SKILL PATH

Transactional Drafting with Ross Guberman

Develop foundational drafting skills at any experience level. Solve day-to-day drafting problems and avoid common errors and ambiguities. And have fun doing it with short, bite-sized videos and interactive practice.
Type

Skill
path

Skill level

All skill
levels

Lessons

50+
lessons

Format

Onlineand self-paced

Duration

2 to 3
months

Certificate of completion

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Transactional drafting made easy

Fill your transactional toolbox with techniques straight from the legal writing pro, Ross Guberman. Ross is the authority on drafting skills. He's led drafting workshops for the most elite firms and legal teams in the world. Now you can get that same training from the comfort of your home. 

Master the nuts and bolts

Just starting out on your transactional journey? Explore simulated contracts and learn all the building blocks for excellent drafting.

Drafting for the 21st Century

Learn how to cut clutter, create user-friendly agreements, and ensure that your drafting reflects clients' real-world needs. 

Develop drafting expertise

Develop your strategies and tactics for common drafting challenges like boilerplate and key terms.

Learn dozens of transactional skills 

Learn to draft clearly and precisely with step-by-step instruction from renowned legal training and author of Point Taken, Ross Guberman

Drafting foundations

Learn about the lifecycle of an agreement, transactional research skills, and high-level drafting strategy

Contract building blocks

Explore simulated agreements and learn about each of the key contract ingredients. 

Drafting principles

Pick up a plethora of drafting style tools that will avoid ambiguity and improve readability. 

Hone your usage

Practice your writing usage skills to avoid common pitfalls that most practitioners fall into. 

Develop advanced skills

Explore tactics for common challenges like expressions of time, material terms, provisos, formulas, and much more. 

Drafting simulations

Take your drafting skills to the next level with simulations based on real contract disputes. 

Transactional drafting made easy

It's time to level up your legal drafting skills.
50+
LESSONS
15+
SIMULATIONS
1
CERTIFICATE

Course contents

About Ross

Kick your writing up a notch with Ross Guberman, author of Point Made, the creator of BriefCatch, and the trainer of new federal judges.
Ross Guberman is the president of Legal Writing Pro LLC and the founder of BriefCatch LLC. From Alaska and Hawaii to Paris and Hong Kong, Ross has conducted thousands of workshops on three continents for prominent law firms, judges, agencies, corporations, and associations. His workshops are among the highest rated in the world of professional legal education.
Ross’s Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation’s Top Advocates is an Amazon bestseller that reviewers have praised as a “tour de force” and “a must for the library of veteran litigators.” Ross also wrote Point Taken: How to Write Like the World’s Greatest Judges, which Court Review called “the best book . . . by far . . . about judicial writing.” He coauthored Deal Struck: The World’s Best Drafting Tips with Gary Karl and created the online contracts editor ContractCatch.
Ross’s newest product, BriefCatch, is a first-of-its-kind editing add-in. Its devoted users include lawyers, firms, judges, and courts around the world. BriefCatch was named one of TechnoLawyer’s Top 10 Legal Tech Products of the year.

About Write.law

We are on a mission to make legal skills training effective, easy to use, and engaging.
Write.law’s core goal is to help attorneys see real results in their skills training. We spent years studying and compiling science-backed and effective legal writing, practice, and technology skills used by the world's best lawyers. Then we built workshops and interactive courses using the latest educational science so that lawyers can learn new skills step-by-step. 
Our training is headed by Professor Joe Regalia and our legal skills team. Professor Regalia graduated first in his class at the University of Michigan Law School, clerked for federal trial and appellate courts, practiced at AmLaw 100 firms, and serves on the faculty at the William S. Boyd School of Law—the number one ranked law school for legal writing skills and research. Joe regularly leads training for leading firms and organizations, including Fortune 500 companies, the Department of Justice, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals. 
Our workshops and self-paced training are interactive, engaging, and results-driven. Our platform offers the largest library of legal skills training in the world. And our hybrid model of live and on-demand learning can replace or enhance nearly every aspect of your training program. 

Our amazing clients

What people are saying

Thanks to Write.law's innovative approach, I improved my legal writing and am now an intellectual property associate at a top firm.
Nancy Snow, Bayramoglu Law Offices LLC
Write.law is an outstanding platform. It is accessible, resource-rich, affordable, and—dare I say it—fun.
Linda Mercurio, Associate Professor at Howard Community College
Write.law's training fundamentally changed my legal writing. My first drafts got better and I finished them faster.
Alex Velto,Associate Attorney at Hutchison & Steffen LLP

Why transactional drafting matters

Whatever your practice, transactional skills are more important than ever. Crafting clear agreements that clients and courts can understand will give you an edge. 
  • Impress clients and colleagues with clearer drafting
  • Protect clients with precise writing
  • Develop your transactional writing and strategy
Trust that you are learning proven techniques from one of the top transactional drafting trainers in the world. 
Enjoy your transactional practice more with techniques and tactics you can bring to any agreement. 

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