Emeka Onyejekwe aka Mekka Don, "From Law to Lyrics: Skills that Transcend", The Young Lawyer, vol. 13, no. 2 (ABA, Nov. 2008)
It seems like writing briefs and writing [hip-hop] lyrics would be completely different tasks; however, recently I realized that the two are more similar than one would think. The main premises are the same: (1) know your audience, (2) be persuasive, and (3) be able to support your claims.