May 17, 2017 – No matter your experience level, writing is a skill that you can always continue to sharpen. Marquette University law professor Melissa Greipp shares drafting techniques and practical editing tips to take your brief writing to the next level.
Greipp, a board member of the Appellate Practice Section, presented at the 2016 State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Conference at the section's CLE session. She is also speaking at the 2017 Annual Conference.
Related: Upcoming Seminar
Know Your Writes: Next Level Legal Writing
Full of practical, easily-implemented tips designed to help novice and experienced lawyers alike transform their legal writing for the digital era.
Register for the live event on May 31, or choose from several webcast replays.
"Hamilton’s Legal Writing Lessons," Wisconsin Lawyer, January 2017
Soldier, politician, lawyer, and cabinet member Alexander Hamilton was also a writer, and today’s lawyers can learn much from his approach to wordsmithing.
"Orwell’s Six Cures to Bad Writing," Wisconsin Lawyer, January 2015
George Orwell’s cures for the many bad habits replete in written English still reverberate among legal professionals.
"10 Tips for Effective Brief Writing," Wisconsin Lawyer, February 2015
Judges’ suggestions for writing briefs that will help your case.
"Grammar and Writing Websites Worth a Peek," InsideTrack, March 6, 2013
Five websites that provide quick answers to common punctuation and grammar questions.
"New Appellate Practice Checklist Makes Brief Writing Easier," InsideTrack, May 2, 2012