Be brief. Be concise. Use small words.
Do not use sentences that require commas and semicolons. Do not use legalese.
Do not hide from the facts, even if they are bad for you, but do not be drawn into a battle on your adversary’s playing field.
Tell the truth.
Today’s guest post is by Rob Sullivan a Kansas City trial lawyer. Rob is the President of the Sullivan, Morgan & Chronic law firm, the principal writer and editor of the legal blog http://lawyerology.com and can be followed on Twitter at @rsullivanlaw.