As many of you prepare for your summer clerkships and internships, keep in mind the importance of producing solid writing samples. We encourage you to read the article “Summer Associate Writing Tips (Don’t Believe Everything You Learned in Law School)” from Bloomberg Law (Marilyn Bush LeLeiko, March 19, 2012), which provides helpful rules such as:

  • Keep your writing as concise as possible
  • Focus on your reader and purpose
  • Get to the point
  • Answer the question
  • Proofread carefully

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