Courses

PEN A MEMO™​ I

Pen A Memo™ I is designed to sharpen your memo-writing skills and enhance your critical thinking, giving you the confidence to tackle any writing assignment or examination. This four-week course will improve your grammar and punctuation while you practice writing several fictional memoranda. Learn effective paragraph formatting and become aware of persuasive word choices while upskilling your writing techniques.

In Session I, you will identify the Issue(s) to be analyzed, properly cite the legal Rule(s) that answers the Issue and apply the Rule(s) to the facts. Using case law and statutes, you will create an effective analysis and strong argument.

• Three practice memoranda
• Memo-writing tips
• Weekly Zoom Sessions
• Detailed feedback

Commit to improving your writing skills in 2023! Practice for NALA’s Skills Exam.

Grab your seat TODAY at the 2022 rate of $227; price increase soon.

COURSE HELD 

JANUARY 5-26, 2:00 pm ET, 

JANUARY 5-26, 8:00 pm ET,

CITATIONS -
JANUARY WORKSHOP

January 10, 2023, 2 pm ET

January 12 at 7:00 pm ET.

The session will cover citing codes, regulations, and public laws.

Sign up TODAY at the 2022 rate of $59; price increase soon.

Mastering Legal Research Using Lexis+®

Students will have 24/7 access to federal and state case law, the U.S. Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the Federal Register.

Bi-weekly assignments, Zoom Q&As, and training videos will be incorporated into the course agenda.

Students will use secondary sources, law reviews, case briefs, and jury instructions to expand their research skills.

Eight weeks of Lexis+ training;

January 10 Tuesdays at 8 pm ET beginning January 10.

Early registration is $299. Cost going up January 2023.

COMING SOON 2023

MASTER MEMO WRITING

YOU WILL WANT THIS COURSE TO CEMENT THE WRITING SKILLS MASTERED IN PEN A MEMO™ I

Pen A Memo™ Session II offers advanced writing practice including multi-issue memoranda. Draft a legally significant Fact Section. Develop topic sentences, transitions, and effective sentence structure. Synthesize the legal Rules for a strong argument. Learn persuasive techniques for a powerful Conclusion.

 

NEW WORKSHOPS coming in Fall 2022

Short Citation Forms | Bills and Resolutions | Films and Podcasts | Briefs and Court Filings

PEN A MEMO™​

Pen A Memo™ is a four-week course that provides challenging practice memoranda. Paralegals will draft persuasive memoranda using the IRAC (Issue – Rule – Analysis -Conclusion) method. Skills learned will include strategic paragraph structure, mastering document formatting, and awareness of effective word choices. This course will enhance your critical thinking skills and give you the confidence to tackle any writing assignment or exam.

Course Starts: Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Time: Zoom at 8:00 pm ET
“I have written several letters since our class and all of the attorneys have been impressed. I can’t thank you enough for what you have taught me. It’s crazy to think a few weeks with you taught me more than some of my paralegal classes ever did. You’re truly amazing at what you do.”
Rebecca