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Breaking Out of The Form: Smart Direction for Better Drafting

Level: Intermediate
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: August 22, 2022
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• Understanding the Risks in Drafting Contracts
• Drafting Contingencies that Work
• Issues with Particulars Contingency Types
• The Definitional Section
• Getting to Plain English
        - Mouthful Check        
        - One-Read Check
        - Syllable Check
• Conclusion

Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: August 22, 2022

For NY - Difficulty Level: For experienced attorneys (non-transitional)


It’s time to write contracts differently! Stuart Teicher, Esq (the “CLE Performer”) uses his unique style to explain why lawyers need to break free from the restrictions of the past — those dreaded forms. Learn about how to “think” and “organize” a transaction, explore the different parts of an agreement, get some details on financing contingencies, and explore plain English a bit as well.

This program was recorded on August 22, 2022.

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Stuart I. Teicher, Esq.

Professional Legal Educator

Stuart I. Teicher, Esq. is a professional legal educator who focuses on ethics law. A practicing attorney for over 17 years, Stuart's career is now dedicated to helping fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession. Mr. Teicher teaches seminars, provides in-house training to law firms and gives keynote speeches at conventions and association meetings. He also provides consultation and representation in attorney disciplinary matters.

Stuart helps attorneys get better at what they do (and enjoy the process) through his entertaining and educational CLE Performances. His expertise is in "Technethics," a term Stuart coined that refers to the ethical issues in social networking and other technology. Stuart also speaks about "Practical Ethics" -- those lessons hidden in the ethics rules that enhance a lawyer's practice.

Mr. Teicher is a Supreme Court appointee to the New Jersey District Ethics Committee where he investigates and prosecutes grievances filed against attorneys, an adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey where he teaches Professional Responsibility and an adjunct Professor at Rutgers University in New Brunswick where he teaches undergraduate writing courses.

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