Benjamin Scott Wright

I’m a lawyer practicing estate planning and elder law. I used to work as an attorney editor at the State Bar of Wisconsin. I’m still passionate about legal writing, editing, and publishing, which is why this blog exists.

Benjamin Scott Wright

My day-to-day job involves drafting legal documents, reading laws and regulations, and making complex rules (estate planning, Medicaid) understandable for normal people. To do that, I use the skills I’ve learned as an editor: tightening, sharpening, and brightening the words I use to explain the law to my clients.

I love to read books about language, writing, and editing. You’ll find reference books on grammar, usage, punctuation, and style within easy reach of my desk. I also like to relax by playing board games with friends, who’ve learned to hand me the rule book.

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This proud Wisconsinite drinks New Glarus beer.

I grew up in Madison and Janesville, and I’m a proud Wisconsinite. I recently moved to Hudson with my family and opened an elder law practice in River Falls.