Legal Abbreviations: Part 2 of 3

Legal Abbreviations: Part 2 of 3

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Legal Abbreviations: Part 2 of 3

Legal abbreviations for law school will save you time and increase your efficiency.  Legal abbreviations are used both within law school and without.  Leverage the following legal abbreviations and law school abbreviations for notes, outlines, or personal documents. However, remember that all final copies of papers, law briefs, and legal memorandums use the original form of the word.

Legal Term Abbreviation/Symbol
Court of Appeals COA
Cross x
Cross-claim Cx-C
Cross-complaint x/C
Crying qq.
Defendant Δ or D
District Court DC
Employee EE or E’ee
Employer ER or E’er
Evidence Ev.
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure FRCP
For Example e.g.
Holder in Due Course HDC
Husband H
Inunction Inxn.
Judge J
Judgment Jdg
Judgment Notwithstanding Verdict JNOV
Judgment as a Matter of Law JMOL
Jurisdiction Jdx.
Motion to Dismiss MTD
Others Ors