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Legal Writing Academy

Persuasive Legal Writing: What Every Lawyer Should Know

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Tampa Law Center
1700 N. Tampa Street
Tampa, Florida


Improve your persuasive legal writing skills by attending Stetson's Legal Writing Academy on Aug. 19, 2016, at the Tampa Law Center. The Legal Writing Academy is offered by Stetson's Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication and is taught by Stetson's nationally recognized faculty.

Academy sessions will guide participants on how to:

  • Apply storytelling techniques to persuasively write about facts
  • Use advances in persuasion studies to improve your writing
  • Edit your writing to give it additional persuasive power

Lawyers interested in improving their persuasive legal writing skills should attend. The schedule includes breakfast, lunch, interactive instruction, and small-group breakout sessions. » View Complete Schedule

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

Standard Rate: $425.00
Stetson Alumni Rate: $375.00
Non-Profit Rate: $295.00
Govt Rat: $195.00


For more information, contact Stetson's Office of Professional Education at [email protected] or 727-562-7898.

Director's Message

Kirsten K. Davis

“Storytelling techniques for facts, advances in the science of persuasion, and effective editing techniques can make a real difference in your power as a persuasive writer. I hope you will join me and the rest of the academy faculty to learn more.”

Dr. Kirsten K. Davis
Director, Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication