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When Contracts Go Wrong: Drafting to Decision (3.0 General Participatory Credit)

Published by San Diego County Bar Association


"Offer, Consideration, Negotiation, Acceptance" is what comes to mind when many think of the contract lifecycle. Unfortunately, the last step in the contract lifecycle may not be acceptance, but rather litigation and resolution. Join us as transactional attorneys, business litigators, and the judiciary provide perspectives on contract drafting and disputes. Our expert panel will demonstrate how a contract can be and how a contract should be assessed during formation, during litigation, and how the bench views and evaluates contractual disputes.

Hon. Katherine A. Bacal
Judge - Superior Court of California
Katherine Bacal is a judge for the Superior Court of San Diego County in California. She was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in January 2008. Judge Bacal hears civil matters in an independent calendar department. Prior to taking the...More
Hon. Joel R. Wohfeil
Judge - San Diego Superior Court
Judge Joel Wohlfeil currently presides in Department 73 of the Central - Hall of Justice courthouse. Judge Wohlfeil is a member of the American Judges Association, California Judges Association, San Diego County Judges Association and American Board...More
Julie Thorpe-Lopez, Esq.
Partner - Tatro & Lopez, LLP
Julie Thorpe-Lopez is a Partner with Tatro & Lopez, LLP, and represents clients who’ve suffered personal injury as a result of-among other things-motor vehicle collisions, elder abuse, and medical malpractice. Julie also advises nonprofit and other...More
Amit Kumar, Esq.
General Counsel - Adidas Golf & Adidas Special Projects
Amit is a commercially-minded, seasoned attorney. And, he is a golfer. At adidas, he got the chance to apply his legal practice to the golf industry to help adidas Golf thrive.

He has extensive experience with high-profile consumer...More

Ethna M. Sinisi Piazza, Esq.
Partner - CKR Law
Having led multiple M&A, contract, and licensing transactions, Ethna has structured and negotiated complex matters with a focus on strategies for deal success. Her depth of experience as law firm partner, in-house, and general counsel, includes a...More
Will Marshall, Esq.
Co-founder - UBM Law Group, LLP
Will Marshall is a co-founder of UBM Law Group. He has substantial experience in corporate governance as well as drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts, including hosted and traditional software licensing agreements, supply,...More
Marissa Marxen, Esq.
Founder - Marxen Law
Marissa Marxen is the founder of Marxen Law. Ms. Marxen represents clients in general civil litigation matters, including labor and employment, construction dispute, construction defect, and personal injury litigation. Ms. Marxen is also admitted to...More

Originally Published

October 25, 2018

Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

  • When Contracts Go Wrong: Drafting to Decision - Video 1
  • When Contracts Go Wrong: Drafting to Decision - Video 2
  • When Contracts Go Wrong: Drafting to Decision - Paper

How To Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements

You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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