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Boiled Up in “Boilerplate” – Crafting Contracts Navigating Ethical Challenges and Pitfalls


Average Rating:
   588
Available Credit:
Ethics |  General
Faculty:
Claude Ducloux
Duration:
1 Hour 06 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Type:
On Demand
License:
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


Description

Join LawPay's Director of Education, Claude Ducloux, in this informative one-hour CLE webinar as he delves into the perils of relying on outdated contract templates and the ethical considerations associated with negligent drafting. Claude will cover key topics, including defining boilerplate, strategies for ensuring mutual understanding, and the importance of considering additional provisions that may expand legal duties. Gain valuable insights into the dangers of choice of law provisions, torts implications, and the use of waivers and dispute resolution requirements. This session will equip you with a comprehensive understanding of damages, indemnity, and ethical rules surrounding contracts, along with practical strategies to safeguard yourself and invaluable advice on best practices for effective contract provisions.

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 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 .6 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 General credit.


The Florida Bar Credit Statement There are 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours are General credit, which includes .6 hours Ethics. 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. 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.


Idaho 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.


Illinois Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hrs total CLE credit available, of which 1.0 hours are Ethics credit.  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 credit, which includes .50 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.
Maryland State Bar

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


State Bar of Mississippi

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


Montana Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) total CLE credit, of which .50 hour(s) is General credit and .50 hour(s) is Ethics credit.


Nebraska Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) total CLE credit available, which includes .67 hour(s) Ethics credit.  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 is 1.2 hours of CLE credit, of which 1.2 hours is Ethics credit. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion.


New Mexico Credit Statement

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


State Bar of New York (under Approved Jurisdiction Policy)

This activity may qualify for up to 1.2 hour toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of New York, of which 1.2 hours is General credit, which includes .6 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. 


North Dakota Credit Statement

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


Ohio Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) total CLE credit, of which .50 hour(s) is General credit and includes .50 hour(s) Attorney Professional Conduct hours. 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. 


Oregon Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours CLE credit, including .50 hours General credit and .50 hours Ethics credit.  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 1.0 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 .6 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 for General credit, which includes .50 for Ethics.


Vermont Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hour(s) total CLE credit, which qualifies as .50 hour(s) General credit and .50 hour(s) 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. 


Washington Credit Statement

There is 1.0 hours CLE credit, which includes .50 hours General credit and .50 hours Ethics credit.  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 .6 hours Ethics. You will receive the activity number on your certificate, issued upon completion. 


Wisconsin Credit Statement

There is 1.2 hour(s) total CLE credit, which includes 1.2 hour(s) Ethics credit.


State Bar of Wyoming Credit Statement

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



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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 nationally 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 500 programs since January 1, 2016. Claude has served as course director and creator of numerous CLE 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.  He is a board-certified civil trial and appellate attorney in Texas.