CAMBA Legal Writing Workship with Noah Messing


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“Clear thinking always means clear writing and clear writing is always good writing.” Lord Macmillan. Whether you are a law school student, soon-to-be law clerk, or trial/appellate litigator, sound legal research and writing tools are fundamental. Please join CAMBA on August 18 where Yale Law School Lecturer, Noah Messing will conduct a writing workshop for CAMBA members. Noah is the author of the highly regarded “The Art of Advocacy: Briefs, Motions, and Writing Strategies of America's Best Lawyers,” and will share some of the most useful and effective legal writing and research principles. The program will focus on writing more clearly, powerfully, and succinctly.

Noah Messing is Yale Law School’s Lecturer in the Practice of Law and Legal writing. He teaches appellate advocacy, advanced legal writing, drafting, and arbitration. Noah has trained more than 1,000 judges and attorneys to write more effectively. Noah graduated in 2000 from Yale Law school, where he received both the Benjamin Cardozo Prize for the year’s best brief and the Potter Stewart Prize for winning the Spring semester moot court competition. In addition, Noah served as a Coker Fellow and as an editor of The Yale Law Journal. Following law school, Noah worked as a trial and appellate litigator in Washington D.C., as Counsel to Senator Hilary Rodham Clinton, and as Associate Counsel to the Hilary Clinton for President campaign.

When: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm EST

Where: Zoom (

If interested, please register here by Monday, August 17, 2020. Registration is free, but requested. We look forward to seeing you join us for this discussion!

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