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Email and Memos for Paralegals: A Guided Tour Through Successful Writing Techniques

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Summary

Email and Memos for Paralegals: A Guided Tour Through Successful Writing Techniques

Workshop Description/Agenda

Benefits
Polish your legal writing technique and make sure your emails and memos are not a liability to your firm. We all know how important excellent writing skills are for anyone in the legal profession. When we write to a court, we all take due care in making sure we have a polished product before submitting it for the judge to read. Are you doing the same when you write emails and memos in your law office? You should be. You will be provided with a guided tour to email and memo writing techniques for paralegals. This topic hopes to challenge you to think carefully about what goes in each and how to improve your writing to avoid potential pitfalls, security risks and malpractice actions. You will leave prepared for the art of writing emails and memos.

Agenda
Email Writing
• Audience
• Purpose
• Ethical Issues to Consider
– Attorney-Client Privilege
– Professional Rules on Communication
– Unauthorized Practice of Law
• Firm/Organization Practices Re: Email

Memo Writing
• Audience
• Purpose
• Research Tips
• Outlining
• The Big Six for Writing
– Clarity
– Readability
– Precision
– Brevity
– Order
– Creativity
• Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together

Faculty
Jenna Beck, Esq. with Sinclair College

Credits
NALA ,NFPA ,Paralegals ,Additional credit may be available upon request.

Who Should Attend

This live webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants and attorneys.

Additional Information

Training Provider: Lorman Education Services

Course Topics: Law Training > Paralegals

Training Course Summary: Email and Memos for Paralegals: A Guided Tour Through Successful Writing Techniques


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