rainmaking recommendations

We had a surprise rainstorm last night, so it’s only fitting that we have a rainmaking recommendation from rainmaking expert and coach, Jaimie Field

***

2014 and still many attorneys are writing in “legalese”.

I have personally seen and edited blog posts, client communications and newsletters which are geared to the non-legal public in which phrases such as “heretofore”, “wherein”, and the like have been liberally sprinkled throughout.

In most law schools, legal writing courses are a mandatory IL class. It is there where we learn to write outlines, briefs, interrogatories, how to parse statutes. And even though there is a movement towards writing with less legalese, it still is traditionally used during these courses. However, legal writing and research courses are taught so that students can learn how to write for the courts and other lawyers.


Continue Reading Rainmaking Recommendation from Jaimie Field: The Curse of Legalese