If your legal writing these days seems dry and not quite ironic, saucy, or epic enough, loosen it up with some exclamation points.
We’ve Hit the Frickin’ Heyday
As lawyers, it’s about the time to jump on another linguistic bandwagon that left the hayfield many years ago. That’s how we lawyers frickin’ roll.
The Hidden Legal Power of Fonts and Stuff
Used properly, these typefaces can quickly underscore any obscure point you are trying so desperately to make in all that textual writing stuff that you do.
Use Periods to Totally. Beast. Your. Writing.
In the first of several posts during International Legal Writing and Drafting Week, we concentrate on how to beast your legal writing by aggressive use of the period. Totally. Beast.
Top 3 Powerfully Meaningless Phrases
We recommend maintaining a stash of powerfully meaningless phrases you can rely on to bolster an argument without really saying anything. Here are our top three.
The Art of the Happy Disclaimer
In response to groundbreaking work from a consortium of life coaches, more and more lawyers are using the “happy” disclaimer, or the “proclaimer” as it is now being called in the profession.
Verbiate Your Nouns for Legal Shock & Awe
The verbiating of American legal writing, while the bane of some legal writing instructors, can actually help you win arguments and friends. We’ve got tips on some of the best nouns to verbiate.
Spice Up Your Briefs with Subliminal Hashtagging
Although the FCC banned the use of subliminal messages in advertising in the 1970’s, the use of subliminal hashtags in legal briefs remains #A-Okay.
Pump Up Your Legal Briefs with Yiddish
Yiddish is a great language to use to convince others that you are right. Here’s how to incorporate it into your legal writing.
Use Doodles to Beef Up Legal Briefs
Using the doodles you inevitably create during the brief drafting process can beef up your writing and add a little pizzaz