Paralegals’ legal writing skills are used in the drafting of legal documents not only in the pretrial phase of discovery but also in negotiating and settling claims between parties outside of court. In this exercise, you’ll be drafting a settlement agreement to be served on the defendants and their opposing counsel for their consideration and, hopefully, signature.
Week 5 Task
All three defendants, Andy, Alan and the park district, wish to settle the case. Your supervising attorney asks you to draft a settlement agreement that can be presented to the defendants on the case