Effective Writing by Lawyer Essential for Making a Case

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, May 7, 2007

2 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2009

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Julie A. Baker

University of Massachusetts School of Law

Lisa H. Healy

Suffolk University Law School

Date Written: February, 20 2009

Abstract

The article discusses the need to eliminate boilerplate language and the importance of clear writing and plain English for effective and persuasive legal writing.

Keywords: writing, legal writing, clear language, plain English, boilerplate, persuasion, advocacy

JEL Classification: K00, K10, K19

Suggested Citation

Baker, Julie A. and Healy, Lisa H., Effective Writing by Lawyer Essential for Making a Case (February, 20 2009). Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, May 7, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1347000

Julie A. Baker (Contact Author)

University of Massachusetts School of Law ( email )

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508-985-1135 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.umassd.edu

Lisa H. Healy

Suffolk University Law School

120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108-4977
United States

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