Stetson Hosts Legal Writing Academy 

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. The event will be held at the Stetson University’s Tampa Law Center.

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.

An application will be made to The Florida Bar for 5.0 CLE credits. Special discounted rates are available to Stetson alumni, nonprofit and government workers. The program will be taught by nationally recognized faculty in Stetson’s Institute for the Advancement of Legal Communication.

For more information, contact Stetson’s Office of Professional Education at or 727-562-7898.

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  • What: Legal Writing Academy
  • When: Aug. 19, 8:15 a.m.-3:45 p.m.
  • Where: Stetson University’s Tampa Law Center, 1700 N. Tampa St.