Persuasive Legal Writing: Winning with Words

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Event date: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 13:00
Name of Organization: 
Seminar Partners
Location: 
Toronto, Ontario

In this convenient, practical presentation, William Bernhardt, lawyer and New York Times bestselling author of more than forty books, applies the principles of superior legal writing to specific documents designed to persuade. Bernhardt discusses the fundamentals of persuasion, then applies those principles and superior writing skills to briefs, factums and other persuasive documents, explaining how each and every section can be strategically executed, considering both text and subtext, to produce a favourable result. Topics include:

  • the importance of strategic issue-framing
  • capturing a reader’s imagination (the best way to persuade)
  • building a bulletproof argument
  • giving your documents focus and direction
  • setting a winning tone from the first sentence
  • creating a compelling story

You’ll leave with proven writing techniques to make your writing more persuasive, earn the trust of judges, and increase your chances of winning.

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