7 Tips For Writing A Kick-Ass Brief

Law360, New York (September 22, 2014, 4:27 PM EDT) -- Before you step into the courtroom for a hearing, the briefs you submit will often set the stage for how well your arguments play out, and one misstep could damage your case. But there are a few things every attorney can do to be great on paper.

From nailing the tone to avoiding the words that anger judges the most, here are seven strategies that seasoned attorneys swear by when crafting compelling briefs for court.

Figure out Your Main Argument

A sharply written brief stands the best chance at clobbering the opposing side in a battle of filings, but key points...

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