A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (3rd Edition) – eBook


eBook details

  • Authors: Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud Rocklin, Sandy Patrick
  • File Size: 6 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 634 Pages
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Press; 3rd edition
  • Publication Date: July 1, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1531008763, 1531008771
  • ISBN-13: 9781531008765, 9781531008772


This new 3rd edition of the best-selling textbook teaches the foundational principles of critical reading, analysis, and writing in an accessible and clear way. By placing the reader in the place of a first-year attorney, the ebook shows law students how to be successful in law school and in the practice of law. Using graphics and different effective and uncertain examples to illustrate concepts, the ebook demonstrates best practices in both electronic and traditional environments. Speaking to its readers in a forthright manner, A Lawyer Writes, 3rd Edition, (PDF) communicates vital skills and theories so that they will be remembered for a lifetime of legal practice.

A Lawyer Writes 3e preserves the original concepts from the prior edition while refining content to reflect current practices. Chapter 18, “Professional Emails,” not only talks about the form and substance of electronic communication but now includes new material on how to communicate analysis effectively in email. Chapter 19, “The Transition from Objective to Persuasive Writing,” has been restructured and revised to highlight effective strategies for drafting persuasive analysis. Revisions in other chapters restructure and update the original content by expanding on or clarifying ideas.