Review key components of clear and effective written communications to utilize in the most common legal employer settings
Learn pre-writing essentials including purpose, tone, clarity, and appropriate vocabulary
Develop various ways of handling serious mistakes in written communications
About this course:
This course reviews key components of clear and effective written communications to utilize in emails, print correspondence, and more formal memoranda in the most common legal employer settings. A companion to the oral communications course, it covers pre-writing essentials including audience, purpose, tone, form, internal organization, clarity, appropriate vocabulary, time management, revision, and proofreading, as well as grammar and style. The course also addresses various ways of handling serious mistakes in written communications, including misinterpretations, errors and typos, and misdirected correspondence.