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The Art & Science of Persuasive Writing: Dynamic Strategy for Busy Lawyers

 Export to Your Calendar 11/19/2018 to 11/20/2018
When: Mon, Nov 19 and Tue, Nov 20June 6, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm each day
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MCBA Office
87 Bayard Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey  08901
United States
Presenter: See description below
Contact: Jonathan Cowles
732.828.3433, x. 102

Online registration is available until: 11/19/2018
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The Art & Science of Persuasive Writing:
Dynamic Strategy for Busy Lawyers



Matthew R. Litt, Esq.
Founder, Lincolnesq. Persuasive Writing Center


The seminar will address the following topics:


Day #1 - Monday, November 19th

  • The History of Persuasive Writing in American Jurisprudence
  • The State of Persuasive Writing Today & the Opportunity for Skilled Writers
  • The Key to Persuasive Writing – What is your Why?
  • A Study of Abraham Lincoln and the Profession’s Greatest Writers
  • Examining the Classics – A Study of the briefs submitted in Brown v. Board of Ed., Bates v. Arizona, Bush v. Gore, and other of the Profession’s Best-Known Briefs
  • In Their Own Words - What do Judges (and Law Clerks) Want?

Day #2 - Tuesday, November 20th

  • Powerful Use of Point Headings & Subheadings
  • Making Your Facts Come Alive
  • Persuasive Use of Citations
  • Strategic Editing
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Legal Writing
  • An Introduction to the Art & Science of Effective Oral Argument

This program has been approved by the BCLE of the Supreme Court of NJ for 4.8 hours of total CLE credit each day. Day #2 includes 1.0 hour of credit towards ethics/professionalism. (NJ Approved CLE Courses are Recognized for Credit in NY.)

Daily Cost*: $25-Law Clerks; $75-Young Lawyers; $100-MCBA Members; and $150-All Others


* 30% off total cost if you attend both sessions

To RSVP:  Online RSVP | RSVP Form | Call 732.828.3433, x. 102

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