Class #01 8/19/20 Introduction to Drafting the “Contract That Stays Out of Court”

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Assignment #1

In-class drafting assignment to do during a breakout session: 

  • Facts: John Doe and Mary Smith settle their lawsuit in mediation by John agreeing to pay Mary $200,000. Assume you are working as a law clerk for Mary’s lawyer. [Create additional facts as needed for this exercise.]
  • Begin drafting a settlement agreement of up to 2 pages in length.
  • Name the file:  “[student last name] Settlement agreement [date]”.
  • Self-assess the document:
      • Title
      • Parties
      • Date
      • Page numbers
      • Spelling

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