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Litigator Spotlight Series: How an Expert Law and Motion Attorney Approaches Legal Writing
Litigator Spotlight Series: How an Expert Law and Motion Attorney Approaches Legal Writing

To research a judge's writing style, familiarize yourself with their prior decisions, know the legal standard to be applied, and be prepared to distinguish your case.

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Clearbrief Team

August 17, 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: One of Alaska's Top Litigators Puts Her Best Arguments First
Litigator Spotlight Series: One of Alaska's Top Litigators Puts Her Best Arguments First

Former Alaska AG Jahna Lindemuth developed her legal writing skills by studying redlines she received, and now mentors new attorneys in their legal writing craft.

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Clearbrief Team

July 27 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: Real Estate Appeals
Litigator Spotlight Series: Real Estate Appeals

Building off experience as a litigation associate and in-house counsel, Tyler Mesmer brings curiosity about the law and innovation to serve real estate clients.

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Clearbrief Team

July 5 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: Winning with Relationships
Litigator Spotlight Series: Winning with Relationships

From writing workers' compensation client opinion letters to mentoring new associates, Taylor S. Poncz talks about the importance of relationships in law.

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Clearbrief Team

May 13 2022
Spotlight Series: The Role of Evidence in Cannabis Lawyering
Spotlight Series: The Role of Evidence in Cannabis Lawyering

Marshall Custer reveals common mistakes made by cannabis businesses from licensing and compliance matters to questions of tax and mergers and acquisitions.

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Clearbrief Team

May 10 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: How Seattle IP and Civil Rights Litigator Carmen Bremer Highlights the Evidence
Litigator Spotlight Series: How Seattle IP and Civil Rights Litigator Carmen Bremer Highlights the Evidence

From IP litigation to class action civil rights work, Carmen Bremer talks about the role of evidence in effective legal writing.

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Clearbrief Team

March 16 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: Leveling the Playing Field at a Boutique Litigation Firm
Litigator Spotlight Series: Leveling the Playing Field at a Boutique Litigation Firm

Boutique law firms often go up against big players. Hear how one attorney leverages AI and technology to level the playing field in her legal writing for patent law.

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Clearbrief Team

March 7 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: Global Internal Investigations
Litigator Spotlight Series: Global Internal Investigations

Former CIA officer Guillermo Christensen shares his tips for getting the most out of a witness interview and the first thing that in-house counsel should do to prepare for an internal investigation.

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Clearbrief Team

Feb 21 2022
Title IV-E Reimbursement
Title IV-E Reimbursement

Child welfare advocates leverage federal funding with Title IV-E reimbursement to expand operations and scale legal representation using justice technology.

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Rebecca Dames

Feb 9 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: Hiring a Remote Paralegal as a Solo Practitioner
Litigator Spotlight Series: Hiring a Remote Paralegal as a Solo Practitioner

Latrice Latin leads a virtual personal injury litigation firm. She talked with us about pre-litigation drafting of medical record timelines and how to hire a remote paralegal.

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Clearbrief Team

Jan 12 2022
Litigator Spotlight Series: Witness Interviews in Internal Investigations
Litigator Spotlight Series: Witness Interviews in Internal Investigations

Emily C. Ward conducts corporate internal investigations utilizing her e-discovery expertise and advises individuals facing white collar crime allegations.

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Clearbrief Team

Dec 9 2021
What Taylor Swift can teach us about legal writing
What Taylor Swift can teach us about legal writing

You may have seen Taylor's 10 minute-long SNL performance, which was a first for SNL.

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Jacqueline Schafer

Dec 1 2021
Litigator Spotlight Series: David DeVillers
Litigator Spotlight Series: David DeVillers

Interview with David DeVillers About Internal Investigations and White Collar Criminal Litigation

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Clearbrief Team

Nov 29 2021
How to Create a Table of Authorities in One Click in Microsoft Word
How to Create a Table of Authorities in One Click in Microsoft Word

Automate the table of authorities with one click using Clearbrief for Microsoft Word without the need for manually marking citations.

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Clearbrief Team

Nov 26 2021
Checklist for Reviewing Pleadings Before Filing
Checklist for Reviewing Pleadings Before Filing

Litigation support staff move cases forward and keep costs down for clients, and play a critical role in preparing litigation pleadings for e-filing with the court.

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Clearbrief Team

Aug 19 2021
Chat with a Pro: Are Tech Tools Tax Deductible for Law Firms?
Chat with a Pro: Are Tech Tools Tax Deductible for Law Firms?

John Beesley is a seasoned Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and early adopter of cloud-based professional software. As a small business owner himself, he imparts knowledge to help law firms and small businesses thrive.

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Rebecca Dames

June 30 2021
Litigators are from Mars and in-house counsel are from Venus
Litigators are from Mars and in-house counsel are from Venus

Understanding what your clients care about the most is key to getting stellar feedback from them on your briefs and memos.

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Jacqueline Schafer

May 1 2021
Tell a Story, Rooted in Precedent
Tell a Story, Rooted in Precedent

The Importance of Narrative and Legal Writing

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Rebecca Dames

April 20 2021
Press Release
Press Release

Clearbrief Launches with $1.2M in Seed Funding to Modernize the Justice System through AI that finds the best evidence for Legal Writing.

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Clearbrief Team

March 24 2021
Begin Anywhere
Begin Anywhere

As lawyers, we see the chaos tangled in the complex, technical prose. We process it. We identify the cracks in the logic, the missing parts of our client's story. And we see the herculean question before us——how to write something within the formal and rigid confines of a pleading that can change hearts and minds.

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Jacqueline Schafer

Feb 7 2021
Evidence Faceoff: Parler v. AWS
Evidence Faceoff: Parler v. AWS

This is the first in a series of regular posts where I’ll dive into an interesting opinion to understand which facts and sources of evidence had the most impact on the judge’s ruling.

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Jacqueline Schafer

Feb 7 2021