This webinar examines a variety of contract drafting scenarios and the ethical questions that they present. We'll look at various inadvertent, unilateral, and joint drafting errors that can occur, such as intentional modification of “standard” forms, incorrect recitations of the law, and omissions by error of agreed-upon terms. We'll discuss the ethical duties of the drafting and receiving lawyers in each situation, and share practice strategies to guard against ethical blunders.

Seminar Information
Date Presented:
May 24, 2017 3:00 PM Central
Length:
1 hour, 15 minutes
Registration Fee:
Free
Ethical Considerations in Drafting Contracts

This webinar examines a variety of contract drafting scenarios and the ethical questions that they present. We'll look at various inadvertent, unilateral, and joint drafting errors that can occur, such as intentional modification of “standard” forms, incorrect recitations of the law, and omissions by error of agreed-upon terms. We'll discuss the ethical duties of the drafting and receiving lawyers in each situation, and share practice strategies to guard against ethical blunders.

Speaker Information
Claude Ducloux  [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
State Bar of Texas MCLE Department
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
Total Ethics Hours: 1.00
Iowa Commission on CLE
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Arkansas CLE Board
Total General Hours: 1.00
Total Ethics Hours: 1.00
North Dakota Commission for Continuing Legal Education
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
The Alaska Bar Association
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
The Arizona State Bar
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Connecticut Judicial Branch Commission on MCLE
Total General Hours: 1.00
accredited under approved jurisdiction policy
Including Ethics: 1.00
accredited under approved jurisdiction policy
New York State Continuing Legal Education Board
Total CLE Credits: 1.00
accredited under approved jurisdiction policy
Ethics: 1.00
accredited under approved jurisdiction policy
Nebraska Supreme Court CLE Commission
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Mississippi Commission on CLE
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on MCLE
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Hawaii State Bar Association
Ethics: 1.00
West Virginia State Bar
Online CLE: 1.20
Including Ethics: 1.20
Wyoming State Bar Association
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
The Missouri Bar MCLE
Total CLE Hours: 1.20
Total Ethics Hours: 1.20
Supreme Court of Wisconsin BBE
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission
Non-Traditional: 1.00
Ethics (Non-Traditional): 1.00
The Florida Bar
Total General Hours: 1.00
Total Ethics Hours: 1.00
Illinois MCLE Board
Total General Hours: 1.00
New Mexico MCLE
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Oklahoma MCLE Commission
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
Total Ethics Hours: 1.00
Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Oregon State Bar MCLE
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Virginia MCLE Board
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Ohio Supreme Court
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
Total Ethics Hours: 1.00
North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission
Total General Hours: 1.00
Including Ethics: 1.00
Tennessee Commission on CLE
Dual: 1.25
State Bar of California
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
Total Ethics Hours: 1.00
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This seminar is presented free of charge.