Professor Raymond is funny and knows his stuff. His love of good writing is contagious. . . He manages to convey tidbits from his knowledge of the classics without being at all snooty. The presentation is fast-paced, witty, and full of specific helpful advice. His course is unlike any other legal writing training I have ever received.
Executive Class CLE: Writing for the Court
Why “Executive Class”?
These seminars take place in world-class venues, with world-class instruction,
and practical, small group interaction. They are the antithesis of the
“sausage factory” approach to CLE.
Professor Raymond’s seminars are equally suitable for judges and lawyers,
whether experienced or in transition. They examine the art of writing for
the court from both sides of the bench.
In Professor Raymond’s seminars you will:
the art of framing and responding to issues.
the principles of analytic and persuasive writing.
the skill of structuring, particularly in complex cases.
and remedy the common pitfalls in legal style.
These full-day seminars consist of short lectures interspersed with discussions and individualized
practical writing and revision exercises.
The lectures are fast-paced, witty, and richly illustrated with examples of good and bad writing from jurisdictions around
Class size is limited to promote discussion.
Dates and Places
October 19, 2012: New York, the National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South.
October 26, 2012: New Orleans, the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon Street.
COST: $745. Includes instruction, materials, lunch, coffee breaks, and a copy of Prof. Raymondís best-selling book,
Writing for the Court. Accommodation not included.
CLE Credit: Approved for 6 hours CLE credit in LA; 7 hours credit in MS, NY, PA, and TX.
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[Prof. Raymond] was a very good lecturer with impressive grasp of the challenges lawyers face in trying to write clearly and persuasively. He also incorporated many of the audience's comments effortlessly into his presentation.