Audio CD + Course Book

Business Contracts A to Z

Audio CD + Course Book

Copyright Date:

February, 2018

Product ID#:

78151CDRA

Audio + Course Book

Credit Information

Continuing Legal Education

  • MT CLE - 6.00

Other

  • Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals - 6.00
  • NALA - 6.00
  • NFPA
From Event: Business Contracts A to Z, held February 2018.

Program Description

Reading, writing and negotiating contracts can be one of the most important and tedious aspects of a business attorney's practice. Are you confident in your abilities to draft and negotiate legally sound contracts in your client's favor? This program will review the latest tips and techniques for writing contracts so you can remain up to date. Don't miss this opportunity to advance your contract negotiation and drafting skills. Order today!

Course Content

  1. Essential Legal Elements
  2. Drafting Business Contracts (with checklists)
  3. Indemnification Provisions in Business Agreements
  4. Competition Issues and Non-Compete Clauses
  5. Breach of Contract
  6. Bankruptcy's Effect on Contracts
  7. Contract Ethics

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 MT - Credit Approval Expiration 02/22/2020 *

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00 MT - Credit Approval Expiration 02/22/2020 *

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 N - Credit Approval Expiration 02/22/2020 *

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA


* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. Essential Legal Elements
    9:00 - 9:30, Written and Presented by Michael A. Monson in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Common Terminology and Definitions
    2. Master Agreements
      1. How Subsequent Agreements Affect Master Agreements
    3. Choice of Forum and Law
    4. Statute of Limitations
  2. Drafting Business Contracts (with checklists)
    9:30 - 10:45, Written and Presented by Michael A. Monson in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Terms and Conditions
    2. Representations and Warranties
    3. Dispute Resolution Provisions
    4. Boilerplate Provisions
    5. Drafting Shareholder and Operating Agreements
      1. Sole Proprietorship
      2. Partnership
      3. Corporations
      4. LLC
    6. Drafting Purchase and Sale Agreements
  3. Indemnification Provisions in Business Agreements
    11:00 - 11:45, Written and Presented by Michael A. Monson in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Purpose
    2. What Types of Agreements Should One Utilize an Indemnification Provision in
    3. Drafting of Agreements
    4. Statute of Limitations
    5. Where Does Common Law Indemnification and Contributions Fit in
    6. How to Negotiate
    7. Third Party Action in Premises Liability Claims
  4. Competition Issues and Non-Compete Clauses
    12:45 - 1:30, Written and Presented by Michael A. Monson in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Non-Compete Clauses: Drafting and Enforcement
    2. Confidential Information
    3. Trade Secrets and Intellectual Property
  5. Breach of Contract
    1:30 - 2:30, Written and Presented by Adrian Miller in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Enforceability Issues
    2. Addressing Disputes
    3. Calculating Damages
    4. Successful Remedies
  6. Bankruptcy's Effect on Contracts
    2:45 - 3:30, Written and Presented by Adrian Miller in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Requirements of Assumption
    2. Standards for Rejection
  7. Contract Ethics
    3:30 - 4:30, Written and Presented by Michael A. Monson in Helena and Missoula.
    1. Rules of Professional Conduct
    2. Confidential Information of a Client
    3. Scope of Representation
    4. Conflicts of Interest

ADRIAN MILLER is a partner in the law firm of Sullivan Miller Law. Her areas of practice include commercial litigation, condemnation, environmental litigation and regulation, zoning and other land use issues, and oil and gas pipeline regulation and litigation issues. She grew up in Fort Benton, and attended the University of Montana before later graduating with a degree in sociology from Montana State University. She earned her J.D. degree from Hofstra Law School in New York, graduating summa cum laude. Ms. Miller has been in practice since 2010 and is licensed in Montana and North Dakota state and federal courts.

MICHAEL A. MONSON is an attorney in the law firm of Holland & Hart LLP, where he is a member of the firm's business group. Mr. Monson represents clients in an array of business transactions, commercial finance matters and entity formations; including LLC's, partnerships, and corporations. His practice also includes tax and estate planning matters. Mr. Monson has an accounting background as well. He is a certified public accountant with a nonactive license. Mr. Monson earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude, from Montana State University and his J.D. degree from the University of Montana School of Law. He is a member of the State Bar of Montana and the American and Yellowstone County bar associations.

 

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Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

MT CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
02/22/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 5.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals

MT MPA: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
02/22/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of self-study CLE credit by the Montana Commission on Continuing Legal Education, including 1.0 hour of ethics. No more than 4.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc.

N LA: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
02/22/2020
Includes - Ethics: 1.00
This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc., for 6.0 hours, including 1.0 ethics, of continuing legal assistant education self-study credit required to maintain the CLA (Certified Legal Assistant) credential.


National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc.

N PAR: Credit Approval Exp
02/22/2019
NBI, Inc. is a NFPA approved CLE provider.


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