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The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Persuasive Legal Writing

December 27, 2017: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MCLE Credits - 3 H

Register For Live Webcast

Daniel U. Smith
Certified Appellate Specialist

Write motions and briefs that capture the court’s attention. Persuade a busy judge by writing with brevity, simplicity, clarity, and honesty. Learn and apply over 70 tips to help you:

• Write shorter briefs more easily and more quickly
• Enhance your stature in the eyes of the court
• Please your client
• Increase your chances of winning

Special attention will be given to law and motion briefs, including summary judgment.
Daniel U. Smith is a Certified Appellate Specialist and belongs to the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers. This course draws on Smith’s 35 years of civil appellate practice at all levels of federal and state courts. Smith served on the Judicial Council’s Task For on Jury Instructions - Civil Subcommittee, which in 2003 issued a new set of instructions (CACI) in plain English.


Online Only


Program: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Event Code: R170120

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