Class #05 Chapters 5 and 6 (drafting ethics and drafting overview)

Employment Agreement

Garner on Attorney’s Fees vs. Attorneys’ Fees vs. Attorney Fees vs. Attorneys Fees

Types of Entities in Florida

Entitles in FL 2001

 

 

Tech Tip

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Assignment #5

Contract Drafting

Employment Contract

  1. In-Class Drafting and Editing:
    1. Analyze section 8(a) Non-Competition of Command Center executive employment agreement at https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1140102/000135448815004666/ccni_ex101.htm then using your own words, in plain English, without ambiguities, without affecting the legal rights and duties it provides, draft a revised paragraph, considering the rules of interpretation of contracts.
    2. Name the file: “[your name] Noncompete [date]”.
    3. Email the file to jwmartin@law.stetson.edu .

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  1. Out-of-class reading and drafting assignment due Tuesday 2/25/2020:
    1. Read and study Chapters 7 and 8 (getting started and drafting within the law)
    2. Drafting:
          1. Search SEC Edgar https://searchwww.sec.gov/EDGARFSClient/jsp/EDGAR_MainAccess.jsp for an employment agreement to use as a model (try search term phrase in quotes: “hereby employs”).
          2. Send the URL address link for the model you are using to jwmartin@law.stetson.edu .
          3. Draft in your own words a 5 page employment agreement, assuming you represent the employer ABC Corporation and not the employee John C. Doe, who is its new CEO; use plain English, without ambiguities, and considering the rules of interpretation of contracts.
          4. Name the file: “[your name] Employment agreement [date]”.
          5. Email the file to jwmartin@law.stetson.edu .