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Legal Letters

Engagement Letters

Engagement Letters may also be referred to as retainer agreements and are used to establish your business relationship with the client.


Advice/Opinion Letters

Advice letters are used to provide your legal opinion to a client generally using layman terms.

  • Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers: A Practical Reference.  Law Library Reserves KF250 .B68.
  • Legal Opinion Letters: A Comprehensive Guide to Opinion Letter Practice.  Westlaw Edge.
  • Legal Opinion Letters Formbook.  Westlaw. Also available in the Library Stacks KF250 .L395.
  • The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing.  Law Library Reserves KF250 .O18.
  • Legal Writing and Other Lawyering Skills.  Law Library Reserves KF250 .S38.
  • Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Persuasive Argument.  Law Library Reserves KF250 .W436.
  • Opinion Writing.  Ruggero J. Aldisert.  Library Stacks KF250 .A35.