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Six Steps to Better Business Writing, 05/08/2024, On Demand More info »
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Six Steps to Better Business Writing


Total Credits: 1 CLE

Average Rating:
   4
Categories:
Skills |  Miscellaneous |  Business & Commercial Law
Faculty:
Lenne' Espenschied
Format:
Audio and Video

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Description

How does business writing differ from legal writing?  Find out in this informative one-hour session.  We’ll discuss 25 techniques to improve business communications so your business counterparts are better able to absorb and process the information you send them.  We’ll recommend practical ways to organize and streamline the content of business communications.  We’ll also discuss the best ways (and the worst ways) to power-up the language without baffling your non-lawyer readers.  


Faculty
Lenne' Espenschied, Next Level Contracts  

About the speaker:
Lenne' has earned her status as one of the two most popular contract drafting speakers in the U.S. by continually striving for excellence and providing innovative, practical skills-based training for transactional lawyers.  She practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia for 25 years, focusing on corporate and transactional representation of technology-based businesses.  She is the author of two books published by the American Bar Association:  Contract Drafting:  Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (ABA Fundamentals, 3rd Ed.  2019), and The Grammar and Writing Handbook for Lawyers (ABA Fundamentals, 2011).  After graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law magna cum laude, Ms. Espenschied began her corporate practice with a large, national law firm; she also served as Senior Counsel in the legal department of Bank of America before eventually opening her own law office.  As a law school professor, Ms. Espenschied taught commercial law, contracts, and contract drafting; she is a contributing faculty member at West Legal Ed.  She speaks nationally at continuing legal education seminars and provides private training at law firms and corporate legal departments.  Her passion is helping lawyers acquire the skills they need to be more successful in transactional practice.

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Lenné Espenschied has earned her status as one of the two most popular contract drafting speakers in the country by continually striving for excellence and providing innovative, practical, skills-based training for transactional lawyers. She practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia, for 25 years, focusing on corporate and transactional representation of technology-based businesses. She is the author of two books published by the American Bar Association: Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (ABA Fundamentals, 3d Ed. 2019), and The Grammar and Writing Handbook for Lawyers (ABA Fundamentals 2011). After graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law magna cum laude, Ms. Espenschied began her legal practice at the firm now known as Eversheds Sutherland; she also served as Senior Counsel in the legal department of Bank of America before eventually opening her own law office. As a law professor, Ms. Espenschied taught commercial law, contracts, and contract drafting. Her passion is helping lawyers acquire the skills they need to be successful in transactional practice.


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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 4

Comments

Maura A

"Lenne' was clear and concise. The materials are helpful."

Jillian B

"The speaker's time management could be improved. There was a lot of great content towards the end that had to be rushed over. "