Writing Tips to Make New Lawyers Shine

TortSource, WRITING TIPS TO MAKE NEW LAWYERS SHINE, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vol. 12, No. 4, American Bar Association, Summer 2010

8 Pages Posted: 2 Sep 2011 Last revised: 22 Jul 2012

Eric Voigt

Faulkner University, Jones School of Law; R+W Legal Consultants, LLC

Date Written: February 4, 2012

Abstract

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.

Keywords: legal citation, citation, Bluebook, writing tips, writing, quoting, quoting authority, parentheticals, parenthetical, explanatory parenthetical, legal writing

Suggested Citation

Voigt, Eric, Writing Tips to Make New Lawyers Shine (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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1920764

Eric Voigt (Contact Author)

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