Contact
Kiko Korn
310.242.1400
310.479.8943 fax
kiko@legalwritingworks.com


"Kiko is fantastic. Our participants (junior associates to senior partners) loved her program. Kiko makes a potentially dry topic exciting and engaging. She is wonderful to work with, extremely knowledgeable and a great teacher. I highly recommend Kiko's services. She's the best in the business."

Steve Gluckman, Senior Director of Professional
and Organizational Development
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"We rolled out Kiko's Writing that Works program to hundreds of U.S. attorneys throughout our major offices and had tremendous feedback and successes. Associates and partners, regardless of practice area, were engaged and responsive to Kiko's energy and knowledge -- there was never a dull 'lecture' moment. After rave reviews, we also hired Kiko for our Summer Program and will continue to use Kiko's services in the future."

Colin Beazley, Manager of Professional Development
McDermott Will & Emery

"In the ten years I have worked in this office, I have rarely seen such an effective training session on legal writing. You transformed a crucial but often dry topic into a lively, fascinating, and extremely useful presentation. Thank you again for sharing your enthusiasm, humor, and expertise with our staff. You are a terrific speaker and a wonderful legal-writing teacher."

Adine Varah, Deputy City Attorney and Director of Training
San Francisco City Attorney's Office
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"Kiko has presented her workshops to our summer and junior associates in several Orrick offices. Her programs are outstanding--she's an engaging speaker, her written materials are superb, and our associates consistently give her rave reviews. We're excited to have her back."

Bill Oxley, Los Angeles Hiring Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

"Kiko is great! Her writing tips are clear, concise, and effective. Her presentation is not only informative, but stimulating and fun, too. Kiko is a wonderful teacher and I recommend this workshop to anyone who is looking to improve their prose."

Kourtney Burdick, Deputy General Counsel
League of California Cities

"In the feedback that we received from associates this spring, they consistently praised your clinics. They appreciated your specific tips about how to organize their briefs, eliminate excess words, and more clearly and persuasively state their arguments. Several associates particularly appreciated all the time you spent with them. In the press to meet litigation deadlines, attorneys often do not have time to step back and evaluate whether they are following fundamental legal writing techniques. Your clinics provide that opportunity. Your friendly, non-threatening teaching style makes it easy for associates to understand what they need to improve. Your clear instructions give associates tools that they can apply to their next writing assignments."

Anthony Grumbach, Director of Professional Development
Farella Braun + Martel

"[T]he program was excellent. Kiko did a nice job of combining PowerPoint (including humor through the cartoons) with lecture and participation from the audience--she kept everyone engaged in what can be a boring subject for many. . . . [S]he is a terrific speaker."

Jesse Smith, Chief Assistant City Attorney
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

"I thought Kiko did an excellent job. [The] booklet was well organized and coordinated effectively with PowerPoint slides."

Matt Hutchins, Summer Associate
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

"Definitely one of the most helpful and useful workshops I have been to. I worked at a writing center in college and was a writing advisor to IL’s this past year, and I (and my students!) would all have benefited from this workshop!"

Kate M. Agostinelli, Summer Associate
Foley & Lardner

"Kiko was excellent—very engaging and drew us all in. Made the workshop interactive and fun as well as extremely helpful."

Beth Grossman, Summer Associate
McDermott Will & Emery

"Kiko's specific suggestions and concise training points were exactly what I needed to elevate my legal writing to the next level. She is very talented at pointing out simple but effective tips to improve my writing. Kiko's training offers a benefit to attorneys at every stage in their careers."

Jessica Nall, Senior Associate
Farella Braun + Martel

"It was perfect."

Jeff Gross, Associate
Proskauer Rose

"The tips were excellent . . . [and] you were very energetic and personable. I would recommend it to other attorneys."

Marc Bertet, Participant
Beverly Hills Bar Association

"Excellent job at distilling the major points and organizing them in a way that was really straightforward. The written materials are superb."

Jonathan Olinger, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (San Francisco)

"I think this program was exceptional in both its breadth and clarity. Great speaker and very useful tips and handout materials. . . . [D]efinitely the best writing workshop I ever attended."

