|Production Date:||August 10 2011|
As more and more courts are requiring e-filing of pleadings and judges and law clerks move away from reading legal briefs on paper in favor of electronic readers and computer screens, attorneys need to understand how to leverage technology and principles of document design to enhance the persuasiveness of their legal documents. In this program. attorney and legal writing expert Lisa Solomon discusses how to write easy-to-read headings and draft clear and concise arguments. She also explains why outlines and summaries in legal briefs are crucial when documents are read on-screen. This introductory program will be helpful for attorneys who frequently file briefs in electric format in both federal and state courts.
I. How Judges are Reviewing Briefs Today
II. Important Differences between Screen-Reading & Paper Reading
III. The F-pattern
IV. Tips for the 21st-Century Legal Writer
Eric (Jersey City, NJ)
Very enjoyable course on an important issue.
Monica (New York, NY)
excellent presenter, clear and concise and interesting content.
Karel (NY, NY)
The speaker obviously knows her stuff and is very clear and persuasive in her presentation.
Charles (Brick, NJ)
Lauren (N/A, NY)
It's not relevant to my practice area but it was interesting.