Contract Drafting & Negotiating



SLN #: 26735
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 020
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Chesler

Course Description:
This course provides students with the opportunity to learn the basic principles of contract drafting, interpretation, and negotiation. Emphasis will be placed on drafting contractual agreements that effectuate clients’ needs and anticipate potential legal problems. Students will be required to work independently and collaboratively to negotiate and draft a series of written contracts, such as a sales agreement, an employment agreement, and a settlement agreement. Students will also be required to perform research relating to the drafting of those contracts. On all of these assignments, students will receive feedback.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: Yes
Prerequisite: Legal Method & Writing, Legal Research & Writing, and Contracts
Limited Enrollment Number: 15
Final Exam Given: No
Mid Term or Other Exam: No
Paper or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes
Online Course Site: Blackboard