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Give your team an impactful, dynamic learning experience with our live, interactive workshops—all available virtually

We can teach anything remotely—both online and classroom teaching are in our DNA!

We're an innovative provider of online training founded by a law school clinical professor, who was chair elect of the AALS Section on Teaching Methods and co-founded the AALS Section on Technology, Law & Legal Education (also serving as its chair).

We pride ourselves on being tech forward, without being tech distracted. Our main objective will always be accomplishing your learning goals, and we will find (or build!) the best tools to do just that.

Our Workshops

Transactional Bootcamp

Build strong foundations—develop professional mindsets and skills for success as a junior transactional associate.

Length: Two days

Example use case: First-year transactional attorneys (e.g., as part of an orientation program)

Agenda

    Part I

  • What's the Deal?
    Seminar on big picture view of deal timelines, including goals, roles, and tasks
  • Taking Ownership
    Navigate deal scenarios to tease out how to "take ownership" as a junior associate
  • Listening for Concerns, Goals & Preferences
    Practice active listening in realistic deal scenarios
  • What Matters?
    Identify questions to ask stakeholders to support junior associate work on a deal
  • Reviewing a Contract in Context
    Apply discussed tactics and techniques for reviewing a contract for stakeholder concerns, in a realistic simulation
  • Drafting a Contract to Values
    Apply discussed tactics and techniques for drafting a contract to meet stakeholder concerns, in a realistic simulation

    Part II

  • Transactional Contracts
    Seminar on contract structure, provisions, and drafting
  • Drafting Exercise
    Working in small teams, prepare a draft of a contract in a realistic simulation
  • Transactional Negotiation
    Seminar on negotiation theory, strategies, and tactics, applied to transactional work
  • Negotiation Exercise
    Teams negotiate contract issues and langauge, based on drafts from drafting exercise
  • Bootcamp Reflections & Handoff to Practice
    Reflect on big takeaways from the Bootcamp to identify how they transfer to practice

Michael provided us good advice—from what to do when you miss a deadline, to contract drafting and negotiations. [I] will be able to use the things that I learned when I am back in the office."

First-year Attorney
AmLaw 100 Firm

I think we all appreciated how smoothly the program was run and the variety of activities. Thank you for a great experience!"

First-year Attorney
AmLaw 100 Firm

Transactional Workshop

Improve contract drafting, analysis, and negotiation skills through this simulative workshop.

Length: One day

Example use cases

  • Summer associate program
  • Pre-law program (e.g., a diversity fellowship program)
  • First-year transactional attorneys

Agenda

    Part I - Contract Drafting

  • Discussion on contract drafting principles and best practices
  • Small group exercise drafting a confidentiality agreement

    Part II - Contract Negotiation

  • Discussion on contract negotiation principles and best practices
  • Small group exercise negotiating a confidentiality agreement from Part I

Drafting Across Deal Areas

Expose summers and juniors to different practice areas and how they work together through this case study.

Length: Two hours

Example use cases

  • Summer associate program
  • Pre-law program (e.g., a diversity fellowship program)
  • First-year transactional attorneys

Agenda

  • Introduction to Reps & Warranties in M&A Purchase Agreements (including relationship with diligence and disclosure schedules)
  • Rep & Warranty Review Exercise: Practice Area Breakouts (e.g., general corporate/M&A, real estate, IP/data, tax, labor & employment, finance/banking)
  • Debrief

Advanced Contract Drafting

Improve drafting skills, leveraging collective experiences and reviewing and revising specific language from real-world contract examples.

Length: Two hours

Example use case: Mid-level/senior transactional attorneys (e.g., over a working lunch)

Agenda

  • Working in small groups, review realistic contract excerpts for drafting pitfalls and revise to address
  • Convening as a full group, work through suggested solutions and best practices for addressing pitfalls contained in each example
  • Participants leave with a list of prepared contract drafting pitfalls and best practices keyed to the workshop exercises

Advanced Negotiation Workshop

Improve negotiation skills, leveraging collective experiences and practicing with realistic scenarios.

Length: Two hours

Example use case: Mid-level/senior transactional attorneys (e.g., over a working lunch)

Agenda

  • Working in small groups, negotiate deal terms in a realistic deal scenario
  • Convening as a full group, work through approaches and outcomes to discern best practices and key takeaways
  • Participants leave with a list of prepared transactional negotiation pitfalls and best practices keyed to the workshop exercises

Design Jam

Engage stakeholders in a faciliated design process for generating new solutions with buy-in, while learning design thinking.

