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Writing to Win: The Fundamentals of Legal Writing

OnDemand Webinar (60 minutes)

Learn valuable tips and techniques to make your legal writing persuasive, concise, and comprehendible.Effective legal writing is essential to persuading a court to rule in your client's favor. This program will enable you to master techniques for organizing your briefs and presenting your arguments clearly to maximize your opportunity to achieve a favorable outcome. The topic will share best practices for effective legal writing and how to avoid common writing errors. It will offer helpful practical tips from an experienced appellate advocate about how to draft briefs efficiently and communicate your written advocacy to the court effectively.

Authors

Howard S. Suskin, Jenner & Block LLP

Agenda

Structure of Briefs

• Organization of Briefs

• Use of Headings

• Developing Roadmaps of Arguments

Making Briefs Clear

• Paragraphs

• Styles

• Citations

Rules and Tips for Drafting