5 Tips from 1L Legal Writing to Remember

Zachary Schmook
Even small typos can have a significant impact on how your work is perceived.

Even small typos can have a significant impact on how your work is perceived.

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Writing is the core of legal practice, although not the focus of many students after they complete their 1L legal writing course. As a result, there’s a temptation to “brain dump” what you learned in 1L legal writing. The skills you were taught in your first-year writing class really do prepare you for practicing law. Here are some tips you may have forgotten.

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