2017 FELJ Writing Workshop
Come join us or send your team to hone their writing skills with the best of the best in the energy industry. The writing workshop will cover topics such as writing a great article for an academic publication, drafting a clear and concise pleading for your next agency proceeding and how to differentiate your brief from the rest. An appellate brief session will focus on the statement of the case, statement of the facts, summary of argument, argument, request for relief and use of the record. It will also offer some tips about the importance of the statement of the facts, framing the issues and tips on what to avoid in an appellate brief. Another session will focus on the key elements involved in writing a good article on energy issues, the types of articles the Energy Law Journal is more likely to publish, and the Journal’s article publication process. This workshop will also include a session on what FERC looks for in pleadings as well as a session on writing for transactional lawyers.
9:00 - 9:30am
9:30 - 10:15am
Elements of a good article, and writing for the Energy Law Journal - Bob Fleishman
Writing an effective appellate brief - Harvey Reiter
This session will focus on the basic elements of an appellate brief – the statement of the case, statement of the facts, summary of argument, argument, request for relief and use of the record. It will also offer some tips about the importance of the statement of the facts and framing the issues. Finally this session will offer tips on what to avoid in an appellate brief.
Effective written communication with clients. How to provide a one pager your client will love - Jennifer Morrissey
|12:15 -1:30pm||Lunch/Networking Break|
|1:45- 2:30pm||Effective writing for working with deal terms - John Delaney|
|2:45- 3:30pm||Writing an effective Commission pleading - Larry Greenfield|
On-site participation or Webcast participation available. Lunch will be provided to those attending on-site.
Registration Fees (per person):
$200 Private Sector
$150 Young Lawyers
Three Ways to Register:
1. Online: 2017 FELJ Writing Workshop
2. Fax your completed registration form with payment to Foundation of the Energy Law Journal (FELJ) at (202) 833-5596
3. Mail your completed registration form with payment to Foundation of the Energy Law Journal (FELJ), 2000 M St., NW, Suite 715, Washington, DC 20036
Refunds will be given to registrants who submit written cancellation by November 3, 2017. You may send your cancellation request to Marlo Brown-Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 202.833.5596.
By registering for this program, you authorize FELJ and EBA to use any photographs taken of you during the event. Photographs may be used in promotional materials or stories that appear in professional publications and websites.
For more information on this event, please contact the Energy Bar Association at (202) 223-5625 or by email at email@example.com