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Contract Drafting

Limit: 16 students

This course will focus on skills employed in evaluating and drafting contract documents. Students will examine specific types of clauses, and learn their purposes as well as their advantages and disadvantages. Students will review and draft a variety of contracts, addressing issues regarding compliance with law, risk allocation, protection of client’s interests, logical organization, presentation, and clarity of language. The emphasis in this course is on the substantive aspects of contract drafting, although writing skills are necessarily a part of good drafting and will also be included. Written assignments will include revising proposed agreements as well as drafting agreements from scratch. These writing assignments will satisfy the Writing Intensive Experience (WIE) writing requirement.

Business Associations I is strongly recommended but not required.

Meets Writing Intensive Experience (WIE) Writing Requirement.