Of Pandas and PunctuationBy Maureen B. CollinsJuly 2004Column, Page 371These books and Web sites make mastering grammar…well, if not fun, at least less painful.
What Weblogs Can Do for YouBy T. Evan SchaefferMay 2004Column, Page 269Don't know about the great legal Weblogs out there? Don't know what a Weblog is? It's time you learned. You might decide to be a blogger yourself one day.
Untangle Your Web SiteBy Maureen B. Collins and Hillary Altekruse MannApril 2004Column, Page 222Yes, you really do need a Web site, and these FAQs will help you make the most of it.
Brief-Building: The Finishing TouchesBy Maureen B. CollinsMarch 2004Column, Page 153You've built a well-reasoned, well-argued edifice; don't sabotage your effort by neglecting the final flourishes.
Building a Solid FoundationBy Maureen B. CollinsFebruary 2004Column, Page 105Last month's column looked at the "prep work" necessary for a brief. This month, we focus on the framework.
Constructing an ArgumentBy Maureen B. CollinsJanuary 2004Column, Page 47Like a house, a brief needs a solid framework, intricate inner workings, and an attractive appearance.
Communicating Your AuthorityBy Maureen B. CollinsDecember 2003Column, Page 637Sorry, but proper citation format really does matter. Here's why.
Being Right Versus Saying it RightBy Maureen B. CollinsNovember 2003Column, Page 577As this cautionary tale illustrates, sometimes what you say to a client is less important than how you say it.
To Speak or Not to Speak?By Maureen B. CollinsOctober 2003Column, Page 525Sometimes 'tis nobler in the mind to keep thy mouth shut...
What I Learned from TelevisionBy Maureen B. CollinsSeptember 2003Column, Page 471The observant couch-potato can actually learn a lesson or two from the tube about effective communication.
First Drafts Made EasyBy T. Evan SchaefferJune 2003Column, Page 311Using these six tips makes writing first drafts fun. Well, almost.