Advanced Legal Writing for Lawyers
Continuing Legal Education Program
A highly sought-after
lecturer with an engaging, witty style, Justice Gerald Lebovits has been a New
York City judge since 2001. An acting Supreme Court justice in Manhattan, he is
president of the 300-judge New York State Association of Acting Supreme Court
Lebovits has been an
adjunct professor of law for 32 years, currently at Columbia, Fordham, and NYU.
The students at Fordham, New York Law School, and St. John's have each elected
him Adjunct Law Professor of the Year.
The author of six books
and more than 300 articles, Lebovits has given hundreds of CLEs on legal
writing, ethics, criminal practice, and landlord-tenant law for bar
associations, government organizations, and the New York State Court System. He
has authored the Legal Writer Column for the New York State Bar Journal since
See why so many consider Justice Lebovits New York’s finest speaker on legal
writing. Lebovits will share easy-to-remember and simple-to-understand methods
of persuasive writing that will make a difference in your next case. You’ll
learn the elements of a winning brief — from cover to conclusion, including
storytelling, theme, organization, style, rhetoric, ethics, and legal method.
This presentation will be jam-packed with practical advice, from making every
word count, to citing, to making a court want to rule for you.
advanced legal writing 2018
Earn 4.0 MCLE credits in Skills by attending this half-day program.
Attendees receive a 40% discount off of "Legal Writer: Writing It Right" and "Legal Writer: Drafting New York Civil Litigation Documents" by Hon. Gerald Lebovits.
Monday, April 23, 2018 | Melville | Melville Marriott
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | New York City & Webcast | NYS Society of CPA's
Monday, April 30, 2018 | Syracuse | Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | Buffalo | Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst
Friday, May 4, 2018 | Albany | NYS Bar Association
• Outlining Through Editing
• Controversies in Legal Writing
• Legal Writing Do's and Don'ts
• Writing Clearly and Concisely
• Elements of Persuasive Writing
• Brief Writing: Questions Presented, Facts & Argument
• Legal Method, Citing, Quoting & Ethics
• Winning Rhetorical Devices
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Long Island | NYC | Syracuse | Buffalo | Albany
NYSBA Members: $125 | Non-Members: $225
program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of
California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the
Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey. If you
require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE
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