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Legal Writing 2nd Edition

Steve Barber J.D.

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 1993
  • 396 Pages

Overview

The importance of communication in the legal environment cannot be underestimated. Effectively using the written word in dealings with clients, legal adversaries, the court, and interoffice communication is vital to ensuring a successful legal career. This book introduces students to the legal thought process and outlines research strategies for effective writing. It provides a basic, but successful, plan in professional writing, focusing on the relationship between legal writing and the legal process.

Steve Barber J.D., University of Evansville & Barber and Hamilton, resp.

Steve Barber, J.D. is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Evansville in Evansville, Indiana and partner in the law firm of Barber and Hamilton
  • checklists, tables, and procedure applications have been included to guide the reader through the process of writing
  • coverage of ethics and the legal implications of good legal writing helps avoid malpractice
  • numerous writing exercises incorporated into each chapter to reinforce critical writing skills
Preface. Introduction to Legal Writing. The Law and Legal Thought Process. Research Strategies for Legal Writing. Legal Memoranda. Legal Briefs. Litigation Documents. Legal Correspondence. Transaction Documents. Structure in Legal Documents. Diseases of Legal Writing. Style: Polishing Your Writing. Editing. Appendix. Glossary. Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 0827375395
  • ISBN-13: 9780827375390
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $154.50
  • RETAIL $205.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Legal Writing

ISBN: 9780827375390
The importance of communication in the legal environment cannot be underestimated. Effectively using the written word in dealings with clients, legal adversaries, the court, and interoffice communication is vital to ensuring a successful legal career. This book introduces students to the legal thought process and outlines research strategies for effective writing. It provides a basic, but successful, plan in professional writing, focusing on the relationship between legal writing and the legal process.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9780827375413
The importance of communication in the legal environment cannot be underestimated. Effectively using the written word in dealings with clients, legal adversaries, the court, and interoffice communication is vital to ensuring a successful legal career. This book introduces students to the legal thought process and outlines research strategies for effective writing. It provides a basic, but successful, plan in professional writing, focusing on the relationship between legal writing and the legal process.

FOR STUDENTS

Legal Writing

ISBN: 9780827375390
The importance of communication in the legal environment cannot be underestimated. Effectively using the written word in dealings with clients, legal adversaries, the court, and interoffice communication is vital to ensuring a successful legal career. This book introduces students to the legal thought process and outlines research strategies for effective writing. It provides a basic, but successful, plan in professional writing, focusing on the relationship between legal writing and the legal process. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructors Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7541-7