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Stephen V. Armstrong

Armstrong Talent Development
Principal
San Diego, CA, USA


Stephen V. Armstrong, for the past fifteen years, has taught writing programs for judges and lawyers in the United States and Canada under the sponsorship of such groups as the Federal Judicial Center, the Practising Law Institute, ALI-ABA, the American Bar Association, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, and the judicial education offices of several states. He has also taught writing in law firms and worked extensively with the writing of practicing lawyers, and has published widely on the topic of continuing professional development for lawyers. Presently the Director of Career Development at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, an international law firm based in Washington, D.C., he has held similar positions at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison and at Shearman & Sterling, both in New York City; taught in the English Department at the University of Alabama; and worked as a reporter and editor for The Washington Post. He was educated at the University of Sussex (England), Yale University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Stephen V. Armstrong is associated with the following items:
Treatise  Treatise Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition) - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing & Editing
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Style: Grace, Vitality, and Character - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Letters, Emails, Memoranda, Briefs, and Judicial Opinions - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Table of Contents - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Writing Effective Introductions: Making Readers Smart, Attentive, and Comfortable - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Applying Principle 1: From Logic to Coherence - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Paragraphs: Focus, Flow, and Emphasis - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
The Art of Persuasion: Ethos, Pathos and Logos - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Sentences: The Wages of Syntax - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Applying Principle 2: The Dangers of Default Organizations - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Capturing Your Readers - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Preface - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
From Colorado to Kansas: A Writer’s Journey - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Words: Precision and Brevity - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Applying Principle 3: Visible Chunking - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Overcoming the Dr. Strangelove Syndrome: Editing Yourself and Others - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Editing Examples: Applying the Principles and Techniques - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
Principles and Techniques - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
The Principles of Super-Clarity - Thinking Like a Writer: A Lawyer's Guide to Effective Writing and Editing (3rd Edition), Friday, October 24, 2008
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