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The Client Perspective (1-1-2)
Writing for Clients
The Client Perspective (1-1-2)
In this lesson, you'll learn what drives clients crazy and what they praise, and how good legal writing contributes to building trust between clients and their lawyers.
Before you write: The helicopter view (1-1-3)
Writing for Clients
Before you write: The helicopter view (1-1-3)
In this module, we'll discuss the 4 stages of the writing process and the key questions you should always ask yourself before you write anything.
Before you write: The audience (1-1-4)
Writing for Clients
Before you write: The audience (1-1-4)
This module explains why knowing your audience is essential to legal writing success, the additional requirements of commercial clients, and how documents intended for internal and external audiences really aren’t so different.
Before you write: Scope, budget & deadlines (1-1-5)
Writing for Clients
Before you write: Scope, budget & deadlines (1-1-5)
How (and why) budget, scope and deadlines impact your writing assignment – and why a draft is never just a draft.
Before you write: The outline (1-1-6)
Writing for Clients
Before you write: The outline (1-1-6)
Learn about some general approaches to structuring and outlining a client or internal document, the benefits of headings and sub-headings, and the dangers of templates and sample documents.
Introduction to Delegation and Supervision (D&E 0-0)
Delegation and Supervision Essentials
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Introduction to Delegation
Introduction to Delegation and Supervision (D&E 0-0)
Whether you’re a senior lawyer delegating to junior lawyers, or a junior lawyer delegating to interns or support staff, this course will teach essential skills and techniques to help you delegate effectively, strengthen your relationships with...
Lawyers, Law Firms and Delegation (D&E 1-1)
Delegation and Supervision Essentials
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The Business Side of Delegation
Lawyers, Law Firms and Delegation (D&E 1-1)
Learn what delegation is and what it’s not, and why skillful delegation is so much more important for law firms than for any other business.
Delegator or Terminator? (D&E 1-3)
Delegation and Supervision Essentials
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The Business Side of Delegation
Delegator or Terminator? (D&E 1-3)
In this lesson, you'll study some common, effective delegation styles—and the styles you must avoid at all costs.
The Delegation Dilemna (D&E 1-4)
Delegation and Supervision Essentials
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The Business Side of Delegation
The Delegation Dilemna (D&E 1-4)
Learn the reasons many lawyers resist delegating, and why very few of those reasons are valid.
Delegation and Risk (D&E 1-5)
Delegation and Supervision Essentials
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The Business Side of Delegation
Delegation and Risk (D&E 1-5)
Learn about the connection between effective delegation and law-firm risk management, and how poor delegation can endanger your business and your reputation.