Category: Writing Craft

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Writing tips

Tackling an Unfamiliar Topic?

When presented with writing about an unfamiliar topic or a difficult subject, spend some time brainstorming through the scenario. Research the subject matter. Ask yourself the following questions: Who is

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Writing Craft

How to Be a Better Writer

by Jackie Van Dyke, MPS, CP® – The Paralegal Writer Practice. Writing takes practice and more practice. Ask for feedback. “How can I make my writing more concise?” The positive

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Education

Being an Educated Paralegal is Ethical

Ethics are of paramount importance. As an integral part of the legal industry, paralegals must practice ethical behavior and make ethical decisions daily. Paralegals must be cognizant of applicable sanctions

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Paralegal Life

The Beginning

Overwhelmed with what to write. Unsure how to begin? Break down a big writing task into smaller steps.

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Writing Craft

Why Write?

The importance of writing became evident when I enrolled in a rigorous litigation certificate program for paralegals. I discovered words are powerful

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How to Be a Better Writer

by Jackie Van Dyke, MPS, CP® – The Paralegal Writer Practice. Writing takes practice and more practice. Ask for feedback. “How can I make my writing more concise?” The positive

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written text in book with pen legal writing

Why Write?

The importance of writing became evident when I enrolled in a rigorous litigation certificate program for paralegals. I discovered words are powerful

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