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Drafting Clear and Enforceable Contracts

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST
Length: 90 minutes

Sponsored by Lorman Education Services

Registration for Session Only: $199.00

Registration plus Session Recording and Written Materials: $268.00


Understanding the essentials of contract drafting is a necessity for all attorneys. Avoid costly litigation with specific contract drafting tips.

Lawyers and clients depend upon contracts, to establish and enforce rights, and to aid in obtaining their commercial and other goals.

A well-drafted contract avoids misunderstanding, helps guide the parties in the course of their relationship, and can help avoid (or at least mitigate) litigation costs.

This topic addresses the essentials of good contract drafting, starting with the goals of contract drafting, and including specific drafting tips.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Goals of Contract Drafting

Is There a Contract?

  • Elements
  • Preliminary Agreements
  • Contracts of Adhesion

Standard Contract Terms

  • Essential Terms
  • Boilerplate

Drafting Tips

  • The Big Picture
  • Style and Substanc


Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • NALA
For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.

Instructor Profile:

Steven C. Bennett, Park Jensen Bennett LLP

  • Partner at Park Jensen Bennett LLP
  • Adjunct professor, E-Discovery, Hofstra Law School
  • Adjunct professor, Business Law, Manhattan College
  • Member and past Co-chair, New York State Bar Association Committee on E-Discovery
  • Founding member, Sedona Conference working group on international privacy and discovery conflicts
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory; New York Super Lawyer
  • J.D. degree, summa cum laude, New York University; B.A. degree, Macalester College

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