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Prior to the termination of this document, refer to the following paragraphs of which, inter alia, seek to indicate it is apparent that the utilization of plain language is exceedingly requisite in a large amount of circumstances in which your legal department is involved.

Legalese, plain language’s mean and cruel stepsister, has no place in the legal department. Or so would argue Joseph Kimble, an author and legal writing professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. In his recent blog post, “You Think Anybody Likes Legalese?”, Kimble tackles the myth that legalese is superior to conventional word choice, and he agreed to share with CorpCounsel.com some tips and thoughts on how plain language “can be just as forceful and inspiring” as its archaic, legalistic sibling.

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