Books for Legal Drafting and Writing

 

Books on Legal Drafting

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting (Kenneth A. Adams, American Bar Association Business Law Section, 2013)
KF807.A33 2013

 

Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (Lenné Eidson Espenschied, American Bar Association, 2010)

KF807 .E84 2010  

 

Hereof, Thereof, and Everywhereof: A Contrarian Guide to Legal Drafting  (Howard Darmstadter, American Bar Association Section of Business Law, 2002)
KF250.D37 2002

 

Legal Drafting in a Nutshell  (Thomas R. Haggard, West Group, 2007)
KF250.H24 2007
 

Legal Drafting Books on Specific Subjects

Legal Usage in Drafting Corporate Agreements (Kenneth A. Adams, Quorum Books, 2001)
KF250.A32 2001

 

Construction and Development Forms: Planning, Financing, Building (James A. Douglas and Jeanne O'Neill, West Group, 2003)
KF902.A D675

 

Fletcher Corporation Forms, Annotated (West Group, current)
KF1411.F55

 

Working with Contracts: What Law School Doesn't Teach You (Charles M. Fox, Practicing Law Institute, 2002)
KF801.Z9 F69 2002

 

Documenting Secured Transactions: Effective Drafting and Litigation (William C. Hillman, Practicing Law Institute, current)
KF1048.4 H54

 

Commercial Real Estate Law Practice Manual: With Forms (James P. McAndrews, American Bar Association, 2001)
KF572.M38 2009

 

The Lease Manual: A Practical Guide to Negotiating Office, Retail, and Industrial Leases (Rodney J. Dillman, American Bar Association, 2007)

KF593.C6 D55 2007

 

Banking and Lending Institution Forms: With Commentary and Checklists (Jacob W. Reby and James A. Douglas, A.S. Pratt, 2011)
KF972.5 .B26

 

Negotiating and Structuring International Commercial Transactions (Mark R. Sandstrom and David N. Goldsweig, eds., American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice, 2003)
K1005.6.N43 2002

 

Internet Forms and Commentary: A Practitioner's Guide to Contracts and the World Wide Web (Jonathan Wilson and Julia Alpert Gladstone, eds., American Bar Association, 2002)
KF889.3.I563 2002
 

General Form Books

American Jurisprudence Legal Forms 2nd ed. (West Group, current)
KF170.A542

 

Legal Checklists: Specially Selected Forms (West Group, current)
KF170.B4

 

West's Legal Forms (West Group, current)
KF170 .W47
 

 

Books on Legal Writing

The Elements of Legal Style (Bryan A. Garner, Oxford University Press, 2002)
KF250.G37 2002

The Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well (Tom Goldstein and Jethro K. Lieberman, University of California Press, 2002)
KF250.G65 2002

 

Plain English for Lawyers (Richard C. Wydick, Carolina Academic Press, 2005)
KF250.W92 2005 

 

Legal Writing Tools

Black's Law Dictionary (West Group, 2014)
KF156.B53 2014

 

Modern Dictionary for the Legal Profession (Gerry W. Beyer and Kenneth R. Redden, Hein, 2008)
KF156.R42 2008

 

Burton's Legal Thesaurus (William C. Burton, Macmillan, 2007)
KF156.B856 2007

 

Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (Bryan A. Garner, Oxford University Press, 2011)

KF156 .G367 2011

 

Oran's Dictionary of the Law (Daniel Oran, West Group, 2008)
KF156.O69 2008

 

Update 06/2014

  

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