Writing With Style & Persuasion
Date: Mar 14, 2024 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: New Jersey Law Center, New Brunswick and Online
Member Price: $143
Non-Member Price: $179
- Hon. Nelson Johnson (Ret.)
- Author and Historian, , Hammonton
Lawyers are professional writers. Your success depends on your ability to communicate effectively, in every situation. Your writing “style” matters.
Register today for a seminar presented by award-winning author and retired New Jersey Superior Court Judge Nelson Johnson on “Style & Persuasion: A Handbook for Lawyers” – his new book to help attorneys write and argue better.
Style & Persuasion is the product of one lawyer’s passion for writing. In this practical new handbook, Judge Johnson urges his readers to approach their work with this mindset: “Write as though you must justify every word.” Judge Johnson will share with you “tricks of the writing trade,” rarely discussed in college or law school. The concepts he shares will build confidence and transform your writing style. Hear directly from Judge Johnson as he leads you through his tips for success and answers your questions on how best to increase your power as a communicator.
Judge Jonson is confident that you will learn at least one new habit (and probably more) that will improve your writing style.
- Who is your audience and why are you writing to them?
- How to create a “lead” for everything you write
- The importance of short sentences
- The Power of one-syllable words
- Why the length of paragraph matters
- Writing is rewriting – how to do it effectively
- Tips on editing that will lead to success
- Ten vital questions to ask yourself
- How to use headings and guideposts to “lead” the reader’s eye
Judge Nelson’s book “Writing with Style & Persuasion” will be available for purchase at the seminar.
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