A Lawyer's Guide to Writing


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"Presents proven techniques for all forms of written communication, from email, letters and blogs to memoranda and brief. It sets forth three essential rules for powerful communication and shows how to apply those rules to develop a clean, confident and modern style of writing."

Author: Marie Buckley is the founder of Legal Advocacy Workshops in South Hamilton, Mass. She is also the author of The Lawyer's Essential Guide to Writing: Proven Tools and Techniques.

Related Categories: Consultant | Legal Research and Writing

Recent Posts from A Lawyer's Guide to Writing

Nutshell Writing Tips: Lead with the Conclusion
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