This course will focus on contract drafting skills and generally accepted drafting practices of transactional attorneys. It will also explore the importance of those skills and the reasons behind those practices. All assignments for this class will be drawn from and will simulate real-world legal experience.
Kenneth A. Adams, A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting (3d ed., Am. Bar. Assn. 2013).
Weekly Homework Assignments
|Type of Exam||
The final exam in this class will take place TBD. The final exam will be comprised of a large, complicated agreement which will contain language contrary to the drafting skills learned in class. You will identify a requested number of the “errors” and identify the drafting issue relating to each. We will discuss the exam and my grading criteria in class.
|Basis for grading||
Your final grade in this course will be based on the following scores:
Weekly Homework Assignments- 10% of grade
1st Graded Assignment- 0% of grade
2nd Graded Assignment- 30% of grade
3rd Graded Assignment- 30% of grade
Final Exam- 30% of grade