Persuasive Writing for Lawyers (2012)
In three entertaining and informative hours, Judge Lebovits will share easy-to-remember and simple-to-understand methods of persuasive writing that will make a difference in your next court case. He addresses such issues as: 1) why legal writing is so hard to master, and how you can make it easier; 2) legal writing controversies and 3) how to make a judge want to rule for you.
• How to Write Clearly and Ethically
• Using the Right Organization and Style
• Legal Writing Do’s and Don’ts
Gerald Lebovits is a judge of the New York City Civil Court and an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School and Fordham University School of Law. Judge Lebovits previously served as an adjunct professor at New York Law School and St. John’s University School of Law. Judge Lebovits has authored many publications, including the New York State Bar Association Journal’s Legal Writer column since 2001.
Total MCLE Credits 3.0
* This recording already includes one copy of the MCLE course materials. Course materials provided electronically for all CLE Online Programs, and for CD/DVD Programs from 2010 and later. CD/DVD Programs prior to 2010 include a printed copy of the course materials.