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Contract Drafting Errors That Cause Litigation


What types of contractual provisions get litigated most frequently? Which drafting errors appear most often in ambiguous contract cases? Our speaker conducted a methodical survey of 50 state and federal ambiguous contract cases decided in 2021 to determine the answers to these questions (and others).

In this fast-paced and imminently practical program, using data and examples distilled from recent cases, you learn which provisions are more likely to be litigated when a breach occurs and which errors cause the most litigation.

From this program, you also learn how to avoid the most common errors and how to draft leases, contracts and agreements more confidently.

INCLUDED SESSIONS

  • How Courts Assess Ambiguity
  • Examples of Embarrassing Errors Good Lawyers Made With Definitions That Caused Litigation in 2021 Cases
  • Examples of the 5 Most Common Phrasing Patterns That Cause Litigation

DETAILS
Rebroadcast
Monday, August 1, 2022 (Original Live Webcast Date: February 15, 2022)
12:55–4:20 PM

AGENDA
Click here to view the full program agenda.

SPEAKERS

  • Lenné Eidson Espenschied, Lenné Espenschied Continuing Legal Education, Saint Simons Island, GA

PLANNED BY
NCBA CLE Department

APPROVED CREDIT
North Carolina: 3.00 MCLE Hours

PROGRAM PRICING
See pricing below. Discounts may be available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 919.677.0561 for details.