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When the Only Law Available on the Issue is an Unpublished Decision, What Are My Options?

Imagine counsel representing litigants before a court. An attorney for one party takes a position on the issue. The court responds that, in a previously filed pleading, counsel had taken the opposite position on behalf of his Read More

Appellate Brief Writing: Five Briefs to Avoid

Legal writing, or any writing for that matter, is a mentally demanding and complex activity requiring sustained effort and attention. Lawyers often face difficulty in providing that effort and attention within court-imposed d Read More

15 Critical Steps to Effective Brief Writing

The appellate brief is unquestionably the most important element in an appeal – presuming the record has been properly preserved and prepared. Nothing will be more persuasive than a cogent, well-written legal argument applyin Read More