Writing Better Motions and Briefs for the Screen *** 50% OFF

Legal Area:        Civil Litigation Trial Appellate Practice Skills Family Personal Injury
Total Credit Hours:        1.25
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $30.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        06/30/2019
Information:        LAST CHANCE
     ONLY $15

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **

In this special online CLE program, an appellate judge and advocate provide tips for advocacy in the new world of screen reading. With the movement of courts away from paper, judges and court staff are finding different tools and technology useful for understanding and navigating electronic documents. The speakers will discuss writing and navigation tools that help advocates communicate and persuade in both trial and appellate courts. This course features streaming video and downloadable MP3 audio presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on May 29, 2014.

Subjects to be discussed during this course include:

  • Using Navigation Tools for Screen Documents

  • Bookmarks

  • Headings

  • Table of Contents

  • Page Numbering

  • Summaries

  • Typography for the Screen

  • Chunk Information with Lists, Bullets and Tables

  • Visuals and Use of White Space

  • Internal Hyperlinking


Mr. Robert Dubose, a name partner with the firm of Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP in Houston. Robert handles appeals, with particular emphasis on insurance coverage, corporate governance, and commercial and contract disputes. He is board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas and he is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Houston Bar Association. His awards include Texas Monthly "Super Lawyer" (2008 to present) and Best Lawyers in America (2010 to present). He received his law degree from Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1993) and his undergraduate degree from Rice University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1990). More information may be found on his firm's website.

Honorable Brett Busby of the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston.


This course is approved for credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238) and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648). In addition, regular CLE credits for this course may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA. Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation information.

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