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Boiled Up in Boilerplate Contract Provisions: Creating Careful Contracts


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Faculty:
Claude Ducloux
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1 Hour
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Description

60 minute PowerPoint presentation covering the dangers of using “my old form” for standard contract provisions, and discussion of numerous ethical situations and implications of negligent drafting, which will include:

  • Defining boilerplate, examples, and usage;
  • Strategies for ensuring that both the lawyer and client understand the effects;
  • The necessity for consideration if additional provisions expand duties;
  • The Danger of Choice of Law provisions;
  • Torts under Choice of Law;
  • Use of Waivers, and additional dispute resolution requirements like arbitration;
  • Defining damages, consequential and otherwise, profits, and indemnity;
  • Ruined by Severability Clause of Merger Clauses to change the agreement;
  • Ethical rules and specific ethical situations related to contracts;
  • Strategies to protect yourself and final advice; and
  • Best Practices

Credits


State Bar of California Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .5 hour Ethics. 


State Bar of Hawaii Credit Statement (Under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Hawaii, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to .5 hour Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of Hawaii.


State Bar of Maine Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Maine, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to .5 hours Ethics.


Maryland State Bar

Certificate to show completion only.  MCLE is not required in Maryland.


State Bar of Missouri Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes .6 hours Ethics.  


State Bar of Nevada Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .5 hour Ethics.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


Nonspecific Certificate of Attendance

Certificate of Completion only: 1.0 hours training completed. Sponsor has not sought accreditation.


State Bar of Pennsylvania Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which .5 hour is for General credit, which includes .5 for Ethics. 


State Bar of Rhode Island Credit Statement (Note: Sponsor has not requested course accreditation)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Rhode Island, including 1.2 hours General credit, which may include up to .6 hours Ethics.


State Bar of Texas Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .5 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 



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Director of Education

Lawpay


Attorney at Law, Board Certified in Civil Trial and Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization; LawPay’s Director of Education, Ethics and State Compliance.

Claude E. Ducloux is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial-Related topics. In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE, and has been invited to speak in more than 250 programs in since Jan 1, 2009, and serving as course director of numerous institutes and advanced courses. Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.


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