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Legal Writing Basics

Freitag, 30. November 2018
mit Chris Jensen

Eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung der Universitas Austria und des BDÜ.

Legal Writing Basics: Three Key Skills 

This workshop addresses the three skills needed to achieve good legal writing skills in English. Participants begin by learning a technique for striking the right tone in legal correspondence. They then take part in a usage competition, with sentences from practice that test their ability to spot the most common legal vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation errors – followed by practical tips on how to avoid/correct them. Finally, participants learn how to cut their way to better style. Using samples from practice, they learn how to spot “red flags” in their writing and cut surplus words and syllables to achieve a lean style. 

About Chris Jensen:

Chris Jensen is the author of “Legal Writing Coach“ (ISBN: LexisNexis ARD ORAC). A member of the California Bar, Chris Jensen is a legal writing coach with broad experience in Europe, Asia, and the US. He holds a Juris Doctorate from BYU (Utah), an LLM from the University of Heidelberg, and an MA in Legal Linguistics from City University of Hong Kong. The second edition of his book “Legal Writing Coach” (LexisNexis) was published in November 2017. He has lived and worked in Europe and Asia for over two decades.

Ort: Wien, Universitätsring 1, Universität Hauptgebäude, 1. Stock – Sitzungszimmer
Datum: Freitag, 30. November 2018 Zeit:  13.00 bis 16.30 Uhr

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