Writing to Win: Results-Oriented Writing for Busy Litigators – Sept. 15

A National Speaker Seminar

Success in legal practice demands writing skills that combine precision, persuasion, and the ability to make yourself understood quickly. You have to get to the point clearly and concisely-or risk losing clients. Nationally acclaimed lecturer and author Steven D. Stark, known for his witty and engaging style, will share with you dozens of everyday useful hints to help you write to win. This  course will show you how to become a more effective, persuasive writer of everything from routine correspondence to appellate briefs, and get the results you want. The fast-paced format combines lectures, class exercises, discussions, and a good dose of humor to make the course practical, focused-and fun. Past audiences have agreed that Steven Stark kept their interest for every minute of the class!

What the seminar will cover:
• The four keys to better argument
• Ethics and professionalism of legal writing
• Using narrative, facts, and the hallmarks of creative writing to make better arguments
• Affidavit, complaint, and discovery drafting
• Special factors in technical and litigation writing
• Writing better demand letters
• Oral argument from a writer’s perspective

National Speaker:
Steven Stark
A graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School, Steven Stark has taught hundreds of writing and speaking courses to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Steven is also the author of four books and one e-book. He has been a commentator for CNN, National Public Radio, and the Voice of America, as well as a columnist for the Boston Globe and Montreal Gazette.

A former Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, he has a vast background in the fields of legal writing, communication, & inter-cultural studies.


Writing to Win: Results-Oriented Writing for Busy Litigators
3 CLE / .5 E – Friday Afternoon, September 15
1:15 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis


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Legal Writing in a Smartphone Age
3 CLE / .5 E – Friday Morning, September 15
9:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.

– ICLEF Conference Facility, Indianapolis

ICLEF • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Indianapolis, IN

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