Efficient, Effective and Powerful Legal Writing

Efficient, Effective and Powerful Legal Writing (OnDemand)
Originally held on Monday, December 16, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Program Fee:

OnDemand: $119 for Members | $219 for Nonmembers
Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2017-2019), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges (and their staff who are also members), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Skills
New Jersey: 2.0 General
California: 1.5 General
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General

Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our on-demand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see http://www.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/changes_for_2016.shtml.


Description:
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn strategies for writing more efficiently and effectively, including how to organize memos clearly and provide useful roadmaps. We will cover techniques for quickly eliminating common writing weaknesses, including lack of organization, weak paragraph structure and convoluted sentences. You will learn strategies for drafting:
  • Effective Introductions
  • Powerful Headings
  • Concise, Clear Sentences

This workshop is geared toward junior attorneys but provides a useful review for attorneys at all levels.

Program Instructor:
Mary Campbell Gallagher, BarWrite® and BarWrite Press


Where
New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

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Monday, 16 December 2019