The Best Test of a New Lawyer's Writing

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

3 Pages Posted: 22 Dec 2010 Last revised: 8 Feb 2011

Joseph Kimble

WMU–Cooley Law School

Date Written: December 17, 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).

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

Suggested Citation

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1727689

Joseph Kimble (Contact Author)

WMU–Cooley Law School ( email )

300 S. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
United States

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