Seminar Designed To Help Attorneys Become Better Writers

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 00:00

Effective Writing for Lawyers is the title of a CLE seminar being offered by the DC Bar Association.

The program is scheduled for Thursday, June 26 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, you 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 learn 10 tips for turning ordinary writing into crisp, sharp, and convincing prose.

The instructor will be Kate Sylvester of Writewell.

For information on program fees and available CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (202) 626-3488 or visit