Conference Materials

The Emory Center for Transactional Law and Practice is delighted to make available audio recordings and the materials from the 2010 Conference. Video recordings will be available later this summer.

Speaker Materials by Panel

Conference handouts and PowerPoint presentations are provided where available. Please click on the links to review materials.

All About the First Year of Law School

Contract Drafting in 90 Minutes

Ethical Issues in Business and the Lawyer’s Role

Exercise Showcase

Innovative Transactional Pedagogies

Interdisciplinary Transactional Courses

  • William A. Kell, UC Berkley School of Law – Plays Well with Others
  • Anthony J. Luppino, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law - Learning from the Growth of Law School-Business School Collaborations
  • Eric J. Gouvin, Western New England College School of Law
    • (No materials)
  • Robert Statchen, Western New England College School of Law 
    • (No materials)

Legal Writing Professors Morphing into Contract Drafting Professors

Lunch Roundtables

  • Karl S. Okamoto, The Earle Macke School of Law at Drexel University – The Transactional Lawyering Meet  (No Materials)
  • David East, South Texas College of Law - All about Adjuncts (No Materials) ­
  • Richard K. Neumann, Hofstra University School of Law – Challenges of Legal Writing Professors Who Teach Contract Drafting and How to Meet Them (No Materials)


New Ways to Teach Drafting and Drafting Ethics

Outcomes and Assessment

Simulations in Clinics, Contract Drafting, and Upper-level Courses

  • Danny Bogart, Chapman University School of Law – Commercial Lease Practice Simulation – Tenant’s Review of Lease
  • David Epstein, New York Law School – Simulations in Contract Drafting
  • Carole Heyward, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law – Simulations in Clinics
  • Helen Scott, New York University School of Law –  Simulations in Upper-level Courses (No Materials)

Teaching Transactional Skills and Law in an International Context

  • Deborah Burand, University of Michigan Law School – Early Lessons in Launching an International Transactions Clinic
  • Peter Linzer, University of Houston Law Center – Teaching an International Contracting Simulation Course (No materials)
  • Kojo Yelpaala, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law – Planning and Strategy in International Transactions

 Teaching Transactional Skills and Tasks Other than Contract Drafting

Teaching Contract Drafting Using Real Contracts

Transactional Centers and Certificate Programs

  • John J. Worley, South Texas College of Law (No materials)
  • Sherry Porter, Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law
  • Karl S. Okamoto, The Earle Macke School of Law at Drexel University (No materials)

 Upper-level Courses:  Three Exemplars