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Practice Tips for Effective Legal Writing

1h 1m

Created on June 20, 2018




Effective legal writing is essential to helping a court decide a case in your client's favor. It is therefore crucial to master techniques for organizing your brief and presenting your arguments to maximize your opportunity to achieve a favorable outcome.

This program, presented by Howard Suskin, co-chair of Jenner & Block's Securities Litigation Practice and Class Action Defense Practice Groups, will offer practical tips and best practices from an experienced appellate advocate about how to draft briefs efficiently, effectively communicate your written advocacy to the court, and generally enhance your legal writing.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the rules of brief writing
  2. Master techniques for writing briefs that communicate your legal arguments clearly
  3. Avoid the pitfalls of ineffective legal writing

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