Contract Drafting Essentials: Structuring, Analyzing and Interpreting Business Agreements
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide business counsel on identifying and avoiding potentially costly pitfalls in drafting contracts. The panel will offer best practices for structuring, analyzing and interpreting business agreements.
- Drafting techniques
- Boilerplate issues
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the fundamental components of contracts generally, including “boilerplate” contracts that companies use?
- What are some common, and potentially costly, drafting errors that attorneys make when drafting contracts?
- What are the best practices for drafting, analyzing and interpreting contracts?
Fetzer Simonsen Booth Jenkins
Ms. Ashton’s practice areas include business law, franchise law, contracts, and other related fields of law. She... | Read More
Ms. Ashton’s practice areas include business law, franchise law, contracts, and other related fields of law. She works directly with entrepreneurs to prepare the legal framework on which their business ideas and concepts can grow and thrive. Ms. Ashton’s has had the opportunity to plan, design and implement dozens of franchise and other distribution/license programs, working directly with clients to ensure their legal documents reflect their vision.Close
Mark Cohen, J.D., LL.M.
Mr. Cohen has 36 years of experience as a lawyer. His practice focuses on drafting and reviewing legal documents,... | Read More
Mr. Cohen has 36 years of experience as a lawyer. His practice focuses on drafting and reviewing legal documents, advising on and facilitating transactions, helping clients and lawyers improve their documents, and teaching innovative CLE classes. Mr. Cohen’s diverse legal career includes service as an Air Force Judge Advocate, service as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, seven years as a prosecutor, over 10 years as a municipal judge, and private practice. He served as the Chairperson of the Editorial Board of The Colorado Lawyer and taught advanced legal writing at the University of Arkansas School of Law. Mr. Cohen wrote six articles for the Am.Jur. Proof of Facts series, including the leading article on piercing the corporate veil. He is the founder of The Plain English Institute.Close
Nicholas G. Karambelas
Sfikas & Karambelas
Mr. Karambelas practices in the areas of business entity organization, international law and business transactions,... | Read More
Mr. Karambelas practices in the areas of business entity organization, international law and business transactions, e-commerce, securities, franchising, and appellate litigation. He has written numerous articles on corporate, commercial, and transactional law. Mr. Karambelas has authored a three-volume treatise entitled “Limited Liability Companies: Law, Practice and Forms” which has been published in its second edition by Thomson West.Close