Creating Easy-to-Read Documents
Distilling legal documents to their most basic elements is the key to creating effective persuasive legal writing. It’s also the best way to draft readable documents for transactions.
This program will show you how to make your legal writing more clear, concise, and direct. Professional educator and lawyer Stuart Teicher will help you develop a readable mindset, and give you a step-by-step approach for drafting easy-to-read documents. You’ll examine the three parts of writing - thinking, organizing, and executing; explore the technicalities of sentence structure; discover how to reduce long sentences with “shortwriting”; and, learn “the only punctuation you’ll ever need to know.”After taking this course you’ll be able to…
- navigate and make use of the critical“pre-writing” process
- use a systematic approach for draftingclearer documents
- make your documents easier to read