The most important thing in legal writing is clarity — writing so that the reader understands the message you want to convey. You have a simple, powerful tool to advance that goal: the heading. After all, if you want to be sure the reader catches your main message, what better way than to put it up front, in big, bold letters? Here are some ideas to help your headings stand head-and-shoulders above the rest.

Joe Fore, Heads-Up Headings, 68 Virginia Lawyer 62–63 (April, 2020).