Lawyers carp that judges barely skim their briefs. Judges grumble that briefs are notoriously dense and barely readable. And yet an informative and concise brief is the time-honored way to convince the judge of the merits of your case. So is it worth the effort? According to Chief Justice John G. Roberts, “There’s nothing better than a well-written brief.” Here are 10 pro tips to make your next brief a winner.