analytical legal writing: From IRAC to rule-based reasoning and everything in between. Plus: Get familiar with fundamental legal research strategies useful for all legal professionals.

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! 

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. 
“ is a game changer for lawyers and law students alike. I highly recommend for everyone.”

Ross Guberman

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