Construction Law, Drafting, & Negotiation



This course introduces students - in the context of theory, simulated practice, and integrated professionalism - to construction law and transactional drafting. It addresses client interviewing, negotiation, legal writing, and transactional drafting in the context of issues that arise during the practice of construction law.

The class also addresses the specialized contracts used in the construction industry, as well as claims, disputes, sureties, and alternative dispute resolution.

Students will interview a potential client, draft an opinion letter related to a construction dispute, and negotiate and draft an agreement relating to a construction project.