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11 Courses

Law

Legal Writing Coach

 

Legal Writing Coach was developed over twenty years exclusively for Top 100 law firms and is respected worldwide. Synergetics turns Legal Writing Coach into targeted, quick, and useful live and online sessions for law firms and in-house teams. Each session comes with additional materials and activities. Please inquire with Dr. Josh Lange to book a demo or receive guest access: josh@synergetics.us 

1.5 hour sessions - max.20 participants

Structure: Three Key Questions 
Style: Clear and Concise 
Usage: Correct and Consistent 
Tone: Positive and Appropriate
Emails: Professional and Reader-Friendly 
Editing: Systems and Practice 
Contracts: Drafting and Editing
Persuasion and Influence

Law

Legal Writing Power Hour with Jeff Keiser, JD


Expert “Drop-in” sessions are open to any lawyer or law firm (contact us for special “all access pass” for your law firm).  Each session engages participants through activities and examples on a specific theme of legal writing or speaking skills. You’ll get practice and feedback throughout the 60-minute session and time for specific questions afterwards. 

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Legal Drafting & Editing (10 Hrs+Feedback)

 

 

Join one of the favorite writing courses of Legal500 top firms. 

  • - Six hours live training with a Lawyer-Linguist (flexible schedule).
  • - Master the Three Key Skills of Drafting and Editing 
    - Recorded videos, texts, and online activities.
    - 120-page materials bank based on our book Legal Writing Coach 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)
    - Personalized writing feedback. 
  • - Recorded videos, texts, and online activities.
  • - 120-page materials bank based on our book Legal Writing Coach 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis)
  • - Personalized writing feedback. 

EUR 299 per person or contact us for special firm rates.  Click below to book.- 

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Emailing in English for Lawyers


This short course used by top Legal500 firms teaches you to write quick and effective legal emails in English.  

Each course includes 4 hours self-paced study, personalized feedback on email drafts, and 1 hour private tutorial with a legal emailing specialist. Get a Certificate for mastering beginnings and endings; structure; concise style; speedwriting; covering the law briefly; and fixing common errors.

Experts:

Jeff Keiser, JD - US Lawyer and Legal Language Coach

Dr. Josh Lange - English and Applied Linguistics Professor

Dr. Angelika Zotter - EU Lawyer and Business Manager

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Contract Drafting for Non-Lawyers



This course is for managers, entrepreneurs, and other non-lawyer professionals who need to quickly understand contract language and how to use it in English.  In less than 10 hours you will learn how to: 1) use 'boilerplate' contract provisions 2) make the contract legally-binding 3) write the contract in your best interests 4) use standard vocabulary and structure for contracts, and 5) edit contract provisions quickly and easily.  Includes self-paced material, live sessions, and expert feedback on your own drafted contracts. $299

Law

Patent and IP Law Specialist Writing Course


This tailor-made 5-hour course helps you with the language to specialize in everything from researching and getting clear information from clients to writing full patent applications and negotiating long-term IP agreements. Participants can also join an Executive English or Academic English course to sharpen communication and reach high goals. 

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Insolvency Law and Advanced Communication in English


Tailor-made private communication sessions for both a nice break from legal work and sharply improved professional style in English. Excellent for Partners, Senior Associates, and optional for LL.M, PhD, International Bar, or TOLES candidates. 

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International Arbitration and Advanced English


Featured Participant: Dr. Tomasz Gaj

This tailor-made course is for the ambitious professional who aims at excellence in international arbitration and deal-making.  Whether you are seeking Certification or application to current projects, or have a future interest in being a leader in arbitration, then this course is for you.  Flexible scheduling, personalized lawyer, language teacher and learning designer on your team. Comes with additional support for Academic English and Executive English. 

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Intermediate English for Legal Assistants and Paralegals

This course includes 5 hours self-study and 2 hours of live online sessions

  • Authentic topics relevant to law firms
  • Intermediate level - A2-B2 CEFR, perfect for those who do not practice English regularly
  • Relevant skills and language: customer service in emails, telephoning, conversation skills
  • Speaking, writing, reading & listening practice
  • Personal coach for feedback, 1-to-1 tutorial, and group sessions

Law

Advanced English Practice for Assistants and Paralegals

This course includes 5 hours self-study and 2 hours of live online sessions:

  • Key topics relevant to law firms
  • Advanced C1-C2 CEFR level, perfect for those who already know English well
  • Advanced email and telephoning skills, proofreading legal documents, law-firm style, dealing with complex vocabulary
  • Speaking, writing, reading & listening practice
  • Personal coach for feedback, 1-to-1 tutorial, and/or group sessions