Course Details

Basics of Contract Drafting

This seminar provides introductory, hands-on training in the basic techniques of contract drafting. It is designed to help students acquire general tools and skills applicable to various types of contracts. Students will learn to: --Translate the terms of a business deal into contract concepts; --Draft a logically-organized, precise, enforceable contract in plain English; --Edit (redline) the contract to reflect client input and negotiated changes; --Grapple with ethical issues arising during the contract drafting process; and --Read, analyze, and critique contracts drafted by others.

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 622
Practice Areas: Business, Corporate,Trans AreaLegal Skills Development

Course History


Fall 2014
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Martin, Christopher M. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23


Fall 2014
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Mulaney, Ellen S. (courses | profile)
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23


Spring 2014
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Mulaney, Ellen S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24


Spring 2014
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Felchner, Erin
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24


Fall 2013
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15


Fall 2013
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Felchner, Erin
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24


Summer 2013
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Felchner, Erin
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 14


Spring 2013
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Mulaney, Ellen S. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23


Spring 2013
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Felchner, Erin
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 21


Fall 2012
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15


Fall 2012
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Felchner, Erin
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15


Summer 2012
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 23     Actual: 13


Spring 2012
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Payne, Sue A.
Section: 1     Type: Seminar     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 13


Spring 2012
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Payne, Sue A.
Section: 2     Type: Seminar     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15


Fall 2011
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Payne, Sue A.
Section: 1     Type: Seminar     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 15     Actual: 15