Plain Legal Language - Editing and Drafting
for lawyers and for anyone who writes for the public
What lawyers do most of all is write. Yet of all writing, legal writing has an unenviable reputation. Complaints about lawyers often involve poor communication and legal writing has been the butt of jokes for centuries.
“There are two things wrong with almost all legal writing. One is its style. The other is its content." (Rodell)
We consult on the use of clear, plain legal writing, the why and the how.
We draft clear legal documents
We train lawyers in using plain legal language
Drafting / Editing
Teaching / Training
Layout and User Design