Contract Drafting

SLN #: 43940
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: A01
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Chesler

Course Description:
This class will meet June 8 - July 2 on Mondays and Thursdays from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm.

There must be at least 10 students enrolled in order for the class to be taught.

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn the basic principles of contract drafting. This course will also introduce students to the role of the transactional lawyer, contract 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 draft a series of written contracts, and may also be required to perform research relating to the drafting of those contracts.

This course is open to JD candidates only.

Enrollment in this class will be determined through a lottery

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: Yes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of first year legal writing courses
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: 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.