Help for My Legal Writing Coach™: Memos
Home Page
The four main parts of My Legal Writing Coach™: Memos are easily accessible from the Home page using the colored buttons:
  • "Managing and Researching the Legal Memo Writing Project" describes how to plan for writing the memo and provides strategies for research. 
  • "Writing the Legal Memo" describes how to write a legal memo, describing the alternatives for organizing, structuring, formatting, and editing.
  • "Research and Writing Checklists" provides personalizable checklists to accompany the instructional content. 
  • "Annotated Sample Memos" provides full-text examples of legal memos with explanatory annotations. 
Tab Buttons
There are four tab buttons across the bottom of the screen for quick navigation within the app:

Home Button
Tap the Home button to return to your previous location. Tap Home again to return to the main screen.
Notes Button
Want to make note of something in the text and make it easy to find again? Use the Notes button. You can copy and paste text to Notes as well as type in your own ideas. Tap the Home button to return to your previous location.
About Button
Tap the About button to see information about the app, the author, and other information.
More Button
Additional resources are available when you tap the More button. You can directly access the Glossary and Cross References. You can also view this Help, review the Terms and Conditions for using this app, and Contact Us.

Reference Links
A Glossary of key terms and a list of Cross References to commonly used legal research and writing textbooks provide support for your learning. By tapping highlighted linked terms, you can view them in the Glossary. The Glossary and the Cross-References can also be accessed from the More button at the bottom of the screen.

Icons
These icons are found throughout the app to call attention to important details:

Structural Templates
Templates give you a step-by-step outline for organizing the memo components and drafting their content. 

Quality Control Tips 
Quality Control Tips provide special guidance on how to improve the quality of your memo project.

Time Savers 
Time Savers provide tips on how to do your work more efficiently.

Ethics Advisories
Ethics Advisories advise you of the ethical implications of writing memos.

Cross References
Cross References to commonly used legal research and writing textbooks are provided on a number of topics. Tap on the text next to the bookmark to see the cross-references.