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

Spring 2015
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Silbernagel, Brian (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 24

Spring 2015
Title: Basics of Contract Drafting
Faculty: Rosenbaum, Judith A. (courses | profile)
Section: 2     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 24     Actual: 23

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