Winning Through Language: A Guide to Effective Themes for Your Case
Gerry Spence advises advocates to review their briefs several times. Then, says Spence, “write a descriptive phrase or metaphor that symbolizes the soul of the case—a refrain, perhaps—and … call it the theme.” Gerry Spence, How to Argue and Win Every Time: At Home, At Work, In Court, Everywhere, Everyday […]
Let’s put Citations in Footnotes
Whether in academic legal writing, brief-writing, or judicial writing, let’s stop cluttering the body of our work “with jumbles of letters and numbers.” Mark P. Painter, ‘30 Suggestions to Improve Readability,’ 14 (srln.org [accessed 19 Feb. 2023]). Algebra like  16 NWLR (Part 1272), 62, 75 shouldn’t appear in the […]
Brief-Writing Masterclass 8–10 November 2017 Le Meridien Hotel, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State
When you write as we teach, you will “analyze cogently, organize logically, distill accurately, argue persuasively, cite knowledgeably, punctuate skillfully, and phrase smoothly.” Bryan A. Garner. Brief-Writing Masterclass blends law, linguistics, logic, psychology, rhetoric, and semantics to produce an unparalleled curriculum of persuasive advocacy. Brief-Writing Masterclass is a challenging, intensive, and interactive 3-day […]
Briefwriting Masterclass- pay discounted fee up to Wednesday morning.
Pay discounted fee of N100,000 up to Wednesday 2 Dec 2015. We’re accepting the hugely discounted fee of N100,000 up to Wednesday morning 2 December 2015. You can pay into our account shown below or at the venue before 8.30am on Wednesday. Join the Chief Judge of the Federal Capital […]
Briefwriting Masterclass moves to Port Harcourt, 28-30 October 2015.
By popular demand from the Rivers and neighboring bars, The Write House takes Briefwriting Masterclass to Port Harcourt this October. Golden Tulip, Port Harcourt, 28-30 Oct 2015 Chelsea Hotel, CBD Abuja, 2-4 Dec 2015 Irvin Taylor memorably stated, “A brief should be luminous, not voluminous.” Now a 3-day boot camp […]
The Write House introduces new book, ‘Anatomy of a Brief’.
About the Book Anatomy of a Brief will help you master the art and science of persuasive brief writing. This book will revolutionize the way you prepare briefs, submissions, and written addresses. It will give you a competitive edge in the litigation minefield. About the Author Chinua Asuzu is the […]
Brief Writing Masterclass- Learn to write killer briefs.
Chelsea Hotel Abuja, 24-25 June 2015 Brief Writing Masterclass is boldly interdisciplinary in its approach to persuasive writing. Communications theory, linguistics, logic, psychology, rhetoric, and semantics combine with law to make this course absolutely peerless. Winning Briefs, Winnowing Issues To write a winning brief, you must first winnow the issues. […]
Advocacy at its best
“A brief should be luminous, not voluminous.”- Irvin Taylor Brief Writing Masterclass is simply advocacy at its best. Please attend or sponsor your lawyers to take advantage of this brief-writing training advertised on the flyer below. Brief Writing Masterclass is an intensive, highly interactive 3-day workshop, with writing tasks and […]
Brief Writing Masterclass, 26-28 November 2014, Sheraton Lagos
Irvin Taylor memorably said, “A brief should be luminous, not voluminous.” To write a winning brief, you must first winnow the issues. In law, the key skill is writing. At The Write House, we have been teaching legal writing for years. Participants at our writing workshops have assessed our programs […]
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