Representing the Pro Bono Client: Effective Written Advocacy 2014

  • 11:00 AM - 2:45 PM
  • Central Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Source: Oklahoma > Advocate Resource Center
  • Legal Skills

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Why you should attend
This program will teach new attorneys and seasoned professionals effective writing techniques to assist pro bono clients with a variety of legal issues. Learn the tools to draft concise complaints, declarations and briefs to help your pro bono clients assert their legal rights and win their cases!

What you will learn

  • Drafting Effective Briefs
  • Preparing Witness Declarations
  • Crafting Complaints

Program Topics and Speakers:

The Good Brief

This segment emphasizes the importance of drafting well written points and authorities, the key elements of a good brief, and the steps for actually getting it done.

Robert P. Capistrano, Jocelyn Larkin

Complaint Drafting

This segment addresses the several purposes of the complaint or petition, and ways to accomplish these while following the technical rules of pleading. You will learn the art and science of complaint drafting and the glories and the pitfalls of the Code of Civil Procedure.

Robert P. Capistrano, Jocelyn Larkin


This segment focuses on making your points in the declarant's own language, avoiding common evidentiary problems, and developing a persuasive factual narrative.

Robert P. Capistrano, Jocelyn Larkin

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