2014 - Moving Your Legal Writing Forward 3.0

6.0 AV CLE Credits, including 2 Ethics Credits; WSBA #372001

The annual legal writing workshop from the professors of the #1 ranked legal writing program in the U.S.


Recorded:  04/04/2014
Credits:  6.0 AV CLE, including 2 Ethics Credits; WSBA #372001
Length: 6:16:23

Featured Speakers:
Lori Bannai, Janet Dickson, Anne Enquist, Connie Krontz, Christopher Rideout, Mimi Samuel

Join us for the 2014 upgrade of our annual legal writing workshop. This very popular course is built from topics identified as current training needs.

Seattle University School of Law has set the standard for legal writing programs for more than 25 years and has been ranked the #1 legal writing program in the country for six years running. Our faculty founded the Legal Writing Institute, a 2,200-plus member organization that fosters legal writing skills in law schools across the country and in numerous other countries.


Welcome and Introductions Anne M. Enquist, Director, Legal Writing Program

Session 1 - Back to the Basics: Organization
Professor Mimi Samuel

Session 2 - How Multitasking Affects Writing Productivity
Professor Anne M. Enquist

Session 3 - The Tools of Persuasion
Professor Janet Dickson

Session 4 - Principle-Based Case Description: Responding to Adverse Authority
Professor Connie Krontz

Session 5 - Plain Language Issues for Lawyers
Professor J. Christopher Rideout

Session 6 - (Un)Conscious Assumptions and (Un)Intended Messages: Recognizing Bias in Legal Writing, Analysis, and Argument
Professor Lorraine Bannai

Closing Remarks


General Registration - $180.00

Seattle Univeristy School of Law Alumni - $150.00

AV CLE Credit is self-reported to the Washington State Bar Association, by logging into your "My WSBA" webpage, at www.mywsba.org.
For further information, please contact the WSBA Service Center at 206-443-WSBA (9722), 800-945-WSBA (9722), or questions@wsba.org.