Write it Rite: Demystifying the Art of LegalSpeak

Florida Bar's Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section
Speaking Engagement
April 29, 2019

Martin A. Schwartz discussed the art of legal writing and the use of proper English rather than legalese in drafting documents.

A capable legal writer is concise, precise, authoritative or persuasive and clear. Legalese is notorious for complex words and convoluted sentences. “Plain language,” advocated by many legal practitioners is a more effective method of communicating complex ideas. Critically examining legalese and learning the principles of plain language can help to markedly improve legal writing.

Webinar November 9, 2023
Philip Stein and Matthew Tieman discuss the latest legal issues regarding corporate director and officer liability as part of the Bilzin Sumberg General Counsel Series. They highlight case updates from the courtroom while also covering best corporate practices for minimizing liability.
Speaking Engagement October 20, 2023
Joseph M. Hernandez speaks at Florida CCIM-Miami Chapter on current debt restructuring trends, commercial real estate debt levels, and maturities by industry segment and default risk over the next 3-5 years.
Speaking Engagement October 4, 2023
Sara Barli Herald,Michael A. Hanzman,Joseph M. Hernandez,Kevin M. Koushel, and Carter N. McDowell take part in Bilzin Sumberg's Florida Condo Redevelopment Unleashed: Legal Insights for Florida Developers. This panel aims to:- provide insights into the legal challenges and business strategies of the...