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The legal writing is the type of the technical writing which is used by the legislators, judges and lawyers or other people who want to express their legal analysis in terms of duties and legal rights.

The Legal Writing Jobs put more importance on the authority. The writer has to include the statements and the assertion for the statement of the authority. This is done by using a complicated and unique citation that cannot be found with any other writing genre. The legal writing also values the precedents but it is distinct from the authority. The precedent is about what took place before. An example is when a lawyer may have prepared a contract, he will reuse it for a new contract by making some small changes. A lawyer who had also successful pushed a motion, he can use the same form for a new motion if he needs to do that. Different lawyers will use the same documents all over again.

To become a legal writer, it is important to know the phrases and the words that are special to the law. You have to know the meaning of the normal words in the law context. You have to be aware of the archaic vocabularies that are used with the legal writing but which were formally used by the quotidian language. It is also important to know the loan phrases and loan words that are used from other languages.

The legal writing is formal. The formality can be in terms of the long sentences and complex constructions, hyper formal and archaic vocabulary. It focuses to the content and the exclusion of the needs of the reader. The formality in the legal writing is desirable and necessary that give the legal documents the seriousness of the circumstances for which the legal document are normally used. However, if the legal content is targeting the non-lawyers, then the writing has to be clear. The legal writing is found in two different categories which are the legal drafting and legal analysis. The legal analysis is also divided into two separate areas which are the persuasive analysis and predictive analysis. Students who are in the law school may learn about the legal writing as a subject.

While writing a persuasive and analysis document, the lawyer is still under the same rules that regards the plagiarism. The briefs and legal memoranda can be attributed to the source authorities and quotations. When it comes to the legal drafting, it is allowed to do plagiarism because of the high value given to the precedent. This is because the lawyer may use the same format for the wills and contracts. A good lawyer can make copies, clauses and verbatim from another contract.
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Apr 04, 14 USA - CA San Diego

Adjunct Professor of legal writing The candidate will... Primary responsibilities of each legal writing faculty member include... strong academic record, excellent writing skills, 2+ years of legal work experience post-JD graduation,... and either a demonstrated aptitude for or experience in...
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Apr 18, 14 USA - IL Chicago

Law Firm, Max 6 yrs required
Illinois and have: substantive legal experience in Employee Benefits... Law; substantive legal experience in Federal Income... physical science); and strong writing skills. Candidate with up... physical science); and strong writing skills. State or federal... court litigation experience, an LLM in...
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Apr 03, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest,
undertake projects involving sophisticated legal research and writing analysis... law school, excellent interpersonal legal research and writing skills... and an interest in civil rights, policy and/or nonprofit lawyering. 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M. candidates are eligible. Fellowships are full or...
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Apr 03, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest,
undertake projects involving sophisticated legal research and writing analysis... law school, excellent interpersonal legal research and writing skills... and an interest in civil rights, policy and/or nonprofit lawyering. 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls and LL.M. candidates are eligible. Fellowships are full or...
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Mar 25, 14 USA - DC Washington

Public Interest, Min 5 yrs required
lending. Will serve in writing and outreach that advances... federal level. Research and writing on legal issues and... major policy... reports, comment letters, regulatory proposals, and testimony, speeches or articles. Drafting letters, and policy materials legal research and analysis on......
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Mar 25, 14 USA - TX Amarillo

Government, Min 2 yrs required
substantive review, research, and writing and is responsible for... academic credentials, possess superior legal research and writing skills.... Must be proficient... in computer- assisted research and be able to create computer generated order s and documents. Bar membership and federal...
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Apr 22, 14 USA - CA Sacramento

Law Firm, 4-10 yrs required
candidate will involve in case handling in all phases of litigation, including legal research, drafting pleadings and... discovery, attending hearings and depositions, and assisting with trial preparation. Should have 4-10 years of pqe. Must have strong writing and analytical skills....
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Apr 22, 14 USA - CA San Marino

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Associate Attorney / Of Counsel The candidate must be a Certified Specialist Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. A specialization in estate planning, trust and probate law is required. Excellent writing skills, solid credentials are... required....
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Apr 22, 14 USA - DC Washington

Law Firm, Min 1 yrs required
compliance experience. Should have a demonstrated commitment to civil rights enforcement, strong academic credentials, superior research writing and verbal skills, and... client management experience. A background in statistics or experience with the use of statistics in discrimination cases is preferred....
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Apr 22, 14 USA - CA San Francisco

Law Firm, Min 3 yrs required
Should have experience supervising paralegal staff and managing multiple corporate immigration accounts. References attesting to customer service focus, teamwork, leadership and reliability needed. Should have excellent grammar, proofreading and legal writing skills. Proficiency with... Windows and Microsoft Office is mandatory....
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