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Legal Writing Tips for Paralegals: How to Master the IRAC Method

  • 11/03/2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Insightful Tips to Help You Improve Your Legal Writing

Do you know how to use the IRAC method in professional practice? In this course, our experienced faculty review the different components of the IRAC method and share strategies for improving your legal writing. Discover pointers for handling circuit splits and unclear law, examine guidelines for assembling supporting authority, and prevent and fix formatting issues. You don't want to miss this engaging program - register today!

  • Take away techniques for introducing the issues.
  • Uncover practical guidance for explaining the relevant laws.
  • Develop strategies for clearly stating your conclusion.

*Join the Speaker for a Face-to-Face Q&A After this Event (Live Registrants Only)

Bring your webcam, your mic, and some good questions - We’ll be hosting an online Q&A after this event so attendees and speakers can connect and talk content.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees tips for effective legal writing. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. What Is IRAC?
  2. Best Practices for Introducing the Legal Issue and Any Sub-Issues
  3. Identifying and Explaining the Relevant Rules of Law
  4. Supporting Authority (Binding vs. Persuasive Authority)
  5. Handling Circuit Splits and Unclear Law
  6. Applying the Law to the Facts
  7. Stating Your Conclusion
  8. Formatting Issues

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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