Bibliographic Details

Contract drafting : powerful prose in transactional practice / Lenné Eidson Espenschied.

Author / Creator Espenschied, Lenné Eidson.
Imprint Chicago : American Bar Association, c2010.
Description xvii, 311 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series ABA fundamentals
ABA fundamentals.
Subject Contracts -- United States -- Language.
Legal composition.
Contracts -- Language.
Legal composition.
United States.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7932425
ISBN 9781604427950 (alk. paper)
1604427957 (alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
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