Contract Drafting & Negotiating

SLN #: 71540
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 004
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. This course will also introduce students to the role of the transactional lawyer. 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 may also be required to perform research relating to the drafting of those contracts. On all of these assignments, students will receive feedback. This is a hybrid course that will meet in-person for 2 hours each week and have an online component. This course is open to JD candidates only.

This class is limited to JD candidates only. Enrollment will be determined through a Lottery process

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Yes
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Contracts
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
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

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.