My Training in Contract Language: What’s the Point?

This week I launched a new training option, Drafting Clearer Contracts: Presentation. (Go here for the relevant page of my training site; go here for the related blog post.) So I figured it might be helpful for me to summarize what I hope participants will gain from my training, whether it’s in the form of Presentation or the other option, … Read More

I’ve Scheduled My First-Ever Online Public “Drafting Clearer Contracts” Presentations

On 27 and 28 June 2023 and on 12 and 13 September 2023, I’ll be doing my first-ever online public Drafting Clearer Contracts presentations. I’ve expanded my training site to reflect that—go here for more information. These presentations are more accessible than, and offer better value than, presentations I’ve done previously. Allow me to explain. Since 2006, I’ve done hundreds … Read More

In-Person Speaking Engagements: They’re Back, But Different

Not only did the pandemic upend the speaking-engagement world, I also get the sense that things won’t be going back to the way they were. For example, one organization I’ve worked with has told me they’ve had limited demand for in-person programs, so most of their programs have remained online. That’s a drastic change from before the pandemic. Uncertainty over … Read More

New Series of “Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass” for Fall 2022

I finally got my act together and published four new series of my online course Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass. Here’s when each series begins: Wednesday, 3 August 2022, at 11:00 am ET Thursday, 1 September 2022, at noon ET Monday, 3 October 2022, at 11:00 am ET Tuesday, 1 November 2022, at noon ET For more information and to register, … Read More

“Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass” for Summer Associates

If you’re involved in organizing your firm’s summer program and are wondering what training activities you might offer, you could do worse than sign them up for their own series of my online course Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass. For more about Masterclass, go here; for testimonials, go here. If you’d like to discuss the possibilities, contact me.

Two New Series of “Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass” (Including One at a Civilized Time for Australia and China)

I’ve just posted details of two new series of Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass: Masterclass (23) begins on 11 May 2022 at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada), which would work well for participants in Australia. And China. And Singapore. And Japan. And the Philippines. You get the idea. Masterclass (24) begins on 16 June 2020 at 11:00 a.m. ET. … Read More

A Masterclass Participant on How the Course Has Helped Him with His Drafting

Sporadically I get feedback from people who have taken my online course Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass. Today the professional-development person at a law firm said to me in an email, “We’ve signed up a few of our associates this year for your Masterclass sessions with great feedback.” And here’s the review someone just posted: This is a great class. It … Read More

Check Out the New “Masterclass” Testimonials

I’ve long used anonymous testimonials, with the thought that attaching someone’s name to a testimonial is meaningless unless it’s a name that many would recognize. But with my redesigned website, that has changed. Now testimonials are linked to the person’s LinkedIn or Twitter profile and features their profile photo. I think that makes testimonials much more meaningful. I’ve now completed … Read More