E-Mail Like a Lawyer

Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 151, 2009

11 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2010

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Wayne Schiess

University of Texas School of Law

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Advice for using e-mail in the professional setting of law practice: think before sending, use the subject line and a salutation, write short messages, lead with the point or question, explain attachments, use a sign-off.

Keywords: e-mail, lawyer, legal writing, writing, formal, informal, salutation, subject line, sign-off, brief, short, haste

Suggested Citation

Schiess, Wayne, E-Mail Like a Lawyer (2009). Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Vol. 12, p. 151, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1654016

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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