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
Date Written: February 4, 2012
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
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