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Plain Language for Lawyers
Date: 04/18/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 04/17/2015, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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  • Plain Language and the Thousand Different Types of Legal Writing
  • How to Make Language Plain (without Losing Your Mind)
  • Ten Things that Judges (and Other Readers) Have to Say About Plain Language
  • Before and After Examples Before Your Own Eyes
  • Now You Do It: Hands-on Editing Exercises
  • Tips for Editing and Proofreading (Most of Which You Don't Know)
  • Document Design, Fonts, and All That Other Important Stuff

Professor Mark E. Wojcik, The John Marshall Law School

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