How to Stop Writing Like a Lawyer

Are you guilty of writing like a lawyer? Check out this recent post at Attorney at Work – and the other suggested articles that follow it:

“Of all the unexpected gifts from our respective law schools (debt, alcoholism), one of the worst may be a ghastly writing style that appeals only to law school professors and some judges. Don’t get me wrong. Law school provided its fair share of benefits and led many of us to successful, even happy, careers. But happy or not, we all suffer from “writing like a lawyer.” I didn’t realize the severity of my own affliction until I began to read successful bloggers — none were attorneys. Yes, there were errors, sentence fragments and poor vocabulary but I was enthralled.”

Read: How to Stop Writing Like a Lawyer at Attorney at Work

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