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Writing to Win: The Legal Writer

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From a master teacher and writer, a fully revised and updated edition of the results-oriented approach to legal writing that is clear, that persuades--and that WINS.

More than almost any profession, the law has a deserved reputation for opaque, jargon-clogged writing. Yet forceful writing is one of the most potent weapons of legal advocacy. In this new edition of Writing to
Paperback, 320 pages
Published April 24th 2012 by Three Rivers Press (first published January 1st 1999)
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Dick Allen
Guess it's not surprising that a book about writing well is written so well, but it is. Easy to read, informative.
Read. The best is the middle part of book.
Al Menaster
Halfway through this book I decided it was the best book on legal writing I've ever read. This was the 2000 edition; there's a 2012 edition I'm trying to get my hands on.
This is written for legal writers, but I found it a most useful and enlightening source for the kind of writing I do almost every day.
J Berman
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I think the book has a lot of good advice that most lawyers can apply immediately to their practices.
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