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Legal Writing Guide: Writing for Practice

Introduction to Writing for Practice

There are a myriad of practice-related writing texts.This page is divided into three sections:

  • general texts on legal writing
  • writing for litigation, and
  • transactional drafting

Writing for Law Practice

There are any number of books devoted to translating law school legal writing skills into the actual practice of law, these are but a few.  Each has a little different spin.  These books are listed in alphabetical order.

Writing for Litigation

These books are listed in alphabetical order.

Transactional Drafting

Subject Guide

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Patricia Scott
Director, Law Library & Clinical Professor of Law

Philip H. Corboy Law Center

25 E. Pearson St.

Chicago, IL 60611

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