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Upcoming Live CLE Webinars

Are you looking to improve your legal writing and earn CLE credits? Rosky Legal Ed is offering a series of one-hour CLE-accredited writing webinars in 2013. Following initial live presentations on the dates listed below, each webinar will become available as an on-demand video.

Dianne Rosky personally conducts each webinar, along with co-presenters where indicated.

Each 60-minute webinar includes:

  • Clear, concise Powerpoint
  • Detailed writing examples
  • Practical writing exercises
  • Answers to your questions

Write the Right Thing: Ethical Issues in Legal Writing
with The Hon. Gerald Lebovits, NYC Civil Court
Live webinar: April 15, 2013

Strategies for legal writing that exceeds ethical requirements, including:

  • Identifying key ethical rules relevant to legal writing
  • Citing authority precisely and fairly
  • Avoiding writing mistakes that have led to ethical sanctions

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Price: $150.00

Efficient Editing for Supervisors: Teach While You Edit
with Naomi Beard, of Naomi Beard and Associates
Live webinar: July 16, 2013

Strategies for providing edits that help your junior colleagues become better writers, including:

  • Developing a shared understanding of core writing strategies
  • Identifying key areas of writer’s weakness
  • Providing constructive, improvement-oriented critique

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Price: $150.00

‎Writing for Lawyers: Conveying the Big Picture
Live webinar: November 12, 2013

Strategies for writing well-structured, effective documents, including:

  • Starting with your main point, no matter what
  • Providing roadmaps throughout
  • Using paragraph structure to reinforce your points

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Price: $150.00

Writing for Lawyers: Drafting Clear, Effective Sentences
Live webinar: November 19, 2013

Strategies for writing clear, focused sentences, including:

  • Writing concretely about abstract issues
  • Creating emphasis within sentences
  • Avoiding common word-choice mistakes

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Price: $150.00

Writing for International Lawyers: Conveying the Big Picture to U.S. Readers
Live webinar: October 17, 2013

Strategies for meeting U.S. readers’ expectations, including:

  • Providing an authoritative introduction
  • Using the IRAC structure
  • Drafting focused paragraphs

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Price: $150.00

Writing for International Lawyers: Drafting Clear, Grammatical Sentences
Live webinar: October 24, 2013

Strategies for avoiding common grammatical and stylistic mistakes, including:

  • Abstract, overlong sentences
  • Misplaced and dangling modifiers
  • Non-parallel form

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Price: $150.00

Authoritative Legal Writing: Show Confidence on Paper
with Ellen Ostrow, of Lawyers Life Coach LLC
Live webinar: June 20, 2013

Strategies for conveying confidence and authority in legal writing, including:

  • Frontloading conclusions
  • Conveying your big-picture handle on the issues
  • Crafting concrete, definitive sentences

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Price: $150.00

OMG: Email Writing for Lawyers
Live webinar: May 14, 2013

Avoiding typical email errors of attorneys, including:

  • Insufficient structure and analysis
  • Common errors in grammar and comma usage
  • Inattention to professional boundaries

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Price: $150.00

Writing for Litigators: Essentials of Brief Writing
Live webinar: September 17, 2013

Strategies for drafting powerful briefs, including:

  • Writing compelling, focused preliminary statements
  • Telling a story in the facts section
  • Structuring arguments affirmatively

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Price: $150.00

Writing for International Arbitrators: Essentials of Persuasive Writing
Live webinar: September 24, 2013

Strategies for drafting effective submissions, including:

  • Writing short, focused introductions
  • Creating a clear, consistent structure
  • Framing arguments affirmatively

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Price: $150.00

Webinars will be offered live on the dates specified, and will be available on-demand two weeks later. If you purchase the webinar before the live program date, you can either attend the live program or view the program on-demand. Programs purchased after the live program date will be viewable on-demand only.