Here is a chapter on writing style that I contributed to a 2004 DRI publication, A Defense Lawyer’s Guide to Appellate Practice. The ideas are not original, but I hope the presentation is.
Download Style (PDF, 131K). Copyright © 2004 DRI and Raymond P. Ward.
DRI still sells the book in CD and paperback forms; you can find it by visiting the DRI bookstore, searching for appellate, and scrolling down the page a little bit. To view the list of contributing authors and the table of contents, click here.