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When 'Good Enough' Won't Cut It: 3 Tips For Plain Writing

Law360, New York (August 7, 2015, 5:25 PM EDT) -- It's an easy habit for lawyers backed against unyielding time constraints to dismiss their writing as "good enough," but attorneys who pay no heed to the golden rule of writing — write for others as you would want them to write for you — can expose themselves to problems down the road.

Here, legal writing experts lay out three tips every attorney should follow when faced with a blank screen and a looming deadline.

Treat Your Readers with Empathy

One of the most important things to...
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