Thursday, February 18, 2010

Scribes Program on "Legal-Writing Tips from Top Experts"

Picture 125 Dickerson, Darby Kimble, Joe Scribes--The American Society of Legal Writers--will hold a free legal writing seminar from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2010 (to be followed by a reception).  The program will offer "sound, practical tips for writing clearly in all legal papers, preparing effective memos and briefs, [and] drafting contracts and rules."

Panelists will include some of the superstars of legal writing: Darby Dickerson (Dean of Stetson University College of Law and author of the ALWD Citation Manual), Bryan Garner (pictured at left; he's the President of LawProse, Editor of Black's Law Dictionary, and author of many many many many writing books), Joe Kimble (pictured at right; he's a Professor at Thomas Cooley Law School and editor-in-chief of the Scribes Journal of Legal Writing).  The moderator will be Professor Mary Rose Strubbe of Chicago-Kent College of Law (whose picture I sadly don't have).  The program will be held at the Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 W. Adams Street, Chicago.  Click here for more information.  Download Writing Seminar 2010 Flyer.  There does not appear to be an RSVP list.


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