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7/11/2019
When: Thursday, July 11, 2019
Log-in: 12:45 PM | Program: 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Where: Webinar Simulive Replay

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CLE CREDITS: 1.0

Are you making some of the most common errors in drafting contracts? In this session, we’ll consider real examples from recent high-profile transactions of flagrant contract drafting errors that instantly reveal the drafter’s lack of familiarity with best drafting practices and damage his or her credibility. We’ll make practical and imminently useful recommendations to help you avoid these drafting errors, improve the quality of any drafting project, and build a stronger personal brand.

In this session, you’ll learn about:

  • Why contract drafting is a core competency for virtually all lawyers;
  • How drafting competency is often neglected in the pursuit of substantive expertise;
  • How flagrant drafting errors damage a lawyer’s reputation;
  • How to recognize 8 common contract drafting practices that are actually flagrant errors; and
  • Highly practical, effective techniques to avoid these flagrant errors and significantly improve your contract drafting expertise.
REGISTRATION FEES
» MSBA Standard Member: $65
» CLE Club Members: $51
» Non-Members: $80


Members of the judiciary are not eligible for free registration to this program. Please call the
MSBA at (207) 622-7554 with questions.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER 
Lenné Eidson Espenschied practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia for 25 years, focusing on corporate and transactional representation of technology-based businesses. Now, she is a national speaker who has trained thousands of lawyers in the U.S. and Canada in the art of legal drafting through continuing legal education seminars for bar associations, law firms, and corporate legal departments. She is the author of two books published by the American Bar Association: Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (ABA Fundamentals, 2 nd Ed. 2015) and The Grammar and Writing Handbook for Lawyers (ABA Fundamentals, 2011).After graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law magna cum laude, Ms. Espenschied began her legal practice in the Atlanta office of Sutherland; she also served as Senior Counsel in the legal department of Bank of America before  opening her own law office. As law professor, Ms. Espenschied taught commercial law, contracts, and contract drafting.

WHAT IS A SIMULIVE REPLAY
A Simulive Replay is a pre-recorded presentation that is scheduled to replay at a certain time and date. The presenters of these programs are available during the replay to take your written questions. These programs must be watched at the scheduled time and date in order to receive credit.


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