Putting it All on Paper: Drafting Contracts

April 4, 2014 Drafting a contract, or, as some would put it, drafting a document that memorializes an agreement, is one of the essential skills of being a lawyer.  It is, however, a skill that is seldom taught in law school as a part of the writing courses required for all students.  The goal of(…)

Packed With Vitamins, Minerals – and an Arbitration Clause!

Many consumer-product companies invite customers to subscribe to an e-newsletter or offer discount coupons on their websites. Sometimes, a customer is given the opportunity to subscribe to a mailing list when visiting the retailer’s brick-and-mortar stores. These newsletters are an effective way of getting promotional information out to potential customers who have already expressed an(…)

Where Will Your Downloads Go After You’re Gone?

“That’s all I want, that’s all you need in life, is a little place for your stuff, ya know. . . That’s all your house is: a place to keep your stuff. If you didn’t have so much stuff, you wouldn’t need a house. You could just walk around all the time.”—George Carlin We all(…)


Today, you’ve become one of those fabulously lucky people we’re always hearing about.  While playing in a local golf tournament, you hit a hole-in-one!  You did this in full view of the other members of your group, so you have plenty of witnesses to back you up when you tell the story.  To top it(…)