Length: Three hours

Example use cases

  • Summer associate program
  • Law firm committee work
  • Law firm partner retreat

Agenda

  • Discovery
    Teams interview stakeholders to learn their perspective (including goals and concerns) on the workshop topic
  • Definition
    Teams turn discovery insights into a defined problem (or opportunity) statement to address
  • Ideation
    Teams brainstorm ideas for adddressing their problem statement
  • Prototype
    Teams build a rough draft solution for stakeholders to experience and provide reactions
  • Iteration
    Teams receive feedback from stakeholders on prototypes and update prototypes based on that feedback
  • Present
    Teams give an "elevator pitch" presentation of their updated prototype to the entire workshop

Length: Two days

Example use case: First-year transactional attorneys (e.g., as part of an orientation program)

Agenda

    Part I

  • What's the Deal?
    Seminar on big picture view of deal timelines, including goals, roles, and tasks
  • Taking Ownership
    Navigate deal scenarios to tease out how to "take ownership" as a junior associate
  • Listening for Concerns, Goals & Preferences
    Practice active listening in realistic deal scenarios
  • What Matters?
    Identify questions to ask stakeholders to support junior associate work on a deal
  • Reviewing a Contract in Context
    Apply discussed tactics and techniques for reviewing a contract for stakeholder concerns, in a realistic simulation
  • Drafting a Contract to Values
    Apply discussed tactics and techniques for drafting a contract to meet stakeholder concerns, in a realistic simulation

    Part II

  • Transactional Contracts
    Seminar on contract structure, provisions, and drafting
  • Drafting Exercise
    Working in small teams, prepare a draft of a contract in a realistic simulation
  • Transactional Negotiation
    Seminar on negotiation theory, strategies, and tactics, applied to transactional work
  • Negotiation Exercise
    Teams negotiate contract issues and langauge, based on drafts from drafting exercise
  • Bootcamp Reflections & Handoff to Practice
    Reflect on big takeaways from the Bootcamp to identify how they transfer to practice

Michael provided us good advice—from what to do when you miss a deadline, to contract drafting and negotiations. [I] will be able to use the things that I learned when I am back in the office."

First-year Attorney
AmLaw 100 Firm

I think we all appreciated how smoothly the program was run and the variety of activities. Thank you for a great experience!"

First-year Attorney
AmLaw 100 Firm

Length: One day

Example use cases

  • Summer associate program
  • Pre-law program (e.g., a diversity fellowship program)
  • First-year transactional attorneys

Agenda

    Part I - Contract Drafting

  • Discussion on contract drafting principles and best practices
  • Small group exercise drafting a confidentiality agreement

    Part II - Contract Negotiation

  • Discussion on contract negotiation principles and best practices
  • Small group exercise negotiating a confidentiality agreement from Part I

Length: Two hours

Example use cases

  • Summer associate program
  • Pre-law program (e.g., a diversity fellowship program)
  • First-year transactional attorneys

Agenda

  • Introduction to Reps & Warranties in M&A Purchase Agreements (including relationship with diligence and disclosure schedules)
  • Rep & Warranty Review Exercise: Practice Area Breakouts (e.g., general corporate/M&A, real estate, IP/data, tax, labor & employment, finance/banking)
  • Debrief

Length: Two hours

Example use case: Mid-level/senior transactional attorneys (e.g., over a working lunch)

Agenda

  • Working in small groups, review realistic contract excerpts for drafting pitfalls and revise to address
  • Convening as a full group, work through suggested solutions and best practices for addressing pitfalls contained in each example
  • Participants leave with a list of prepared contract drafting pitfalls and best practices keyed to the workshop exercises

Length: Two hours

Example use case: Mid-level/senior transactional attorneys (e.g., over a working lunch)

Agenda

  • Working in small groups, negotiate deal terms in a realistic deal scenario
  • Convening as a full group, work through approaches and outcomes to discern best practices and key takeaways
  • Participants leave with a list of prepared transactional negotiation pitfalls and best practices keyed to the workshop exercises

Length: Three hours

Example use cases

  • Summer associate program
  • Law firm committee work
  • Law firm partner retreat

Agenda

  • Discovery
    Teams interview stakeholders to learn their perspective (including goals and concerns) on the workshop topic
  • Definition
    Teams turn discovery insights into a defined problem (or opportunity) statement to address
  • Ideation
    Teams brainstorm ideas for adddressing their problem statement
  • Prototype
    Teams build a rough draft solution for stakeholders to experience and provide reactions
  • Iteration
    Teams receive feedback from stakeholders on prototypes and update prototypes based on that feedback
  • Present
    Teams give an "elevator pitch" presentation of their updated prototype to the entire workshop