Stetson University hosts Legal Writing Academy for lawyers in August

Stetson University College of Law is hosting a Legal Writing Academy for lawyers on Persuasive Legal Writing: What Every Lawyer Should Know on Aug. 19 in Tampa.

Professor Jason Palmer reviews and advises on student writing.

Professor Jason Palmer, who teaches legal writing at Stetson, meets with students to review research and writing projects.

WHERE: Stetson University’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St.

WHEN: Aug. 19, 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

WHAT: Stetson’s Legal Writing Academy helps lawyers improve their persuasive legal writing skills with sessions on how to apply storytelling techniques to persuasively write about facts, use advances in persuasion studies to improve writing, and edit writing to give it additional persuasive power. The schedule includes breakfast, lunch, interactive instruction, and small-group breakout sessions.

WHO: The program will be taught by nationally recognized faculty in Stetson’s Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication.

Special discounted rates are available to Stetson alumni, non-profit and government workers.

An application will be made to The Florida Bar for 5.0 CLE credits.

For more information, contact Stetson’s Office of Professional Education at ope@law.stetson.edu or 727-562-7898.

To view the program or to register, visit http://www.stetson.edu/law/academics/lrw/legal-writing-academy.php.