Each week about half a dozen lawyers ask to meet with me for blawging advice. Here is what I tell them.
If you’ve ever wondered what simple letters from lawyers actually convey.
Stop abusing these four obvious and insipid frat boy lawyer words and you may actually move up in the law job pecking order.
In the interest of helping future 1Ls avoid my own mistakes, here’s a short list of things that really should never be done as a 1L.
I was once a young associate in a small firm, and I thought I knew better. As in I knew how to write better than the four partners for whom I worked, including the one partner who only dictated. Most of the time I think I was right, but in retrospect it may not have [...]
I’m being told that, without a near-perfect memo for a writing sample, it will be hard to get a job. Just how important is the em dash anyway?