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.
Persuasive Writing Skills
You need to write a persuasive memo to stakeholders, clients or staff. How well are you prepared? While all writing skills are significant in the legal environment, the ability to write persuasively requires a specific form of writing that demands attention to form, analysis of the intended audiences’ motivations, and the use of valid reasoning and supporting documentation. During this webinar, participants will not only examine the key elements of persuasive writing, but will work on developing and enhancing superior writing skills.
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Jackie F. Benito
1450 Brickell Avenue, 23rd Floor
Miami, Florida 33131
Direct Line: (305) 350-2382
Holland & Knight, LLP
515 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1200
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: (954) 468-7815
Bernadette E. Peters
Horr, Novak & Skipp, P.A.
9130 South Dadeland Blvd.
Two Datran Center, Suite 1700
Miami, FL 33156
Telephone: (305) 670-2525
- Summarize the key principles and elements of persuasive texts
- Analyze the reader’s perspective in order to optimize the chances for persuasion
- Produce different forms of persuasive documents typical of contemporary law firms
- Analyze the quality of the documents you produce and the likelihood of achieving your intended outcome
Elizabeth Strauss Carson, Ph.D. has more than 35 years of middle school, secondary, and college-level teaching experience specializing in College Composition, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, British and American Literature, Writing Across the Curriculum, and Standardized Testing. She has worked in Immigration Law and drafted numerous Outstanding Researcher and Extraordinary Ability petitions. She is a frequent presenter at ALA conferences helping numerous legal administrators become more efficient and effective writers.
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 Communications & Organization Management (CM)
CLMSM App Credit for Functional Specialists: 1 hour in the subject area of Communications & Organization Management (CM) towards the additional hours required of some Functional Specialists to fulfill the CLM application.