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Timothy Terrell

Emory University School of Law

Atlanta, GA, USA


Timothy P. Terrell has been a member of the faculty of Emory University School of Law since 1976 and has been a visiting professor at the law schools at the University of Iowa, the University of San Diego, and the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in England. He has taught a wide range of courses but now focuses on legal theory, legal ethics, and property law. He has published extensively in all these areas. He has also maintained connections with law practice, often presenting continuing legal education programs in ethics as well as writing at law firms, courts, and government agencies, and for organizations such as PLI, ALI-ABA, and NITA. He served for several years as the Director of Professional Development at the law firm of King & Spalding in Atlanta. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Maryland, his law degree is from Yale Law School, and he has a graduate law degree from Oxford University.
Timothy Terrell is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition) - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing & Editing
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Words: Precision and Brevity - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Style: Grace, Vitality, and Character - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Writing Effective Introductions: Making Readers Smart, Attentive, and Comfortable - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Principles and Techniques - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Applying Principle 2: The Dangers of Default Organizations - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Applying Principle 1: From Logic to Coherence - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
The Principles of Super-Clarity - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Paragraphs: Focus, Flow, and Emphasis - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Capturing Your Readers - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Overcoming the Dr. Strangelove Syndrome: Editing Yourself and Others - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
The Art of Persuasion: Ethos, Pathos and Logos - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Applying Principle 3: Visible Chunking - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Sentences: The Wages of Syntax - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Preface - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Editing Examples: Applying the Principles and Techniques - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Table of Contents - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
From Colorado to Kansas: A Writer’s Journey - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Letters, Emails, Memoranda, Briefs, and Judicial Opinions - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
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