Originally published in the December 4, 2012 issue of SmallLaw: Having someone proofread your legal writing can result in dramatically better work product and results for your clients. However, proofreaders don't come cheap nor are they all equally talented. Software seems like a more reliable bet. In TL NewsWire, we recently reported on WordRake, a Microsoft Word add-on created by legal writing expert Gary Kinder. WordRake makes grammatical and stylistic suggestions that you can accept or reject. In this issue of SmallLaw, appellate legal writing expert and Ph.D. candidate Joshua Auriemma reviews WordRake to see how well it works — using a recent Supreme Court opinion as his test document. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week to learn how to assess marketing initiatives before you approve them.
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