Legal Writing and Technology

This post discusses ways to use videoconferencing, particularly Zoom, for depositions or trial preparation and testimony, including the recording and screen-sharing features.

A multi-chapter resource about how disclosures and discovery can be a burden on small firms, but software like Adobe Acrobat Pro can save time and help you get the case organized for trial.

Good appellate briefs are hard to write and require working through several stages. Prepare a better appellate brief with this overview of Wes Hendrix’s four stages of effective self-editing.

Jack Metzler’s forthcoming article about using the (cleaned up) parenthetical for altered quotations makes a good case for streamlining the Bluebook rules on quotations in legal writing.