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.
Client Needs, Wants & the Four Corners of the Agreement
Sentence Level Tips & Syntactic Case Studies
Major & Minor Omissions to Deftly Avoid
The Dangers of Verbosity & Legalese
Defining & Using Key Terms
Finding the Right Provision; Identifying Inconsistencies
RICHARD C. MOSHER is counsel with Dentons US LLP, where his practice includes an extremely wide variety of corporate work, civil litigation, regulatory compliance, employment and labor law (75+ EEOC trials) arbitration-mediation, business negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, policyholder insurance disputes and claim recovery, captive insurance, charter schools, intellectual property protection and licensing, and international joint ventures and strategic business alliances. Additionally, Mr. Mosher worked for 30+ years as in-house general counsel or associate GC for Ball (including Aerospace, Agricultural and International), Maytag, Hoover, and Loctronix (wireless location technology) corporations; and has advised small, large, start-up, public, private, and governmental organizations. He was a special assistant U.S. attorney working with a Federal Task Force on identity theft. Mr. Mosher earned his B.A. degree from Augustana College and his J.D. degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.
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