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How to create templates in Microsoft Word for legal documents

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In just about every role in a legal office, you’ll find yourself creating multiple documents for clients, cases, and financial purposes. Each type of document will often require the same format with headings, logos, font types, spacing, and more. Create templates and save for company-wide use to keep specific designs […]

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How to use Word’s readability stats to improve your legal writing

It’s generally accepted that good legal writing is concise writing. It’s not always easy, though. It’s especially difficult in the legal field, where simplicity can get lost in an ocean of impenetrable jargon, superfluous triplicate phrases, and never-ending sentences. The result is often writing that’s hard work to read or […]

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How to stay sane when using track changes in Word

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If you work in a law office, then it’s a near certainty that you’re familiar with collaborating on documents using Word’s track changes features. Today, now that almost all legal writing involves some sort of collaboration, it’s a hugely valuable and useful tool. However, as the tangle of multi-colored markup […]

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