Legal writing “do’s” and “don’ts” for associates

Apr 30, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

The advice in this post in the form of do’s and don’ts is from the author’s experience as an associate, as a partner, and as legislation counsel

Legal Writing: Why legalese is necessary and how to do it right

Apr 10, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Despite its negative connotations, legalese is actually an important part of legal writing — if it’s don’t correctly.

Legal writing series: Using subtle advocacy in proposed orders

Feb 12, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Although proposed orders are generally regarded as non-adversarial, there is some room for advancing your client’s interests in subtle ways.

Legal Writing: Font Matters

Jan 22, 2014 By: Jason Steed

Although you may not give much thought to the font that you use in your legal writings, it can matter quite a bit more than you’d think.

Legal Writing: Word Choice

Jan 8, 2013 By: Jason Steed

Word choice is an effective and important part of lawyering, one that allows you to subtly influence the decision-maker.