Be Heard on Paper: Persuasive Legal Writing

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Course Description

This program was recorded on March 12th, 2019

Learn how to improve your legal writing skills. This seminar will help you understand the principles of persuasive legal writing, including building a strong legal argument, incorporating the legal standard, focusing the statement of facts, and structuring a persuasive argument.



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  • Christina Harvey
    Christina Harvey focuses her practice on personal injury litigation. She has experience litigating personal injury cases on both the plaintiff and defense sides, including medical malpractice, professional malpractice, slip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, worker’s compensation, and product liability cases. In addition, she handles complex civil litigation, horseracing law, and disability matters.

    Ms. Harvey practices in the federal and state courts in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, at both the trial and appellate levels, as well as before administrative agencies.

    Ms. Harvey has authored articles for the New Jersey Lawyer magazine, the New Jersey Lawyer newspaper, NJ Esq., The Affiliate, The Young Lawyer and the New Jersey State Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (NJSBA-YLD) newsletter. She has lectured on attorney ethics, technology issues, and other subjects for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education, the New Jersey State Bar Association, and the Monmouth Bar Association.

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    Eric Lubin
    Eric Lubin enjoys a wealth of courtroom experience, having tried multiple State and Federal jury trials in several different fields of law, such as: corporate; personal injury; contract; employment; and criminal. Eric also regularly advises and represents businesses and professionals in matters involving ownership disputes, contracts, employment controversies and regulatory violations. He has also been centrally involved in achieving six, seven and eight figure settlements in a variety of civil cases. Eric also represents clients before the Probate Part in estate disputes, and is the Trustee of multiple inter vivos trusts.

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    1. Persuasive writing versus analytic writing
    2. Know your audience
    3. Principles of Good Legal Writing

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