Legal writing is the single most important skill for lawyers.
Legal writing tasks involve tradeoffs. If you want the document to be aesthetically pleasing as well as done on time, start early.
The practice of law often requires attorneys to distill masses of information.
Ryan McCarl's book Elegant Legal Writing will be published by the University of California Press in 2023
Slides from last week's CLE to the Texas Office of the Attorney General
Ryan McCarl discusses legal writing on the California Appellate Law Podcast.
Lawyers shouldn't start new writing projects with a blank page.
How lawyers can use Microsoft Word to mark citations and create a Table of Authorities in briefs and motions.
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Elegant Legal Writing