Writing to the Trial Judge – For Motions

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 131, 2009

10 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2010

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Practical advice for writing motions to trial judges: use a boldface summary up front, organize overtly, be honest.

Keywords: legal writing, writing, persuasion, motions, judges, trial judges, organization, summary, synopsis, honesty

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, Writing to the Trial Judge – For Motions (2009). Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 131, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1653991

Wayne Schiess (Contact Author)

University of Texas School of Law ( email )

727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, TX 78705
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.utexas.edu/law

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