Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin will be presenting information and guiding discussion at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Education’s Effective Legal Writing Workshop on November 3-4, 2016 in Washington D.C. The two-day program will concentrate on effective techniques in legal writing and how excellence in legal writing is an essential skill for all trial attorneys.
Through a combination of lectures and smaller group discussions, the seminar will provide participants with information on how to master the unique complexities of legal writing, with a focus on optimizing these skills to capture a judge’s attention via case briefs and legal documents. Topics at the workshop include sessions on “Understanding & Sympathizing with your Audience,” “The Importance of Style,” “Presentation Matters,” “The Introduction: The Most Important Three Pages of your Brief,” “Curating the Content,” “Editing is Essential,” and much more.
About the American Association for Justice
The American Association for Justice provides trial attorneys with information, professional support and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients. The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests. Visit the AAJ online at justice.org.
About Annika K. Martin
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office, Ms. Martin represents plaintiffs in class action and mass tort litigation, including plaintiffs with physical and economic injuries resulting from accidents involving GM vehicles sold with a defective ignition switch; patients nationwide suffering from the widespread outbreak of meningitis and other serious maladies caused by contaminated medication; and individuals and businesses across the Gulf Coast harmed by the blowout on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in class action litigation against BP, Transocean, and Halliburton. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum.