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Workshop Handouts & Recordings

 

Workshop Recordings & Materials (AY 2020-2021)

Lawyering I (September 14, 2020)

PowerPoint Slides

 

AEP Summer Institute (August 5 & 6, 2020)

PowerPoint Slides

Ten Tips for Transitioning to Legal Writing

Talking to Students About the Differences Between Undergraduate Writing and Legal Writing

How to Read a Legal Opinion

How to Brief a Case

Sample Case #1 and Case Brief - Santalucia

Sample Case #2 and Case Brief - Barton

Sample Case #3 and Case Brief - Whelan

Sample Office Memorandum

 

Workshop Recordings & Materials (AY 2019-2020)

Writing & Bluebook Training (July 15, 2020)

PowerPoint Slides

 

Writing for the MPT (July 15, 2020)

PowerPoint Slides

 

Foundations I (March 6, 2020):

PowerPoint Slides

Cover Letter Template (also available as Google Doc template)

Resume Template 1 (also available as Google Doc template)

Resume Template 2 (also available as Google Doc template)

Resume Template 3 (also available as Google Doc template)

Resume Template 4 (also available as Google Doc template)

 

Introduction to Writing Research Papers (January 24, 2020):

Noon Session, 4:30PM Session

PowerPoint Slides (edited from fall 2019)

What’s What Law Student Handbook - Writing Requirements: WIE and Capstone (same as fall 2019)

 

Introduction to Writing Research Papers (September 11, 2019):
Noon Session, 4:30PM Session

 

 

Workshop Recordings & Materials (2018-2019)

“Writing Samples: Employer Panel” March 14, 2019

 - Writing sample cover page

 “Writing and Professionalism: How Courts Work with What Lawyers Write” January 30, 2019

“Introduction to Writing WIEs and Capstones” January 15, 2019

- Introduction to writing research papers

- “Deconstructed” Capstone

- Sample writing checklist

- Upper-division writing requirements (from “What’s What”)

“Live Editing Workshop” November 15, 2018

- Checklist of editing techniques

- Sample document (unedited)

- Sample document (edited)

“Microsoft Word Workshop” March 20, 2018

“Sentence-level Barriers to Communication” March 13, 2018

- Editing checklist

- Indistinct subjects

“Strategies for Writer’s Block” February 27, 2018

- Writer’s block strategies