One Simple Step, 100% Better Contract
If you’ve got an hour to invest, you can improve your contracts by 100%, because one simple step can produce powerful results. In contract drafting it's important to know which terminology is most reliable.
In this program, we'll consider 10 ways you can immediately improve your drafting simply by developing a consistent system for signaling specific legal consequences. We'll make clear, practical recommendations for structuring different kinds of provisions to help you draft more confidently.
Lenné Eidson Espenschied has earned her status as one of the Top 3 contract drafting speakers in the country by continually striving for excellence and providing innovative, practical, skills-based training for transactional lawyers. She practiced law in Atlanta, Georgia for 25 years, focusing on corporate and transactional representation of technology-based businesses.
She is the author of two books published by the American Bar Association: Contract Drafting: Powerful Prose in Transactional Practice (ABA Fundamentals, 3rd Ed. 2019) and The Grammar and Writing Handbook for Lawyers (ABA Fundamentals, 2011).
After graduating from the University of Georgia School of Law magna cum laude, Ms. Espenschied began her legal practice at the firm now known as Eversheds Sutherland; she also served as Senior Counsel in the legal department of Bank of America before eventually opening her own law office. As a law professor, Ms. Espenschied taught commercial law, contracts, and contract drafting. Her passion is helping lawyers acquire the skills they need to be successful in transactional practice.