Writing pervades nearly every aspect of lawyering. Whether writing letters, memoranda, contracts, briefs, estate documents or otherwise, lawyers write to further the interests of their clients in a variety of contexts. In his book, The Seven Deadly Sins of Legal Writing, author Theodore L. Blumberg addresses common problems found in the mechanics of legal writing and provides an easy, bite-sized refresher for lawyers in any practice area to “clean up”their writing.
Oklahoma attorney Reggie Whitten suffered the loss of his 25-year-old son in a motorcycle accident that was fueled by valium and alcohol abuse. Brandon Whitten had been fighting drug and alcohol abuse for a number of years at that point.