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Expert Legal Writing
     

Expert Legal Writing

by Terri LeClercq, Thomas R. Phillips (Foreword by), Chief Justice Phillips Thomas R. (Foreword by)
 

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This book collects all the advice she has given in her columns into one authoritative guide for expert legal writing. LeClercq covers everything a legal writer needs to know, from the mechanics of grammar and punctuation to the finer points of style, organization, and clarity of meaning. With her practical, readable, and often humorous advice, those who prepare legal

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This book collects all the advice she has given in her columns into one authoritative guide for expert legal writing. LeClercq covers everything a legal writer needs to know, from the mechanics of grammar and punctuation to the finer points of style, organization, and clarity of meaning. With her practical, readable, and often humorous advice, those who prepare legal documents can rid their prose of mind-numbing 'legalese' and write with the clarity and precision that characterize the very best legal writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292746879
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.73(d)

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Lynn N. Hughes
LeClercq can be read generally for an education or consulted specifically for an answer. In either case, her short and readable articles are practical aids to maintaining your intelligibility and, frankly, your credibility.
Mark Weiss
Drop what you’re doing and get a copy of Terri LeClercq’s book. Read it, absorb it, and use it daily. Your writing and your thinking will improve. Ms. LeClercq will rid you of the dense, hidebound jargon you were taught in law school, and introduce you to the wonderful world of clarity and brevity.

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