Levin College of Law

Margaret Temple-Smith

Master Legal Skills Professor
Master Lecturer

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Mailing Address:
Box #117625 Gainesville FL 32711

Phone:
(352) 273-0660

Expertise

Legal Document Drafting  • Legal Writing  • 

About

Education

B.A., J.D., Wake Forest University

Teaching and Scholarship

Legal Drafting

Courses

Legal Drafting - LAW 6807
  • The required course must be taken in the second year and be completed with a passing grade. The class focuses on principals and practice of drafting contracts and other enforceable documents; the interpretation of enforceable documents; and the reinforcement of professional writing skills. Sections may focus on general contract drafting skills, or focus on drafting for specific practice areas.

Publications

Books

  • Grammar, Punctuation & Style: A Quick Guide for Lawyers and Other Writers (with Deborah Cupples) (West, 2013)
  • Legal Drafting: Litigation Documents, Contracts, Legislation, and Wills (with Deborah Cupples) (West, 2013)