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Drafting Clear and Enforceable Contracts

Understanding the essentials of contract drafting is a necessity for all attorneys.

Lawyers and clients depend upon contracts, to establish and enforce rights, and to aid in obtaining their commercial and other goals. A well-drafted contract avoids misunderstanding, helps guide the parties in the course of their relationship, and can help avoid (or at least mitigate) litigation costs. This topic addresses the essentials of good contract drafting, starting with the goals of contract drafting, and including specific drafting tips.

92 minutes
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Agenda

Goals of Contract Drafting

Is There a Contract?

  • Elements
  • Preliminary Agreements
  • Contracts of Adhesion

Standard Contract Terms

  • Essential Terms
  • Boilerplate

Drafting Tips

  • The Big Picture
  • Style and Substance

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on December 13, 2019.

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • OR CLE 1.5
     
  • Approved for 1.5 CLE credits in Oregon.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Steven C. Bennett

Steven C. Bennett

Scarola Zubatov Schaffzin PLLC

  • Partner in the law firm of Scarola Zubatov Schaffzin PLLC, New York City
  • Practice focused on commercial litigation
  • Adjunct professor, Hofstra Law School, e-discovery procedure
  • Former co-chair, New York State Bar Association, E-discovery Committee
  • J.D. degree, New York University School of Law
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 406432
Published 2019
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