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Honing Your Legal Editing Skills

Speaker: Ross Guberman, President, Legal Writing Pro LLC

2014 Professional Development Workshop Series.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM

City Bar Members & Attorneys from Sponsoring Firms - Free
Nonmembers - $60.00
This program is NOT open to discounts and passports. This program was rescheduled from Jan 22, 2014.

2.0 NY CLE Skills Credits.
This live program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys.
Download Program Agenda & Faculty. Download Registration Form

42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

 

As attorneys advance in their careers, their editing skills become just as important as their writing skills. By working through before-and-after examples, participants will learn structural and stylistic editing strategies for improving drafts dispassionately, communicating their preferences to colleagues, and fostering a collaborative work environment.

Ross Guberman is the president of Legal Writing Pro LLC, a training and consulting firm. He has conducted more than a thousand programs on three continents for many of the largest and most prestigious law firms, for federal judges and for dozens of agencies and bar associations. Ross is also a Professorial Lecturer in Law at The George Washington University Law School, where he teaches a seminar on drafting and writing strategy. Ross holds degrees from Yale, the Sorbonne, and The University of Chicago Law School. Ross’s Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation’s Top Advocates became an Amazon bestseller shortly after it was published by Oxford University Press in 2011. Reviewers have praised it as a “tour de force,” “a must for the library of veteran litigators,” and “an indispensable tool” filled with “practical, trenchant advice.” His next book will be on how to write like the world’s greatest judges.

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2/5/2014 8:30 AM
Allen & Overy LLP, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, Chadbourne & Parke LLP,
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, DLA Piper LLP (US),
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Kaye Scholer LLP, Kelley Drye Warren LLP, King & Spalding, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York City Law Department,
New York Law Journal, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP,
Proskauer Rose LLP, Shearman & Sterling LLP, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP,
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, Winston & Strawn LLP

8:30 AM - 10:15 AM
2/5/2014 8:30 AM
Please note that this program will not have a PDF download. Course materials will be handed out to all registrants.

8:30 AM - 10:15 AM