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Persuasion in a Familiar Activity: The Parallels between Résumé Writing and Brief Writing


Patricia Grande Montana


St. John's University - School of Law


Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 16, Winter 2008
St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-91

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This article explores how the skills used to plan and write a persuasive resume are transferable to drafting a persuasive brief. If writers can see the parallels between successful brief writing and persuasive writing in a familiar activity like résumé drafting, it should be easier for them to navigate the process successfully.

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Date posted: January 3, 2008 ; Last revised: January 9, 2008

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Grande Montana, Patricia, Persuasion in a Familiar Activity: The Parallels between Résumé Writing and Brief Writing. Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing, Vol. 16, Winter 2008; St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-91. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1079957

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