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A Third Semester of LRW: Why Teaching Transactional Skills and Problems is Now Essential to the Legal Writing Curriculum
The Second Draft The Official Magazine of the Legal Writing Institute
  • Karin Mika, Cleveland State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2013
Keywords
  • legal drafting,
  • legal writing
Abstract

The article advocates including drafting and transactional courses in Legal Writing programs to better prepare students for practice. The article also advocates teaching various upper level skills courses so that students learn "soft skills," such as dealing with clients and understanding their personal legal needs.

Citation Information
Karin Mika "A Third Semester of LRW: Why Teaching Transactional Skills and Problems is Now Essential to the Legal Writing Curriculum" 27 The Second Draft 8 (Fall 2013/Winter 2014).