Learn to Write Like the Best Legal Writers for Free

This Friday, February 3, at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT, Justia is hosting an all-new Justia Webinar exclusively for our Justia Connect members! David Kemp, adjunct professor at Rutgers Law School and the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, will discuss ways to sharpen your legal writing skills by looking at excerpts from some of our nation’s most renowned legal writers and exploring modern tools for improved writing.

What Should I Expect in the Next Justia Webinar?

David S. Kemp Webinar

When you attend the Write Like the Best Legal Writers, you will learn strategies designed to help you effectively hone your legal writing technique for greater impact and improved performance. Specifically, the presentation will cover five key techniques for improved legal writing:

  • Writing for nonlawyers,
  • Creating a story arc,
  • Utilizing shorter sentences,
  • Avoiding passive voice, and
  • Reading the final draft.

In addition, attendees will explore modern tools that may help improve legal writing, such as Spellcheck, Grammarly, and the latest buzzworthy bot: ChatGPT.

If you are a Justia Connect Pro member, you are also eligible to receive one hour of General MCLE Credit in California for attending this presentation! For our non-California Pros, you can check the rules for your jurisdiction, as many bars award credit for out-of-state CLE on a case-by-case basis through the self-submission process.

When Is the Presentation?

David Kemp's presentation

Write Like the Best Legal Writers will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT on Friday, February 3, 2023. That is less than 48 hours away!

To watch this presentation live, lawyers must activate their free Justia Connect membership by claiming their free profile in the Justia Lawyer Directory. Once your Justia Connect membership is activated, you can register for the presentation directly through your Justia Connect dashboard.

If you are interested in receiving CLE credit for this presentation, you must also upgrade to Justia Connect Pro. Justia Connect Pro memberships are available for $19.99/month or $199.80.year. Then, be sure to complete your post-attendance verification by 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT on Sunday, February 5, 2023.

How Do I Register for Write Like the Best Legal Writers?

Webinar Registration

Registration is easy when you are connected! If you are a Justia Connect member, simply head to your Justia Connect dashboard for one-click registration or visit the webinar information page. If you aren’t a Justia Connect member, claim your Justia Lawyer Directory profile to join for free!

Once you complete registration, we will send a confirmation email and personalized Zoom access link to the email associated with your Justia Connect membership. Remember to save this link, as it will be the only way to join us on Friday!

What If I Need More Information?

The full details and agenda for Write Like the Best Legal Writers are available here. You can also learn more about David Kemp here or explore the details about Justia Connect memberships in the Justia Connect Help Center. We’re looking forward to seeing you during the presentation!

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