Laura Genovich shares her expertise and advice about clear legal writing. Laura’s a practicing lawyer, legal writing professor, and author of The Plain Language Practice: A Pocket Guide for Lawyers.

Topics discussed include:

  • Defining plain language
  • Preliminary matters to consider before drafting
  • The difference between brevity and conciseness
  • Being thoughtful about the words we choose
  • Why critical thinking is such an important part of every writing task
  • Using reader-centred organizational tools

To learn more about Laura and her work, connect with her on LinkedIn

Laura’s book is available outside Canada on

Canadian listeners should email Laura directly to order their copy

This episode contains 40 minutes of Professionalism Content

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