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Writing to Win: The Legal Writer

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From a master teacher, a results-oriented approach to powerful legal writing that communicates, that persuades--and that wins.

Of all the professions, the law has the most deserved reputation for opaque, jargon-clogged writing. Legal education, which focuses on judicial opinions, not instruments of persuasion, is partly to blame. Yet forceful writing is one of the most pote
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Published April 24th 2012 by Three Rivers Press (first published January 1st 1999)
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Leon Golden
Feb 15, 2016 Leon Golden rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
While I'm not an attorney, I do work in the legal environment where legal writing skill is vital to my work. This book is an indispensable reference to better organizing my work, and fine-tuning my final drafts. It is a well-written, fun-to-read book ... if you're somewhat of a nerd, as I am.
Dick Allen
Aug 20, 2015 Dick Allen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Guess it's not surprising that a book about writing well is written so well, but it is. Easy to read, informative.
Sep 24, 2014 Moi rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read. The best is the middle part of book.
Nov 04, 2015 Michael rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book contains great advice for legal writers. It has assured me that my chosen profession will allow me to utilize the skills that I have acquired since I started studying writing.
Al Menaster
Jul 01, 2012 Al Menaster rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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
Nov 17, 2012 J Berman is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
I think the book has a lot of good advice that most lawyers can apply immediately to their practices.
Apr 12, 2008 CLM marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Steven D. Stark, a former world sports columnist for the Montreal Gazette and the author of four books and one e-book, has been a commentator for CNN, National Public Radio, and the Voice of America, where his role was to try to interpret American culture to the rest of the world. He has written frequently for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic Monthly, and the Boston Globe wh ...more
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