Paralegal Progressive Writing Workshop

The Paralegal Section presents

Paralegal Progressive Writing Workshop

3 Part Series

Dates Monday, June 12, 2023
Monday, June 19, 2023
Monday, June 26, 2023
MCLE Registration 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Virtual Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 3 Hours

This is a three day event. You must attend all three days to receive the three hours in MCLE credit.

Paralegal Writing Workshop - Two Types of Legal Writing

Class 1 | June 12 | Time: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE:  1 Hour

Clear and Concise Writing - Clear sentence structure benefits your reader. Choose your words wisely. Avoid jargon and legalese. Write in active voice. Use proper punctuation.

Class 2 | June 19 | Time: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE:  1 Hour

Persuasive Writing - Convince your reader to “buy in” to your argument. Convince the opposition to agree with your opinion. Writing persuasively is an art form.

Class 3 | June 26 | Time: 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE:  1 Hour

Interactive Writing Workshop - Learn how to implement the tips and tools they have learned in classes one and two to prepare a brief memorandum or demand letter.


Jackie Van Dyke
Adjunct Faculty- University of San Diego School of Law
Certified Paralegal, Writing Coach, Online Course Creator at The Paralegal Writer™
Professor of Paralegal Studies- The George Washington University, College of Professional Studies


• Active Voice
• Concise Sentence Structure
• Effective Word Choice
• Jargon and Legalese
• Persuasive Writing 

Event Code: G233502

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Substitution, Cancellation, and Refund Requests

For CLE events of 1.5 hours or less, Lunch & Learn programs, Happy Hours, Receptions, and Mixers, a refund is available if you submit your cancellation request at least 48 hours prior to the event. A $10 handling fee will deducted from your refund. Please complete the Event Cancellation Form.

For CLE events longer than 1.5 hours, and for special events such as conferences, symposiums, professional development training programs, a 50% refund is available if you cancel at least 10 business days prior to the event. Please complete the Event Cancellation Form.

If you are unable to attend, you may send a substitute. Please complete the Event Cancellation Form.

MCLE Notice

To receive MCLE credit, you must sign in during the designated MCLE registration period. This activity is approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. BASF is a certified provider: Provider #103


People with disabilities and/or special requests should contact BASF regarding reasonable accommodations.

6/12/2023 12:00 PM - 6/26/2023 1:15 PM
Online only CA

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