Legal Writing, Advanced: Transactional Drafting

Class Unique: 29184
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
Thursday 10:30 am - 12:20 pm TNH 3.142
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room

Additional Information

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


  • Drafting Contracts: How and Why Lawyers Do What They Do [Paperback] - Stark, Tina L.
      Aspen Publishers , edition: June 2007 edition
      ISBN: 073556339X   (required)
  • The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style - Garner, Bryan A.
      West Law School , edition: 3rd edition 2013
      ISBN: 0314289011   (optional)
  • A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting - Adams, Kenneth A.
      American Bar Association , edition: 2nd edition 2008
      ISBN: 1604420286   (optional)