Writing Tips to Make New Lawyers Shine
Faulkner University, Jones School of Law; R+W Legal Consultants, LLC
February 4, 2012
TortSource, WRITING TIPS TO MAKE NEW LAWYERS SHINE, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vol. 12, No. 4, American Bar Association, Summer 2010
An effective writer persuades the reader. This article (p. 8) discusses two writing tips for motions, briefs, and advisory memoranda that will put you on the road to achieving that goal. It explains how to effectively quote legal authority and use explanatory parentheticals with legal citations.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 8
Keywords: legal citation, citation, Bluebook, writing tips, writing, quoting, quoting authority, parentheticals, parenthetical, explanatory parenthetical, legal writing
Date posted: September 2, 2011 ; Last revised: July 22, 2012