Contract Drafting for New and Experienced Attorneys (On-Demand)

$169.00

This program is intended to aid both the new attorney and the experienced attorney hone their drafting skills. Understanding the key elements in contract negotiation and drafting are necessary skills for any business attorney.  Most business transactions do not fit squarely into your old form and you must be able to think creatively to deliver to your client a deal specific agreement. Delivering a deal specific agreement requires drafting skills not taught in law school. This course will help you understand the key elements of negotiating the deal, contract formation and clarity in drafting. The contract drafter can never forget that not every deal is successful and this course will discuss remedies and the use of arbitration.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Steven Goldberg, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

2

Course Description

This program is intended to aid both the new attorney and the experienced attorney hone their drafting skills. Understanding the key elements in contract negotiation and drafting are necessary skills for any business attorney.  Most business transactions do not fit squarely into your old form and you must be able to think creatively to deliver to your client a deal specific agreement. Delivering a deal specific agreement requires drafting skills not taught in law school. This course will help you understand the key elements of negotiating the deal, contract formation and clarity in drafting. The contract drafter can never forget that not every deal is successful and this course will discuss remedies and the use of arbitration.

Principles

  • Understand your Client’s business
  • Negotiation strategies
  • Clarity in drafting
  • Decide on your drafting style
  • Understand contract elements

Syllabus

  1. Understand your Client’s business
  2. Negotiation strategies
  3. Clarity in drafting
  4. Decide on your drafting style
  5. Understand contract elements
    • Getting the deal terms correct
    • Basic elements of your contract:
      • Representations and Warranties
      • Use of “Boiler Plate”
      • Remedies
    • Understanding of litigation risks

Instructor

Steven Goldberg, Esq.