I’ll admit it — I’m not a big fan of the Columns feature in Microsoft Word. Not that there’s anything wrong with it, per se. It works fine (until it doesn’t). But in a legal office environment, I usually format blocks of information with tables because they’re a bit easier to control.
But I’ve seen lots of legal professionals use columns to format things like service lists in Certificates of Service. Hey, to each her [his] own.
So if you want to use this feature in your Microsoft Word documents, here’s what you need to know: