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Speaking to Win


January 25, 2019

7:30am - 3pm

CLE Hours / 0 / 0 / 3

6 CLE Hours with 3 Trial Practice Hours.

Registration Options

$295 Early*
$395 On-Site

About The Speaker:
Steven D. Stark is a writer, lawyer, and consultant who teaches courses on writing and speaking to lawyers and other professionals. A former cultural commentator for CNN, National Public Radio, and the Voice of America, he is the author of four books and one e-book and has written frequently for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Atlantic Monthly, and the Boston Globe where he was an op-ed columnist. A former Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, he is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School. He is currently at work on a number of fiction and poetry projects. You can find more information about him at:

Topics Included:

  • The “do’s” and “don’ts” of public speaking
  • Matters of style: delivery, voice and appearance
  • Technical talks and presentations to clients
  • Special topics: humor, dealing with hostile questions or audiences, legislative testimony
  • Oral and legal advocacy
  • Special considerations for women speakers
  • A brief history of American rhetoric
  • The five key ingredients of oral prose
  • Enhancing the message and getting started
  • Visual aids and dealing with nerves
  • Appearances on television or before the press
  • What to say when you or your client is in trouble
  • The informal presentation


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