Two galloping horses. A single rider, with one foot on each. The three are approaching a fork in the road.
Call me melodramatic, but this is the image that bubbled up in my mind as I examined the material I received from the Advocates Society this week.
The Advocates Journal contained an article by Sheila Block entitled “Advocacy Lessons from the Past”. It is an engaging piece sprinkled with references to the succinct styles of Maloney, Dubin and Robinette. The author reminds us of advice from Orwell on writing, relishes ‘beautiful, simple language’, and questions whether today lawyers focus enough . . . [more]