Svetlana Walker, Associate
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"Excellent. A must-attend for all associates."

Ricardo Alicea, Associate
McDermott Will & Emery

"[I liked] the interactivity of the program. In contrast to previous trainings, the participants were engaged and awake! Overall, great presentation--thanks!"

Geoffrey Moss, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Los Angeles)

"The workshop was organized, concise, instructive, and fun. The instructor was knowledgeable, personable, and well aware of her audience. She tailored her teaching to our needs."

Jason Crow, Summer Associate
McDermott Will & Emery

"The structure is great. The program is well organized and easy to remember."

Sirena Castillo, Summer Associate
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"This is my third time attending the workshop. More than a refresher, each session provides me with new tips and insights. Kiko is clear, engaging, and has a great sense of humor. The written materials provide the right balance of tips, examples, and exercises to be a useful (even essential) addition to any lawyer’s bookshelf."

Rick Sheinfield, Deputy City Attorney
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

"Excellent. The writing tips were condensed and easy to follow. I finished drafting a motion yesterday, so I wish we had this program one day earlier."

Wendy Wu, Associate
Proskauer Rose

"It was great--concise, informative, on target, enough breaks, good participation-learning balance."

Susan Schmidt, Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"[Y]our advice is already helping. I wrote a missive to opposing counsel yesterday (translation: mini-brief) and the partner I am working with commented that it was 'excellent' and 'read so beautifully.'"

Katina Ancar, Senior Associate
Farella Braun + Martel

"Excellent. Well organized. [Kiko is] totally in command of her subject."

Lillian Wyshak, Participant
Beverly Hills Bar Association

"Extremely well put together. You managed to incorporate a lot into a short presentation."

Christopher Service Jr., Associate
McDermott Will & Emery

"This was very helpful. Having the materials to work on while you were explaining the material was excellent and I think the information was conveyed very effectively. Thanks!"

Chioma Norwood, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (San Francisco)

"Outstanding."

Buck Delventhal, Deputy City Attorney
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

"Absolutely excellent. The most effective writing workshop that I have attended."

Kathleen Johnson, Associate
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"Very helpful. Great examples."

Amanda Rubenstein, Summer Associate
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

"I think it was very useful. The tips are helpful, especially . . . how to cut clutter. I think Kiko's teaching style is very effective."

Sam Cleaver, Associate
Proskauer Rose

"Useful, upbeat, moved along smoothly."

Gino Cheng, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Orange County)

"I really enjoyed it and found it very helpful. I think the tips will be useful and were easy to understand."

Courtney Artener, Participant
Beverly Hills Bar Association

"[I enjoyed the] energy, organization, pace, graphics--not merely reading words on the screen. Thank you!"

Tom Robertson, Summer Associate
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"Very clear and useful presentation, and great written materials."

John Farmer, Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Los Angeles)

"Clear and concise! You have engaging enthusiasm that made the program even more interesting."

Andrea Smaxwell, Intern
San Francisco City Attorney's Office

"I thought it was well worth attending. It was packed with great information and well presented. . . . Thank you!"

Bea Grossman, Counsel
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"It was educational and enjoyable because of your energy and the pace you kept things moving."

Tracy Mackenzie, Participant
Beverly Hills Bar Association

"It provides a lot of practical information and helps . . . highlight drafting issues that come up on a day-to-day basis."

Gregg Ramer, Associate
Proskauer Rose

"Very effective. I feel I can incorporate these suggestions directly into my writing. Thank you!"

Katie Lubin, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (San Francisco)

"Great presentation [and] public speaking--you kept my interest."

Kristy Greene, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Los Angeles)

"Thank you! You should publish a book for 1L's!"

Elizabeth Curtis, Summer Associate
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

"Best writing seminar I've attended."

Jesse Cheng, Summer Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (Orange County)

"Excellent. I wish I had a course like this 30 years ago."

Tom Haas, Participant
League of California Cities, City Attorneys’ Conference

"The program was very effective and the handbook was great. I took away practical suggestions that I can immediately implement."

Karyn Bell, Associate
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips





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