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Why You Should Attend
Good writing is one of the critical skills necessary to success in the practice of law. But what actually is good legal writing? This program will teach you the secrets of successful legal writing, whether you are writing for judges, partners, or clients.
What You Will Learn
After completing this program, participants will be able to:
- Produce writing that is precise, powerful, and persuasive
- Recognize and understand legal writing do’s, don’ts, and controversies
- Use good legal writing techniques in the elements of a brief: facts, argument, citations, and footnotes
- Apply what judges like and avoid what judges dislike in legal writing
Who Should Attend
This program will be helpful to new litigators, as well as experienced litigators, who want a refresher or update on effective legal writing.
Program Level: Update
Advanced Preparation: None