You learn about the content requirements of an appellate brief in law school, but how much time is spent on the formatting requirements? To make it more confusing, format requirements vary from court to court.
The Lawyerist recently posted the article How to Format an Appellate Brief. It offers a number of tips that can help the attorney properly create the document from the beginning instead of trying to format the document after it is written.
The article also demonstrates why you really need to go beyond the basics with Microsoft Word.
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