Webinar - Miami-Dade, Broward & South Miami

  • Tuesday, September 09, 2014
  • 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • See full description for location details


As a benefit to ALA South Florida Chapter members, we invite you to attend this webinar at the offices listed below.  There is NO fee for South Florida Chapter members.


The below described webinar is being hosted at the following locations.  Please RSVP to the specific individual listed at the location you will attend.


NOTE:  RSVP's must be received at least 48 hours prior to the webinar date.



RSVP to jbenito@bilzin.com



RSVP to sarah.lyons@hklaw.com


South Miami:

RSVP to bpeters@admiral-law.com



Jackie F. Benito

Bilzin Sumberg

1450 Brickell Avenue, 23rd Floor

Miami, Florida 33131

Direct Line: (305) 350-2382



Sarah Lyons

Holland & Knight, LLP

515 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1200

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Telephone: (954) 468-7815


South Miami:

Bernadette E. Peters

Horr, Novak & Skipp, P.A.

9130 South Dadeland Blvd.

Two Datran Center, Suite 1700

Miami, FL 33156

Telephone: (305) 670-2525



Writing for Legal Administrators



Learn how to write and be heard! Join this webinar to explore how a few key writing tips can improve your message and enhance your writing experience. Whether you are writing a detailed analytical memo, an important e-mail message, a request for proposal, or any of the myriad types of administrative writing, you will learn how to break through writer’s block, write with confidence, and maintain professional credibility through clear, active and persuasive writing.  

  • Identify how write clearly and persuasively
  • Determine how to get your written message heard
  • Establish/maintain your credibility by avoiding common mistakes
  • Describe how to break through writer’s block

CLM Credits: (Note that only the CLM credit available for this webinar is stated below. If a credit is not stated, it is not available for this program.)

CLMSM Application Credit: 1 hour in the category of Writing Skills
CLMSM Recertification Credit: 1 hour in the subject area of Communication and Organizational Management (CM)
CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Communication and Organizational Management (CM) towards the additional hours required of Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.
Kathryn Wyatt, Assistant Attorney General, Government Operations Division, joined the Washington Attorney General’s Office from the faculty of Gonzaga University School of Law where she taught legal research and writing. She moved to the Pacific Northwest after many years in Illinois, where she taught high school English, worked as an account executive at several Chicago public relations firms, served as law clerk for Illinois Supreme Court Justice Benjamin K. Miller, and practiced complex litigation and appellate law with Lord, Bissell & Brook.  She holds a MA in Journalism from Northern Illinois University, and JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law.  




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