Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-12-19
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Want to learn the basics of clear, effective legal writing? The applied, practical approach of Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals combines legal concepts and terminology with hands-on applications in legal drafting. It provides students with all the basic tools they need to communicate effectively in the legal field.This text introduces the key concepts in the legal field of Contracts in a fresh light, while presenting the topics in a straightforward and comprehensive manner. The Paralegal Supersite Site

Table of Contents

Part I: Research Chapter 1: The Sources of the Law Chapter 2: Legal Research Finding Tools Chapter 3: The Case Brief Part II: Legal Writing Basics Chapter 4: Introduction to Legal Writing Chapter 5: The Mechanics of Construction Chapter 6: Effective and Persuasive Legal Writing Chapter 7: Integrating Citations into Legal Writing Part III: Practical Writing Applications Chapter 8: The Basics of Legal Correspondence Chapter 9: The Internal Office Memorandum Chapter 10: The Basics of Pleadings Chapter 11: Discovery Part IV: Persuasive Writing Chapter 12: Memorandum to the Trial Court Chapter 13: The Appellate Brief

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