Understand the basic elements of a contract. Interpret such phrases as “satisfaction guaranteed,” “best efforts” and more. Understand what you are reading before you sign that contract with a manufacturer, sales rep or buyer. Know what questions to ask. Learn the key phrases common to most contracts and what they mean. Find out what should be in a contract to protect you. In this class, you will prepare your own contracts you can use when acquiring the services you need to run your apparel business.  Legal advice for $65/3 hours. A bargain!

Step 7 of PFI’s 12-part Apparel Entrepreneur Series


About the instructor: Owen Schmidt has worked more than 32 years as an attorney. He has served as Senior Counsel with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel in Portland, Ore. He was a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Oregon.  He does not speak legalese.  He knows how to make a class fun.


Owen Schmidt, contract attorney
Saturday, February 19, 10 am-1 pm
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Have a computer; you will finish class with your own contracts. By one week before your class starts, you are sent a reminder of log-in instructions and directed to go online to test your system.
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