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Business Contracts: A Paralegal's Ultimate Guide

  • 04/16/2020
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

REGISTER: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Business-Contracts-A-Paralegal-s-Ultimate-Guide/Video-Webcast/85233ER_ARBPCE398700000?pt=1

Program Description

Essential Skills for the Corporate Paralegal

Drafting, reviewing and maintaining solid business contracts are crucial duties for corporate paralegals. This course will highlight the essential legal elements of contracts and then build upon that foundation. Build your contract drafting skills as well as your ability to effectively review and maintain contracts - register today! 

  • Understand key contract terminology and definitions of essential legal elements. 
  • Build your contract drafting skills with practical checklists and sample language that you can reference later
  • Learn how to effectively review and maintain contracts.
  • Refine your writing: discover what you might be doing wrong and examine how to draft clear and error-free contracts.

This is a rebroadcast of the original webcast delivered by Julie D. Copley, Michael D. Cross Jr. and Daniel S. Welytok on August 21, 2019. Faculty will be available to answer your questions after the program.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course is designed to give attendees the knowledge they need to effectively draft and assist in the negotiation of business contracts. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Essential Elements of Business Contracts
  2. Initial Business Contract Considerations - Practical How-to's (with Real-World Examples)
  3. Walking Through Key Business Contracts (with Checklists and Samples)
  4. Drafting General Provisions (with Checklists and Samples)
  5. Reviewing/Maintaining Contracts - Best Practices and Tips
  6. Language Landmines, Problematic Words, Phrases and Other Issues
  7. Ethics

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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