1. Focus on developing clear and concise writing since legal writing is typically formal.
2. Emphasize proper grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
3. Instill in students the importance of comprehensive research before starting a legal document.
4. Help students develop the skill of structuring a legal argument, emphasizing the order of legal materials.
5. Help students understand how to cite legal materials.
6. Encourage students to question their sources and evaluate the accuracy and relevance of their information.
7. Provide frame works and templates to assist with proofreading and editing.
8. Introduce the concept of legal writing by using sample cases and working through those cases with your students.
9. Guide students through constructing an effective beginning, middle, and conclusion in their legal papers.
10. Develop exercises to ask students to practice writing case summaries and memorandums to illustrate how to approach common legal tasks.