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Southeastern Regional Legal Writing Conference

Stetson University College of Law is pleased to host the Southeastern Regional Legal Writing Conference, April 25-26, 2014, in Gulfport, Fla. This conference is for law school teachers of legal research and writing and will offer innovative and inspiring programming on research skills for the 21st century, developments in legal pedagogy, advances in advocacy, and theory on teaching the digital Millennial lawyer. Presentations will appeal to both newcomers to the legal writing profession, as well as to our veteran professors.

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Call for Proposals: Would you like to present? Please see Call for Proposals for more information. The deadline for proposals is Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.

Lodging: Please see Hotel Information for list of hotels with special rates for conference participants. Early reservation is highly recommended.

Highlights of the conference:

  • Friday Evening Distinguished Speaker:
    Dr. Clarke Rountree
    Professor and Chair
    Communication Arts Department, University of Alabama, Huntsville
  • Saturday Keynote Speaker:
    Roy Peter Clark
    Vice President and Senior Scholar
    Reporting, Writing & Editing Faculty, Poynter Institute
  • “Now for Something Completely Different” Breakfast Session
    Legal writing teaching ideas meet speed dating!
  • Lunch with our Practitioner and Judges Panel
    Panel will discuss how we can help prepare our students to be “practice-ready.”

There is no registration fee for this conference, but advance registration is required. For assistance, please contact Shannon Edgar at sedgar@law.stetson.edu or Janice Strawn at jstrawn@law.stetson.edu.

Thank you to our conference sponsors:

Legal Writing Boosters:
Wolters Kluwer/Aspen
Bloomberg BNA

Sponsors:
LexisNexis
Carolina Academic Press

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