Brief Writing – Washington Style Sheet

Every attorney turns to the Bluebook at some point during their brief writing, but what about the Washington Style Sheet? If you are asking yourself what this is, then you may want to review it. The style sheet sets out specific rules of writing for Washington State. It deviates from the Bluebook in several places and, where is does, it controls.  Here are some of the deviations to keep in mind: Only spell out numbers 0-9. Always spell out “percent.” Cite to Wash. or Wn.2d; ... [Continue Reading]