Semicolons Are Useless, and Other Legal Writing Myths
April 23, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1 Hour MCLE
You’re a good legal writer. But to be great, you need to focus on the details. That’s why the CLE Performer, Stuart Teicher, Esq. thinks that things like semi-colons are super critical. Join him as he explains how small elements take a lawyer’s writing skills to new levels. You’ll learn some tips that you could put into your legal writing repertoire right away!
Speaker: Stuart Teicher, Esq.
Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law and writing instruction. A practicing attorney for over two decades, Stuart’s career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and legal departments, provides CLE instruction at law firm client events, and also gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings.
Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. His focus is on the ethical issues in social networking and other technology. Recently, Thomson Reuters published a book he wrote on the topic entitled, Navigating the Legal Ethics of Social Media and Technology. Stuart also speaks about Practical Ethics— those lessons hidden in the ethics rules that enhance a lawyer’s practice. Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys. Mr. Teicher is an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown Law where he teaches Professional Responsibility, and he is an adjunct professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses. Contact Stuart directly at: stuart.teicher(at)iCloud.com