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Boiled Up in Boilerplate Contract Provisions: Creating Careful Contracts


Average Rating:
   4.2
Faculty:
Claude Ducloux
Duration:
1 Hour 04 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
License:
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


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


Alabama Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Alaska (MCLE reciprocity may be available)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Alaska, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may include up to .50 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Arizona Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours General credit, which includes .50 hours Ethics. 


State Bar of Arkansas Credit Statement

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


State Bar of California Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. 


State Bar of Colorado Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours is General credit, which includes .60 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Connecticut Credit Statement

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Connecticut, including 1.0 hour General credit, which may  include up to .50 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Delaware Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes .50 for Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


The Florida Bar Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours is for General credit.  This activity also qualifies for 1.2 hours Business Litigation Certification credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Georgia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


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 .50 hour Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of Hawaii.


State Bar of Idaho Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is for General credit, which includes .50 for Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Illinois Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


Indiana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours General credit, which includes .50 Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of Iowa Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Kansas Credit Statement There are 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours are General credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 
State Bar of Kentucky Credit Statement

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


State Bar of Louisiana Credit Statement

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


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 .50 hours Ethics.


Maryland State Bar

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


State Bar of Minnesota Credit Statement

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


State Bar of Mississippi Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics.


State Bar of Missouri Credit Statement (On-Demand/Self-Study)

MO Bar does not accredit on-demand programs. This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hours self-study credit toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Missouri.


State Bar of Montana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Nebraska Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Nevada Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


State Bar of New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire, including 1.0 hours General credit, which may include up to .50 hours Ethics.


State Bar of New Jersey Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes .60 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of New Mexico Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics.


State Bar of New York (under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New York, of which 1.2 hours is General credit, which includes .60 hours Ethics, according to the Approved Jurisdiction Policy of New York​.


Nonspecific Certificate of Attendance

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


State Bar of North Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Ohio Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Oklahoma Credit Statement

There are 1.0 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hours are General credit, which includes .50 hours Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Oregon Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Pennsylvania Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which .50 hour is for General credit, which includes .50 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 .60 hours Ethics.


State Bar of South Carolina Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Tennessee Credit Statement There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is Dual credit.  You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
State Bar of Texas Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Utah Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit.


Vermont Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which .50 hour is General credit and .50 hour is Ethics credit.


State Bar of Virginia Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Washington Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour of CLE credit, of which 1.0 hour is General credit, which includes .50 hour Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of West Virginia Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes .60 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


State Bar of Wisconsin Credit Statement

There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit.


Wyoming Credit Statement

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



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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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