ABCNY Seminar Focus: Form And Substance Of Contract Drafting

Saturday, July 1, 2006 - 00:00

The Association of the Bar of the City of New York this month will present a CLE seminar titled Real World Document Drafting: Form, Style & Substance.

The session will take place on Thursday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the House of the Association, 42 West 44th Street, New York City.

This program integrates the legal principles, skills, and experience related to negotiating and drafting a range of contracts. It explores the underlying principles of contract law that apply to specific contract provisions and considers alternative ways to resolve issues in the document negotiation process. The focus is on producing readily comprehended legal documents that can serve as roadmaps for business relationships and can reduce the possibility of related litigation.

Throughout the day, the instructor will respond to participant comments and questions. The last half-hour of the program will be devoted to a discussion of ethics and professional responsibility issues in document drafting.

The instructor is Marvin Garfinkel, WolfBlock.

For details on available CLE credits and program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (212) 382-6663 or visit