You’ve been waiting for Alex, your associate, to get back to you on the Smith file. You: “Alex, what’s happening with those interrogatories?” Alex: “I’m working on them.” You: “AAAANNND??” We hear it often: clients expressing frustration with a colleague or staff member who did not do what was expected. … Read More.
It’s perfectly natural that if we don’t know how to do something we otherwise think might be a good thing to do, we tend to delay doing it. We don’t want to risk screwing up, we don’t want to feel like we’re wasting time, or we don’t marshal the necessary… Read More.
There’s an excellent list of resources on Plain Language and the Law at PLAIN (Plain Language Association International). One of the best articles is LEGAL WRITING 201: 30 SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE READABILITY (OR, HOW TO WRITE FOR JUDGES, NOT LIKE JUDGES) Read it here: http://www.plainlanguagenetwork.org/Legal/legalwriting.pdf Setting aside the debate as to… Read More.