Saturday, September 23, 2017
A posting on the blog of the Holland & Hart law firm gives advice on introductions and relies heavily on the work of Professor Cathren Page. Here are the headlines:
Set the Tone
Intrigue the Audience
Allude to the Story's Theme
Prime the Audience for What's to Come
For fuller explanations and illustrations, please click here. You can learn more by reading Professor Page’s article, Not So Very Bad Beginnings: What Fiction Can Teach Lawyers about Beginning a Persuasive Legal Narrative Before a Court, 86 Mississippi Law Journal 315 (2017) (here).