Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting

The course focuses on the language, structure, and style of contracts, agreements, statutes, rules, and regulations with a focus on modern drafting conventions. The course also covers correspondence and the plain-English movement. Students will practice finding, revising, and drafting various kinds of transactional documents.

Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Wednesday 2:15 - 4:05 pm JON 5.206
Exam Type Date Time Alpha Range Room
None

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Mandatory
Features
Satisfies ABA Professional Skills Requirement

Textbooks

  • Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do [Paperback] - stark, Tina L.
      Aspen Publishers , edition: June 2007
      ISBN: 073556339X   (required)
  • A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting - Adams, Kenneth A.
      American Bar Association , edition: 2d
      ISBN: 1604420286   (optional)

Faculty

Derose, Melonie M. Derose, Melonie M.