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What's Your Point? First Know What You Want to Argue
The Difference Between Saying it Right and Saying it Just Right is the Difference Between a Lightning Bug and Lightning
Turn Signals - Headings Are Important - Use Them
Write For Your Audience
Pour the Water Into a Glass - Context First
Introductions and Conclusions Matter
How to Win and How to Defeat Summary Judgment Motions
Persuasive Use of Legal Authority
Grammar, Spelling, and Blue Book Compliance Count
Passive Voice and Other Horrible Things That Can Be Done!
Louis R. Cohan founded Cohan Law Group, L.L.C., and has been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. Mr. Cohan has done work in breach of contract, fraud, injunctive relief, punitive damages, employment, trade secrets, real estate, construction and construction defects, and civil rights litigation. His practice is concentrated on business litigation and employment litigation. He serves on the boards of the Atlanta Bar Association (treasurer - Litigation Section, chair - Small Firm Section), and the Atlanta Bar Foundation, as well as being a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Mr. Cohan earned his B.S. degree from the University of Georgia and his J.D. degree from Emory School of Law.
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