Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions

Details

Course Code:
LAW 7815
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Mixed H/P/R/F or MP/R/F

Description

(Formerly Law 664) This course offers students practical preparation in the skills needed to be a great transactional lawyer. Students will learn to draft clear, effective, plain language contracts and to draft and analyze other transactional writings used to manage complex business transactions. The course provides a wide range of realistic drafting problems and interactive lectures. Students will (i) develop sensitivity to the expectations of their clients and other attorneys, (ii) sharpen their analytical skills in the context of contracts, and (iii) learn specialized research tools related to contract provisions. The class will appeal to students interested in working in a law firm and practicing transactional law (of any type) and those interested in business litigation who would like to gain an understanding of contract provisions. SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Students on the waitlist for the course will be admitted if spots are available on the basis of priority and Degree of Study. Early drop deadline: Students may not drop this course after first week of class. Corporations (Law 242) is a prerequisite for all but LLM (CGP) students. Due to an overlap in content, students may not take both Advanced Legal Writing: The Art of the Deal and Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions. Elements used in grading: Class participation, attendance, written assignments, and final paper. Important Note: All class sections with Marilyn Bautista will be graded on a Mandatory Pass/Restricted Credit/Fail basis. All class sections with Jason Meek will be graded on an Honors/Pass/Restricted Credit/Fail basis.

Current Offerings

2016-2017 Autumn

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 01 Class #29145

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

  • Room: Law272

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 02 Class #29266

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

  • Room: William H. Neukom building 102

Future Offerings

2016-2017 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 01 Class #31154

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 02 Class #31301

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2016-2017 Spring

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 01 Class #31925

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 02 Class #32040

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 7815 Section 03 Class #32053

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Past Offerings

2015-2016 Spring

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #1046

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 02 Class #58609

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 16

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2015-2016 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #1046

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2015-2016 Autumn

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #1061

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: PS -Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. PW-Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Spring

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #30076

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Winter

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #29611

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 02 Class #29612

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

2014-2015 Autumn

Advanced Legal Writing: Business Transactions LAW 664 Section 01 Class #29274

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 14

Notes: Professional Skills Requirement for Law Degree. Writing Requirement for Law Degree. Professional Writing Requirement for Law Degree.

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