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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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Why Should I Attend an Editing Conference?

How can professional editors find time to learn and keep up with industry developments without losing focus on the job itself? There's no better way than attending an editorial conference.

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How to Find Brackets and Quotes Left Open

Melanie Thompson explains how small mistakes such as paired punctuation marks can slip into text and provides tips for making sure it doesn't happen in your documents.

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Should You Use Accents in Your Text?

Find out if and when foreign characters, such as accents and diacritics, should be included in English-language documents.

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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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Five Things You Didn’t Realize PerfectIt Can Do

Even if you’ve been using PerfectIt for years, you might not have discovered everything it can do. Here are five tips and tricks that will help you get more from the program.

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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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Rethinking the Way that Young Attorneys Write: How to Build Trust through Clean, Consistent Documents

You might think all that matters is the strength of your legal arguments, but small, seemingly cosmetic mistakes can make an attorney seem untrustworthy. Here's how to start building trust through your written work today.

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Six Things to Check in European Union Style

Preparing a document for the EU or one of its agencies? Here are six ways to help you get your text in line with the EU's English Style Guide.

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