Practical Legal Skills 4th edition Weblinks

Explore the links below to improve your understanding of concepts covered in the fourth edition of Practical Legal Skills.


Online E-Seminars of the Continuing Legal Education Center of Martindale-Hubbell, LexisNexis


Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics ChatBoard


Centre for Plain Legal Language, 'Designing your document' and 'Checklist for writing in plain language', Law Foundation of New South Wales, Plain Language Bibliography.

Legal Writing: The Journal of the Legal Writing InstituteFull text available via


Negotiation and Mediation
Mediation E-learning Resources, available from CMA

The Negotiation Academy, articles and list of 'Questions & Answers'


Journal of Legal Advocacy and PracticeFull text available via


Internet resources from Practical Legal Skills, Fourth Edition (2014) 
Lake Pleasant Case Discussion from the Philosopher’s Zone on ABC Radio National:

The Fall of Marcus Einfeld, The Law Report, ABC Radio National, 24 March 2009. A case study of a respected former judge lying about a $77 speeding ticket:

Queensland Law Society Ethics Centre—perhaps the best regulator website for general and practical information on Australian lawyers’ ethics: