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Persuasive Brief Writing - Style

Style

We’ve all long heard about writing practices to avoid, including run-on sentences, excessive passive voice, and nominalization. This webinar not only discusses how those habits can damage briefs, but also explores a key habit brief-writers should embrace: using strong, precise verbs, which are the engine of a persuasive sentence. Panelists also exchange views about finding the most persuasive voice and tone, as well as the right temperature for rhetoric (usually, well below a simmer).

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Hon. Daniel Patrick Duffy

Judge Daniel Patrick Duffy was appointed to the bench in April 2014 and is presently assigned to the First Municipal District, Civil Section, where he presides over a jury trial… Read More

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Nora Schweighart

Nora Schweighart is a partner at The Law Firm of Faegre Baker Daniels.  She focuses her practice in finance and restructuring, representing the interests of corporate debtors, secured and unsecured… Read More

Susan Valentine
Susan Valentine

Susan Valentine is a founding partner of Valentine Austriaco & Bueschel, P.C. For more than 30years, Susan has handled disputes, and when necessary, actively litigated a wide range of matters.… Read More

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