You may have heard some of the recent hubbub about law school graduates' lack of preparation for the real world of law practice. Well, just in time for new associates to get the training they need to hit the ground running, PLI is offering a
I firmly believe that good legal writing is a learnable skill, accessible to any lawyer who cares enough to learn. In fact, it drives me bonkers when I hear people perpetuating the myth of "either you have it or you don't" when it comes to writing well.
Does it drive you crazy when pedants say it drives them crazy when people start a sentence with hopefully? Well, it does me. I've always felt it was perfectly fine to begin a sentence with hopefully. And it turns out I'm in good company.
It's that time again. My annual writing program for PALS (Practicing Attorneys for Law Students, a minority mentoring organization)
Who better than Snoopy to provide sage advice on writing and life?
Perhaps a lopsided parenthesis is to blame.
Imagine my delight as I strolled through the airport and passed by this
Writers (that means you, lawyers), behold the many alternatives to the verb