Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM MST
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Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP 
370 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202

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Bo Donegan 
Colorado Defense Lawyers Association 

You don't want to miss the New Lawyers Writing Workshop 3-part Series! Part 1: Using Authority
 1 hour CLE applied for
 Presented by:
Michael Blasie, Esq., Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP and 
Marilyn S. Chappell, Esq., Sweetbaum Sands Anderson PC
 CDLA Members Only Please 

The first of three writing workshops with instruction and individual/group feedback on practice writing exercises. The first workshop will focus on using authority in your legal writing including: 

 Using Authority

I.      INTRODUCTORY writing exercise

II.      Intro 

III.    Choosing Authority

A.              Uses writing exercise excerpts as examples

B.              Step 1: Choose Type of Authority

C.              Choose Appropriate Source

D.              Less is more

IV.   How to Present Content

A.              Quotes vs parentheticals vs paraphrasing vs combo

B.              Quotes

C.              Parentheticals

D.              Combo

V.    Final Exercise