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Writing and Editing Presentations
Small Group Editing Workshops
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Small Group Editing Skills Workshops
Although our seminars include editing exercises, the time allotted to them is necessarily limited. Therefore, to reinforce the writing principles and techniques the seminars introduce, LAWriters offers a separate half-day session devoted entirely to hands-on editing and discussion of portions of actual briefs, contract provisions, memos, and letters. Participants first strive to diagnose and cure writing weaknesses efficiently. But then, and more importantly, participants are coached to articulate what they have found in the exercises in the form of positive, constructive feedback that any associate could use to revise the exercise material.
Some of our exercises can be replaced with excerpts from a firm's or office's own documents. Using documents that look familiar often increases participant interest and focus. Incorporating such documents into the program carries an additional fee for the time spent identifying and preparing them.