Class #04 Chapters 3 and 4 (legislative drafting and rules of interpretation)

Case re Signing in Representative Capacity

  • Williamson v. Bertino, 685 So.2d 93 (Fla. 4th DCA 1997)

Contract Cases re Parol Evidence

  • Bond v. Hewitt, 149 So. 606 (Fla. 1933)
  • Centennial Mortgage, Inc. v. SG/SC, Ltd., 772 So.2d 564 (Fla. 1st DCA 2000)
  • Herrin v. Abbe, 46 So. 183 (Fla. 1908)
  • Okeechobee Resorts, L.L.C. v. E Z Cash Pawn, Inc., 145 So.3d 989 (Fla. 4th DCA 2014)

Bryan Garner

Contract Examples

Some Sample Template Clauses

Signatures Form

Wordperfect Help – Columbia University

Wordperfect for Windows


Assignment #4

Contract Drafting

Contract for Sale of Drone


In-Class Drafting and Editing Exercise for 2/12/2020 class:

    1. Draft a 5-page contract for sale and purchase of a drone. You may use the Airbus contract as a model, but use your own words
    2. Name your Word file: “[your last name] Drone contract d1 [date]”.
    3. Do not place your name in the document itself, just in the filename.
    4. Email the file as an attachment to .

Out-of-Class Reading and Drafting Exercise (due Tuesday 2/18/2020):

    1. Read and study Chapters 5 and 6  (drafting ethics and drafting overview)
    2. Complete drafting your contract for sale of a drone.
      1. Name the file: “[your last name] Drone contract d2 [date]”.
      2. Email the file as an attachment to .