Boiled Up in "Boilerplate" Contract Provisions: Creating Careful Contracts

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In this one-hour CLE webinar, LawPay's Director of Education, Claude Ducloux, will explore the dangers of using “my old form” for standard contract provisions as well as numerous ethical situations and implications of negligent drafting. This presentation will cover the following:

  • Defining boilerplate, examples, and usage;
  • Strategies for ensuring that both the lawyer and client understand the effects;
  • The necessity for consideration if additional provisions expand duties;
  • The danger of choice of law provisions;
  • Torts under choice of law provisions;
  • Use of waivers and additional dispute resolution requirements like arbitration;
  • Defining damages (consequential and otherwise), profits, and indemnity;
  • Ruined by severability clause of merger clauses to change the agreement;
  • Ethical rules and specific ethical situations related to contracts;
  • Strategies to protect yourself and final advice; and
  • Best practices for contract provisions.
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