Writing to Win with Steven Stark: The Essentials of Writing for Trial and Appellate Litigators
You work with words every day – in your memos, trial briefs, pleadings, factums, client letters. You understand how important your writing skills are to your success as an advocate. This critically acclaimed program for experienced counsel and new calls alike focuses on solutions for the challenges litigators face in writing, from organization to strengthening and editing prose, and ways of improving arguments.
Through a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on exercises, you will learn how to:
- Look for facts that will win
- Apply storytelling to your writing
- Write and edit more efficiently
- Deal with arguments against your case
- Compose written presentations
- Approach writing ethically
About our presenter:
Steven Stark is an acclaimed writer, teacher, lawyer, and consultant. He has authored four books and been a commentator for CNN, NPR, and the Voice of America, as well as a columnist for the Boston Globe and the Montreal Gazette. Steve has a vast background in the fields of legal writing, communication, and inter-cultural studies.He is a former lecturer on law at Harvard Law School and has taught writing and speaking to thousands of lawyers, judges, and other professionals around the world. Steve is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.