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Stepping It Up: Taking Your Legal Writing From Good to Great

In this program, Professor Graham shares practical strategies for enhancing the quality of your legal writing. Be encouraged to put yourself in the shoes of your legal reader and learn how you can better meet that reader's needs and expectations in the areas of structure, style, mechanics and format.

In addition, receive tips on making your writing flow smoothly, read clearly and speak powerfully. Finally, learn specific ways to edit and proofread your writing more carefully.

Laura P. Graham, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem

8:55        Welcome and Introductions

9:00        Stepping It Up: Taking Your Legal Writing From Good to Great, Part 1

10:08      Break

10:20      Stepping It Up: Taking Your Legal Writing From Good to Great, Part 2

11:17      Break

11:30      Stepping It Up: Taking Your Legal Writing From Good to Great, Part 3

12:30      Adjourn


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Contributors

  • Laura P. Graham

    Laura P. Graham is the Director of the sixth-ranked Legal Analysis, Writing, & Research Program at Wake Forest University School of Law. She is active in the national legal writing community, currently serving as President-Elect of the Association of Legal Writing Directors.

    Professor Graham's research and speaking interests center on how to maximize beginning law students' early success in legal writing. In addition to publishing law review articles and essays, she is a regular contributor to various state and national bar journals, where she provides writing refreshers for practicing attorneys. She is the co-author of two books, The Pre-Writing Handbook for Law Students and North Carolina Legal Research.

    Click here for more information on Laura.

May 7, 2021
Fri 8:55 AM EDT

Duration 3H 35M

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