Good lawyers are good writers. They see the value in communicating clearly and effectively in writing, and they are intentional about word choice and writing style.
At the start of your legal career, it is common to struggle to produce the quality of work product that senior associates, partners, and clients expect. This can be the result of inefficient and ineffective strategies, like agonizing over a three-sentence email, or it can be due to a lack of confidence, wincing at red-lines rather than learning from them.
Like anything else, improving your writing takes time and practice. To help you on your way, we’ve compiled strategies for tackling writing assignments, starting with how to approach your project, to hitting just the right tone.
In this guide, we've shared tips and exercises to help you approach each writing assignment and improve your overall writing skills.