Legal writing

Dec 13, 2023 Gary J. Wax
One Space or Two?

Before the Computer Age, writers were instructed to type two spaces after every period.  The reason was to create a visual break so that it would be easier to see the beginning of each new sentence.  Many attorneys who learned to follow the two-space rule

Jun 16, 2020 Alana H. Rotter
What’s Your Authority For That?

Clear, concise legal writing is more important than ever, with court closures leading to motions being decided on the papers and creating a backlog for judges to sort through when the courts reopen.  Tailor your use of legal authorities to help the judge quickly see

Feb 12, 2020 Alana H. Rotter
Prime Real Estate

Legal writing, like any other type of writing, should strive to keep the reader’s attention.  But any reader faced with a huge stack of paper (or the digital equivalent) is likely to lose focus eventually.  That makes the first pages of any brief or other

GMSR to Attend and Speak at the FDCC 2017 Winter Meeting

The Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC) will hold its annual Winter Meeting this year at The Belmont Charleston Place Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina on March 6 – 10, 2017.   This year, GMSR partner Robert Olson, an FDCC member will be speaking on

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