The Virtues of Brevity
Neil Joel Dilloff
University of Baltimore - School of Law
Maryland Bar Journal, Vol. 18, No. 2, p. 28, February 1985
Let's face it, lawyers are verbose. How often have we heard the fabrication "I only have two more questions, your Honor?" Why do we talk so much and write so much? Is more better?
The author goes on in this short article to discuss the merits of brevity in order to increase precision and effectiveness in attorneys' writing and communications.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 3
Keywords: oral communication, written communication, trial practice, law office management, law office communications, legal writing, attention span, trial lawyers, trial attorneys
JEL Classification: L84, K19, K29, K39, K49working papers series
Date posted: August 1, 2010
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