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The Best Test of a New Lawyer's Writing


Joseph Kimble


Thomas M. Cooley Law School

December 17, 2010

Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 89, p. 40, December 2010

Abstract:     
Before hiring a new lawyer from among the short list of finalists, organizations should assess their most important lawyering skill­–their writing. The article describes various performance tests, as well as other indicators of writing ability. It also offers some tests for the tester (whoever does the assessing).

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Keywords: legal writing, lawyering skills, writing test, performance test, employment, hiring

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Date posted: December 22, 2010 ; Last revised: February 8, 2011

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Kimble, Joseph, The Best Test of a New Lawyer's Writing (December 17, 2010). Michigan Bar Journal, Vol. 89, p. 40, December 2010. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1727689

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Joseph Kimble (Contact Author)
Thomas M. Cooley Law School ( email )
300 S. Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 13038
Lansing, MI 48901
United States
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