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Superior Legal Writing: A Workshop For Litigators (2015)

Superior Legal Writing: A Workshop For Litigators (2015)


4.5 MCLE Credits: 3.5 in Skills, 1.0 in Ethics

Writing a well-crafted, persuasive legal brief or motion is the touchstone every litigator strives for when planning a winning legal argument. William Bernhardt will walk you through the 10-step process to achieving superior legal writing in your litigation practice. Ethical considerations will also be addressed. Mixing short lectures with hands-on writing workshop sessions, you will learn the skills you need to move to the next level in your legal writing skills.

Program Topics

Ten Steps to Superior Legal Writing

Framing the Issue

Writing Persuasive Motions and Briefs

Exercises on Making Your Writing Persuasive

Ethical Considerations in Legal Writing

About William Bernhardt
Mr. Bernhardt focuses on helping lawyers develop skills and strategies for communicating in a rapidly changing legal environment, with a special emphasis on the abilities needed to frame your case, present it persuasively and win. Reserve your seat now to avoid disappointment! William Bernhardt spent ten years as a litigator and partner at one of Oklahoma’s most prominent law firms. After his Ben Kincaid books consistently hit the New York Times’ bestseller list, he left the practice of law to write and teach writing full-time. Bernhardt holds a Master’s Degree in English Literature, giving him a unique résumé – the only legal writing instructor in the nation who has had academic acclaim, a successful, award-winning law practice, and numerous New York Times bestselling novels.


Total Credits: 4.50 | Skills: 3.50, Ethics: 1.00

Non-Member Price: $325.00
Published Date:
  • June 3, 2015
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDZ14
Ethics and Professionalism Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 4.5