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Overview

9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (3.00 hr)
This short course on contract drafting essentials examines fundamental concepts in contract drafting, different approaches to contract drafting, and how to analyze your contract through the eyes of a litigator and jury. Join Carol Mattick and more as they walk you through each step of the process.

If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast. Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time!

Event Schedule

  • Time
    Credit
    Subject
    Speaker
  • Monday Morning, Sep. 14, 2020
  • 9:30 am
    1.00 hr
    Fundamental Concepts in Contract Drafting

    Carol Bavousett Mattick, Carol Bavousett Mattick, PLLC - San Antonio and Austin, TX

    Using settled case law as the foundation, walk through the key considerations and steps in drafting and executing contracts, from early considerations given and received, to the consent, delivery, and execution of an enforceable contract. In addition, understand when and why certain concepts and provisions should be included and how best to operationalize them, including protection of IP and confidential information, insurance coverage provisions, non-compete provisions, dispute resolution provisions, limits on liability, and the construction and scope of boilerplate language.
  • 10:30 am
    Break

  • 10:45 am
    1.00 hr
    Approaches to Contract Drafting 

    Commentator:
    Carol Bavousett Mattick, Carol Bavousett Mattick, PLLC - San Antonio and Austin, TX
    Christina Marshall, Haynes and Boone LLP - Dallas, TX

    A discussion on different approaches to contract drafting, and the different processes or techniques one can utilize to answer key considerations for each situation, including the economics of the business relationship, how all of the documents in the deal affect or relate to each other, a tally of the events/agreements between the parties, summaries of key provisions and keeping your client informed throughout the process, and more.
  • 11:45 am
    Break

  • 12:00 pm
    1.00 hr
    Analyzing Your Contract Through the Eyes of a Litigator and Jury

    Commentator:
    Carol Bavousett Mattick, Carol Bavousett Mattick, PLLC - San Antonio and Austin, TX
    Ladd Hirsch, Winstead PC - Austin, TX
    Patrick D. Keating, Keating Brown PLLC - Richardson, TX

    Examine the common causes of action coming out of a breach of contract, review the state statutory and case law regarding common contract provisions, and understand different perspectives of the transactional attorney and the litigator on the same agreement so that you can ask and answer important questions that may change the drafting of the agreement in the first place.
  • 1:00 pm
    Adjourn

Conference Faculty

Ladd Hirsch

Winstead PC
Austin, TX

Patrick D. Keating

Keating Brown PLLC
Richardson, TX

Christina Marshall

Haynes and Boone LLP
Dallas, TX

Carol Bavousett Mattick

Carol Bavousett Mattick, PLLC
San Antonio and Austin, TX

Credit Info

MCLE Credit
UT Law CLE will report credit to the State Bar of Texas on your behalf. If you are claiming credit in the last week of your birth month, self-report your credit directly to the State Bar of Texas at texasbar.com. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Self-report your CLE credit directly to the State Bar of California at calbar.ca.gov. Print and keep the Certificate of Completion for your records. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon claiming credit.
Note on Self-Reporting Your Credits in Another State
If you wish to satisfy MCLE or other professional education requirements in another state for a program offered by the University of Texas School of Law, please check with the state bar or other licensing authority in that state to ensure it will qualify for self-reporting your credits.

To claim Other States MCLE credit, Other States credit option must be selected PRIOR to viewing the live webcast. Upon claiming credit, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.

This accreditation requires attendance verification. UT Law CLE monitors and records attendee responses to questions that randomly appear during the live webcast presentation. The response record is detailed on the Certificate of Completion .

MCLE credit is presented based on a 60-minute credit hour.

Key Dates

STUDIO WEBCAST – Sep 14, 2020
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