You wouldn't walk into court wearing a T-shirt and jeans, would you? Then why are you filing documents written in a 12-point monospace font with tiny margins? And if you don't know the difference between monospace and sans serif, that's a problem, too.
Enter Matthew Butterick, a graphic designer-turned-lawyer whose book and accompanying website "Typography for Lawyers" instructs the font-challenged of us on the finer points of desktop publishing.
As you may recall, this blog talked about Butterick several years ago, but on recent reflection, there are still things we can learn about good page layout. Here are three rules every lawyer should be familiar with: