More Effective Writing Makes More Effective Lawyers (Webcast)

Date:
Friday, April 12, 2019 to Friday, April 12, 2019
Total Price:
$250.00

9 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Friday, April 12, 2019
Live Webcast
6.5 Practical Skills or General CLE credits



Oregon judges and their lawyer staff, 50-year OSB members, and Active Pro Bono OSB members—please call the OSB CLE Service Center at (503) 431-6413 or toll-free at (800) 452-8260, ext. 413, to register.

Knowing the law is essential—but so is being able to communicate about it. Join writing coach and former attorney Rick Horowitz for a lively and practical session that will reintroduce you to your legal writing toolbox, including a few tools you didn’t know were in there. Explore the fundamentals and critical details of creating clear, well-organized, persuasive legal documents. Briefs, memos, client letters, and daily correspondence will benefit from a deeper understanding of what goes into successful writing. Examine good (and not-so-good) writing to see what worked, what didn’t, and why:

• What to include and what to leave out
• Using an outline—are there better options?
• Getting past blank-screen panic
• Balancing “complete” and “concise”
• Steering clear of grammar and usage potholes that undermine credibility

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