What should a lawyer think about before putting pen to paper? How should lawyers organize their documents? What makes them persuasive? This handbook provides examples and exercises to guide the reader through the process of learning how to communicate persuasively
Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful--all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's Legal Writing in Plain English has helped address this problem by providing lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars with sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work.