Contract Drafting

SLN #: 11554
Course Prefix: LAW-691
Course Section: 005
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Herrera

Course Description:
Students will be selected for this class through a lottery process. Limited to JD students only. 3L's will receive priority.

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn the principles of effective contract drafting. Emphasis will be placed on drafting 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 will also introduce students to the role of the transactional lawyer, contract interpretation, and to the process of revising contracts drafted by counsel for the other party.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: No
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.