Mika Advocates for Including Drafting and Transactional Classes in Legal Writing Programs

C|M|LAW Legal Writing Professor Karin Mika has published, in the Fall/Winter Edition of The Second Draft (a newsletter published by the Legal Writing Institute): A Third Semester of LRW: Why Teaching Transactional Skills and  Problems is Now Essential to the Legal Writing Curriculum.  The article advocates including drafting and transactional courses in Legal Writing programs to better prepare students for practice.  The article also advocates teaching various upper level skills courses so that students learn “soft skills,” such as dealing with clients and understanding their personal legal needs.
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