Noted Attorney Presents Seminar on How Not to Write Like a Lawyer to the Orange County Bar Association

VENTURA, Calif. –Wendy Lascher, an appellate attorney with Ventura County-based Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP, brings her popular writing seminar on how not to write like a lawyer, “Plowing the Fields of Precedent: A Workshop on Legal Writing for Transactional, Trial and Appellate Lawyers” to the Orange County Bar Association’s Tort and Trial Section on June 20. The presentation will be noon to 1:30 p.m. at the OCBA, 4101 Westerly Pl., Newport Beach.

The workshop covers myths about legal writing; organizing ideas to tell stories; choosing words wisely; and forgotten details of headings, paragraphs, sentences and words. Lascher illustrates her message with bad examples and demonstrates how to turn bad writing into good.

To register, visit or call (949) 440-6700.

Lascher is an AV-rated lawyer and State Bar-certified specialist in appellate law, selected by Super Lawyers as one of the top 50 women lawyers in Southern California. She has argued in the U.S. Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, three U.S. Courts of Appeals, all six districts of the California Court of Appeal and in state and federal trial courts.

Lascher received her bachelor’s degree with distinction from Stanford University and law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1973.

Founded in 1982, Ferguson Case Orr Paterson’s expert attorneys serve individuals and corporate clients throughout California. The firm’s practice areas include business litigation, business transactions, tax, employment litigation and counseling, intellectual property, issues and appeals, environmental and natural resources issues, public agency, construction litigation, real estate and land use, criminal defense, estate planning, probate litigation, family law and personal injury. For more information about Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP, visit or call (805) 659-6800.