DC Bar Seminar Will Offer Advice On How To Become A Better Writer

Saturday, March 1, 2008 - 01:00

The DC Bar Association is offering a CLE seminar titled Effective Writing for Lawyers.

The program will take place on Thursday, March 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the DC Bar Conference Center, 1250 H Street, NW, Washington, DC.

This course teaches participants how to recognize and correct common writing problems. Through a series of interactive exercises, participants will learn how to fix those problems and make dull and bureaucratic language clear and concise. Participants also will learn how to think about the writing process, how to untangle sentences, and how to edit. Attendees also will be offered 10 tips for turning ordinary writing into crisp, sharp and convincing prose.

The instructors will be Jody Beck and Kate Sylvester, both of Writewell.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metrocorpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (202) 626-3488 or visit www.dcbar.org.