Poor syntax, word choice and agreement structure are common sources of contractual litigation. This engaging course will focus on practical tips to sharpen your drafting skills across a wide variety of agreements. From sentence structure to major omissions and dangerous words, join our distinguished faculty as they cover a wide array of drafting techniques for improving the clarity of your agreements. Register today!
Get practical strategies for improving phrasing and sentence structure in contractual provisions.
Explore the effects of tone, verbosity and legalese in agreements.
Learn best practices for defining and using key terms and identifying inconsistencies throughout contracts.
Explore common perils in signature blocks and more.
This course is part of the Alabama Contract Law Essentials series.
M. SCOTT YEAGER is a sole practitioner with The Yeager Law Firm, P.C., where he focuses his practice in the areas of civil litigation, construction litigation, business formation, business litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, municipal law, estate planning and probate. Mr. Yeager has more than eight years with in-house legal departments of large publicly traded corporations, with more than six years of government contracting experience with a major defense contractor. He also has experience negotiating contracts, including license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, statements of work, professional service agreements and master agreements. Mr. Yeager earned his B.S. degree from the University of Alabama, his Associate of Science degree in paralegal studies from Samford University and J.D. degree from the Birmingham School of Law. During law school, he worked with large law firms in Birmingham, Alabama as a paralegal, where he was involved in corporate, estate and trust, probate, bankruptcy and insurance defense litigation.
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