LEGAL WRITING REFRESH: PRACTICAL PRINCIPLES FOR LITIGATORS AND TRANSACTIONAL ATTORNEYS
On Demand Seminar
ITEM #:  1730822001   |   EVENT CODE:  294287    |   CREDIT STATUS:  APPROVED
STANDARD PRICE
$175.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

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To claim CLE credit, view by:  February 27, 2022

Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

Legal Writing Refresh: Practical Principles for Litigators and Transactional Attorneys

Elevate Your Legal Writing!

Originally presented:  January 23, 2020     |     Course length:  3.0 hours


Why do you want to be a better writer? We asked and you answered! If any of these statements resonate with you, this seminar was designed with YOU in mind!

Excellent legal writing means –

  • "Passion for advocating on behalf of my clients."
  • "Being able to persuade the reader."
  • "Writing is a fundamental function of being a lawyer, and I believe there’s always room for improvement."
  • "Better writing = fewer disputes later. As in-house counsel, this is extremely important to me."
  • "I love writing, I appreciate great writing, and I believe it’s one of the most important skills anyone can have."
  • "Being understood."

If you want to improve your style and readability, choose better words and phrases, and avoid common grammar mistakes that undermine your credibility, join Karin Ciano, lawyer, leader, and legal writing columnist for Minnesota Lawyer, along with special guest Elizabeth O’Brien from Grammar Revolution, for this convenient half-day workshop packed with strategies and tips that will elevate your writing and enhance your credibility. Learn how to improve your style and readability, choose better words and phrases, and eliminate common writing and grammar mistakes that can undermine your credibility.

  • Why Good Writing Matters for Lawyers 
  • 15 Writing Mistakes that Undermine Your Credibility... and How to Eliminate Them 
  • How to Cut the Legalese and Simplify Your Writing 
  • 6 Tips for Elevating Your Writing Style 
  • 7 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Next Writing Project
  • In-Depth Grammar Review & Sentence Diagramming

Plus, great writing resources for lawyers. Program materials include handouts, tip sheets and other helps.

– Karin Ciano & Elizabeth O’Brien

$175

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 3.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits you may claim for attending this program is 3.0 credits.

Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.

STANDARD PRICE
$175.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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