- A succinct overview of a client's situation, typically prepared by a law clerk, to inform an attorney
- A systematic, written presentation that outlines the key points of an argument, supported by relevant precedents and evidence
- The process of creating a written overview related to a specific legal motion or question of law
- The lawyer prepared a detailed brief to represent his client's interests.
- To fully prepare for the hearing, the team reviewed every submitted brief meticulously.
- The primary task of the law clerk was to brief various questions of law for the upcoming case.