E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers

Gerald Lebovits, E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers, NYSBA Perspective 18 (Spring 2014)

6 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2014

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Gerald Lebovits

Columbia University - Law School; Fordham University School of Law; New York University School of Law

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Date Written: 2014

Abstract

This article discusses how lawyers can email efficiently and effectively. Topics include knowing when to email as opposed to communicating in person, how to end email confrontations, why readers should interpret emails generously, editing emails for concision and style, and subject lines, capitals, abbreviations, contractions, exclamation points, emoticons, formatting, attachments, projecting respect, and cautionary tips.

Keywords: Email, lawyers

Suggested Citation

Lebovits, Gerald, E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers (2014). Gerald Lebovits, E-Mail Netiquette for Lawyers, NYSBA Perspective 18 (Spring 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2447052

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