Writing by the Numbers
It’s commonly said that words are lawyers’ stock-in-trade. But we also deal with numbers: dates, times, dollar amounts, pre-judgment interest rates, numbered statutory provisions and contract sections, and so forth. So clear, effective legal writing requires us to think seriously about how we represent numbers on the page. Here are a few tips for integrating numbers seamlessly into your writing.
Joe Fore, Writing by the Numbers, 70 Virginia Lawyer 54 (February, 2022).