Understanding, Drafting, & Enforcing Indemnity Agreements


The program will cover: 

  • Understanding the purposes of indemnity clauses and how they differ from hold harmless, guaranty, and surety;
  • Three types of agreements usually requiring indemnity;
  • The three components of an indemnity claim;
  • Examples and forms for numerous options, conditions, or alternatives;
  • Understanding terminology, including caps, baskets, and thresholds;
  • The importance of clear “causation” clauses (“due to” or “arising out of”);
  • Understanding what “damages” will include;
  • How waivers can work in indemnity;

Presented by Claude E. Ducloux, Esq.

Claude is an Attorney licensed in Texas, Colorado and California who speaks regularly on Legal Ethics, Law Office Management, and Trial‐Related topics. He has been honored in Texas with the profession’s highest honors in CLE, Legal Writing, Legal Ethics, and Pro Bono Service. He has been invited to speak in more than 450 programs since 2015, and has served as course director of numerous institutes and advanced CLE courses. Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.

This presentation is FREE for MSBA Members as part of the Virtual Learning Pass membership benefit! One hour of CLE credit will be offered for the surrounding MCLE states.

Course Level
Professional Area of Focus
General Practice
Business Law
CLE Field of Study
Continuing Education Legal Credit
Claude Ducloux
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Understanding, Drafting, & Enforcing Indemnity Agreements