Legal Editing

These articles provide advice for lawyers and other authors, editors and translators working on legal documents.

Training Law Students to Be Lawyers: Rethinking Legal Writing Class

Many law schools are failing to adequately prepare students for the profession. In this article, Ivy Grey shows how improved legal writing classes can help make legal education more practical.

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Naming Conventions: The Fast, Free, First Step Towards a Paperless Office

Learn how to plan and implement naming conventions as an important and impactful first step in the process of taking your legal firm paperless.

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Save Time, Avoid Errors, and Make More Money: How Proofreading Software Can Have a Big Impact for Solo and Small Firm Practices

Download a white paper that examines currently available software and real-world law practices to show the impact that improving a single process like proofreading can have on profits and the practice as a whole.

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Check Your Next Legal Brief for Free

Here are eight things you can check with PerfectIt before your brief goes out in order to make sure your writing is consistent and your arguments won’t be undermined by small errors

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Small is Beautiful: How to Ensure Legal Technology Actually Helps Your Bottom Line

Legal technology shouldn't be synonymous with another pricey failure. Here's an easy way to determine whether a product is right for you and your firm.

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Using Computer Assisted Review in Major Corporate Transactions: Why Little Details Matter Most

A major corporate transaction involves a multitude of details, each with the potential for error. When you’re mired in the details, can you imagine how easy it is to lose sight of other mistakes?

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Billing and Burnout: Are You a Lawyer or a Word Processor?

Cutting down on word processing time is one of the easiest ways to reduce waste, and yet one of the least acted on. Here's how to do it.

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Better Law Review Editing in Less Time

Law review is a privilege and a highly coveted credential. However, it's also time-consuming. Here's how you can improve the law review process and save valuable time.

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Breaking Lawyers’ Paper-Wasting Habits: Proofreading and the Paperless Law Firm

The completely paperless law firm may be unrealistic. However, almost the same cost and environmental benefit can be achieved by just just reducing paper waste. Find out the best way to start.

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