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Brief Writing 101: A Step-By-Step Approach (6.15.10)
Your filing deadline is approaching -- What do you do? This seminar presents, in step-by-step fashion, tried and true tips for researching and drafting a professional-quality brief. Plus: tricks for reducing page-count and word-count, which alone are worth the price of admission.

http://www.legalspan.com/nycbar/catalog.asp?UGUID=&CategoryID=2



Make Your Legal Writing Readable (1.22.10)
This program focuses on the organizational and stylistic skills lawyers need to produce clear, concise writing. Learn how to:

* Craft clear and simple sentences

* Choose the right words

* Persuade your reader

This program is geared toward junior attorneys.

http://www.legalspan.com/nycbar/onlinecle.asp?UGUID=&CategoryID



Think Like a Lawyer, But Don’t Write Like One (7.7.10)
In spite of movements toward "plain English," attorney drafting often includes archaic phrases, antique terms of art, and word choices that just aren`t the best. The result is drafting that is unclear and not at all compelling. After this seminar, you`ll look at your legal writing in a very different light.

http://www.legalspan.com/nycbar/catalog.asp?UGUID=&CategoryID=2