Bar Bootcamp: Basic Training for Attorneys Pt. 2

10/11/2023 at 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Event Description

TIME: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

TOPIC: The Power of Persuasion and Art of Storytelling

CREDITS: 1.0 Substantive Credit

DESCRIPTION: Dive into the details of how to develop a consistent, credible theory of the case, which will be shown to drive all decisions made by an advocate. It will then focus on practical techniques and tactics to enhance the persuasive presentation of the theory to the factfinder.


Judge Merrill M. Spahn, Jr., Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas


TIME: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

TOPIC: Professionalism in Legal Writing

CREDITS: 1.0 Substantive Credit

DESCRIPTION: This presentation will educate young lawyers on winning strategies and common pitfalls in legal writing.  It will focus on how to construct arguments in briefing that address relevant law and the position of opposing counsel succinctly and with maturity and provide tips on how to earn the trust of the Court.


Hon. Judge Lawrence F. Stengel (Ret.), Saxton & Stump

Carrie Evans Wilson, Saxton & Stump