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Researching Legal Topics

Tips on legal research for seminar papers and law review articles for law students.

10 Fundamental Skills for Lawyers

From the MacCrate Report, these are 10 skills considered to be fundamental for good lawyering, several of these lawyering skills are essential for effective legal writing:

 

1.  Problem Solving 2. Legal Analysis 3. Legal Research 4. Factual Investigation 5. Communication 6 Counseling 7. Negotiation

8. Litigation and Alternative Dispute-Resolution Procedures 9. Organization and Managment of Legal Work 10. Recognizing and Resolving Ethical Dilemmas