Efficient, Effective and Powerful Legal Writing (Webcast)

New York City Bar
LIVE WEBCAST
Efficient, Effective and Powerful Legal Writing
Thursday, December 2, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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For New York Attorneys:
Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in  live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through June 30, 2022 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).

Program Fee:

$149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
Small Law Firm: $79 for Members
Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2019-2021), In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges, and 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: 2.0 General
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys

Description:

In this two-hour workshop, lawyers learn practical strategies for drafting effective, clear emails and memos. Through examples and exercises, participants learn concrete strategies for eliminating the most common weaknesses in legal writing, including ineffective organization, weak paragraph structure, and convoluted sentences.

Participants will learn strategies for:

  • drafting effective introductions
  • providing useful roadmaps
  • writing clear, concrete sentences
  • avoiding common errors in grammar and usage

 

This workshop emphasizes general legal-writing skills, and examples and exercises are drawn from both litigation and transactional practice.  Participants leave the program with specific, easy-to-implement strategies for improving their everyday legal writing.  Materials include a tip sheet summarizing the issues covered.  
This workshop is geared toward junior attorneys but provides a useful review for attorneys at all levels.

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty

Program Instructor:
Dianne Rosky
, Founder & Principal, Rosky Legal Education LLC


Where
Online Event


Thursday, 02 December 2021

Description

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