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Legal Writing for Paralegals

Content Partner:  IPE (Institute for Paralegal Education)
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Program Description

Are you looking for helpful information to assist in the development of powerful, articulate legal writing skills? Quality written legal work product can elevate your position in the firm because of the valuable impact it has on case work. Discover how composing legal documents differs from other forms of writing and review the mechanics, style and structure of preparing legal documents.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level course will provide attendees with practical tips and techniques for legal document preparation and creation. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content
  • How Legal Writing Differs From Other Writing
  • Goals of Good Legal Writing
  • Write for Your Audience
  • The Role of the Paralegal
  • Building Blocks of Communication: Words, Phrases, Sentences and Paragraphs
  • Preparing Documents

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Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 05/26/2010
Level: Basic
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 1 Minutes
Online Format: On Demand

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