Skip to Main Content

Legal Drafting: A Beginner's Guide

Legal Dictionaries

The first step in drafting any legal or law-related document is to fully understand its context, which includes studying the language used by the courts, attorneys, and/or legal scholars regarding the issue. For those new to legal drafting, or unfamiliar with an area of the law, a legal dictionary can be invaluable. Some of the most popular legal dictionaries are: