October 23, 2018

Former Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. to speak at ABA Legal Skills Conference Oct. 26

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2018 — Former U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., will give opening remarks at the American Bar Association Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division’s Legal Skills Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, at 9:20 am. ET. He will speak on the importance of public service.  

Legal Skills Conference
Sponsored by the ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division       

Oct. 26
8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

American Bar Association
John Marshall Room A & B (5th Floor) 
Suite 500
1050 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Thomas C. Goldstein, partner at Goldstein & Russell, P.C., and co-founder and publisher of SCOTUSblog, will lead a session starting at 9:30 a.m. that focuses on how to craft an argument that is straightforward and intuitive with the hope of capturing the judges’ attention with an interesting conversation. In other sessions, expert panelists will provide practical information and strategies for lawyers to sharpen their deposition, negotiation, and writing skills.

Register for the program here.

This event is open to members of the press at no charge. For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at Betsy.Adeboyejo@ameicanbar.org.

The 9,450 member ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division provides programs, publications, and online resources specifically designed for government, public sector and military lawyers, as well as interested law students.

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