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
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 3, 2008 ; Last revised: January 9, 2008
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