Yale Center for Teaching and Learning

Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practiioner Part 2 Writing the Appellate Brief

Audience 

Graduate & Professional Students, Postdoctoral Fellows

Event Time 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location Name and Address 

CTL 120C
301 York Street
New Haven , CT

Event Topic: 

Writing in the Legal World: Critical Skills for the Practiioner Part 2 Writing the Appellate Brief

Event Description 

Are you heading off to a summer associate job, internship, or clerkship? If so, this interactive workshop series is for you! We will be reviewing the key components of legal writing, including memo writing; brief writing; and letters and emails to clients and other attorneys. Don’t miss this opportunity to refresh your legal writing skills so you are ready to hit the ground running and impress your summer employer! Part 2: Appellate Brief Writing. In this interactive workshop, we will review the purpose and audience for an appellate court legal brief. We’ll discuss persuasive writing techniques for each section of the brief, as well as developing an argument. We will also engage in exercises to practice your advocacy skills.

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