Professional Develeopment Series
These programs aim to assist you in planning your career from making long term plans to how to adapt and behave in a professional setting. Receive advice from successful young lawyers and seasoned practitoners that will set the building blocks to a fulfilling career. If you are interested in contributing content, contact Chris Fortier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You have taken one or two semesters (maybe more) on contracts and everything that happens in a contract dispute. How do you draft a contract with the proper complexity and simplicity balance? Join our faculty, P. Watson Seaman, Esq., as explains how to draft a contract for your client.
Faculty: P. Watson Seaman, Esq., Hunton & Williams LLP, Richmond
3:00 - Introduction
6:25 - Forms
9:39 - Style
14:19 - Drafting from Scratch
16:34 - Other Drafting Tips
18:35 - Personal Favorite Tips: that vs. which
19:20 - Personal Favorite Tips: will vs. shall
20:21 - Personal Favorite Tips: and/or
22:20 - Personal Favorite Tips: Draft in the Singular
24:01 – Plain English Drafting
25:38 – References and Further Reading