HOW TO DRAFT BETTER CONTRACTS
Online Replay Seminar
ITEM #:  2546542402   |   EVENT CODE:  500230
MEMBER PRICE
$295.00
STANDARD PRICE
$345.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.

ONLINE

Friday, April 26, 2024

9:00 AM - 4:35 PM

How to Draft Better Contracts

Focusing on Contract Fundamentals, Practical Drafting Tips and Avoiding Common Mistakes

Learn about key drafting principles and enforceability issues, how to avoid ambiguity and mistakes and how to manage risk.

Understand how to improve these contract terms:

  • Dispute resolution clauses
  • Indemnification, representation and warranty provisions
  • Termination clauses
  • Insurance provisions
  • Remedies
  • And more!

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST


9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS


9:05 – 10:05 a.m.
What Really Matters in Contract Drafting – Drafting Principles and Enforceability
– Jennie A. Clarke & Michael H. Frasier


10:05 – 11:05 a.m.
Contract Terms, Termination Clauses, and Remedies – How to Get Out of the Contract Gone Bad
– Steven C. Kerbaugh


11:05 – 11:20 a.m.
BREAK


11:20 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
A Litigator’s Perspective on Drafting Key Provisions – How to Avoid Common Mistakes that Promote and Prolong Litigation
– Michael M. Krauss


12:05 – 1:05 p.m.
LUNCH BREAK (on your own)


1:05 – 1:35 p.m.
7 Tips for Drafting Contract Provisions that Manage Risk via Insurance Provisions
– Terri Krivosha


1:35 – 2:35 p.m.
Drafting Effective Representation, Warranty, and Indemnification Provisions
– Keith P. Radtke & Kate Sherburne


2:35 – 2:50 p.m.
BREAK


2:50 – 3:50 p.m.
Drafting Considerations for Dispute Resolution Clauses – Forum, Venue, Parties and More
– Philip J. Kaplan & Joseph R. Richie


3:50 – 4:35 p.m.
Drafting to Avoid Ambiguity in Contracts – Kind of, Maybe, Sort of
– Rachel L. Dougherty

LIVE IN-PERSON
Thursday, March 21, 2024
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

ONLINE REPLAYS
Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Friday, April 26, 2024

Attend online
A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.

$295 MSBA members / $295 paralegals / $345 standard rate

Other discounts that may apply:

Scholarships available!
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or customerservice@minncle.org.

Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 standard CLE credits. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.

MEMBER PRICE
$295.00
STANDARD PRICE
$345.00
MSBA MEMBER, NEW LAWYER, AND OTHER DISCOUNTS, IF APPLICABLE, WILL BE APPLIED DURING CHECKOUT.
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