The 26th Annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

March 18, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This May, West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar returns to Anaheim, California. Approximately 1500 attendees attend each year in legal, contractor, builder, insurance, subcontractor, and other communities. The seminar includes keynote addresses, panels, breakout sessions, exhibition hall, and networking opportunities.

May 9th-10th, 2019
Disneyland Hotel
1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim, California 92802

NBI Seminar: Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers

March 7, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

After completion of this one-day seminar, attendees will be able to Anticipate which construction contract provisions will cause difficulties down the road in order to negotiate them in your client's favor;
Disentangle complex change order payment matters that arise from oral change orders, additional work and more; Confidently determine which construction project delays are compensable and which are non-compensable, and more. This advanced-level seminar is suitable for Attorneys, Architects, Construction Professionals, Engineers, Insurance Professionals, Real Estate Developers, and Paralegals.

March 26th, 2019
Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek
2440 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference

February 27, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The Groundbreaking Women in Construction conference (GWIC) is for women and men in all construction sectors—architecture, engineering, consulting, contracting, supplier-vendors and related businesses, and in all career fields and levels, to expand their understanding of workplace interactions, key industry issues and better talent management. This annual conference presented by ENR and in partnership with Peckar & Abramson, P.C., is comprised of Keynote Addresses, Panel Discussions, Breakout Sessions, and more.

May 23rd-24th, 2019
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

Sherman & Howard’s Annual Construction Law Seminar

February 19, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This one-day seminar will cover Liquidated Damages, Contract Termination, New Contracting Issues, Legislative Update, OSHA, Arbitration, Contracting with the City and County of Denver, and more topics.

March 15th, 2019
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80216

Tucson ABA Insurance Coverage Seminar Coming Soon

February 11, 2019
Tred R. Eyerly - Insurance Law Hawaii

The dates for this year's ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar in Tucson are February 27 to March 2, 2019. Again this year, the seminar promises to provide cutting edge CLE programming and many networking opportunities. I will be on a panel addressing "Changing Climate, Changing Risks and Policies," with my esteemed colleagues, Rina Carmel, Esq., Karin S. Aldama, Esq., and Demetrius E. Rush, Esq.

Registration information is here. If you have any interest in coverage issues, this is the event to attend.

NBI Seminar: Real Estate Law Boot Camp

February 6, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar will cover topics such as real estate transactions; gain an understanding of title and title insurance; delve into the basics of easement, boundary, land use issues and much more. Attendees will include Attorneys, Real Estate Agents/Brokers, Title Professionals, Lending Professionals, Engineers, Surveyors, and Paralegals.

February 11th-12th, 2019
Town & Country Inn and Suites
2008 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407

The Seminar Group's Insurance in the Construction Industry

January 28, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This two-day Seminar Group event will provide information on understanding the legal and regulatory framework within the insurance industry. Topics include Recent Case Law Update, Judge’s Perspective on Construction and Insurance Issues, Duty to Defend, and many others.

March 12th-13th, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Midtown / Homewood Suites
97 10th Street NW
(Corner of 10th ST NW and Williams ST NW)
Atlanta, GA 30309

Insurance in the Construction Industry

January 21, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

Insurance for Construction Claims impacts all demographics, all organizations, and all businesses whether public or private. Understanding the present state of the insurance industry is important not only for insurance professionals, but for anyone who owns property, conducts business, or operates in a public setting. This program will give you the tools you need to understand the evolving Construction Insurance Industry, from Case Law Updates to current complex issues such as Duty to Defend, Duty to Settle, Coverage for Continuing Damage, Additional Insured Endorsements, and OCIPs, CCIPs, WRAPs and Non-Traditional Insurance.

March 12th-13th, 2019
97 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Legal Aspects of Construction Contracts

January 15, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This two-day course focuses exclusively on the legal environment and the legal aspects of contracting for construction projects. At the conclusion of this event, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and describe construction-specific legal provisions,
  • List various contracts likely to be a part of any construction project,
  • Explain and apply contract clauses specific to construction,
  • List potential risk to organization and agencies and propose mitigation, and
  • Navigate construction contracts to ensure your company/organization's interests are served.

July 10th-11th, 2019
Texas LBJ School
2315 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712

5th Annual California Construction Law Seminar

January 9, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar will cover the latest developments and issues that needed to understand how to complete a successful project. The conference will cover the following topics: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Computer / Software / Internet, Construction, Contracts, Drugs / Narcotics, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Technology. Attendees will include contractors, subcontractors, owners (public and private), attorneys, construction managers, bond program managers, surety representatives, architects, and engineers.

March 6th-7th, 2019
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
1707 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401

A Practical Guide to the Davis-Bacon Act

January 2, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

A special one-day program for those involved with Government contract labor and wage requirements— personnel professionals, contract managers, compliance officials, legal counsel and financial personnel. Attendees will learn In-depth analysis of the Act’s requirements regarding wage rates and their impact on your daily activities, Dispute and problem resolution, Analyses of pending and proposed legislative initiatives, and Effective compliance procedures.

April 12, 2019
Hyatt Place Denver Downtown
440 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202

DRI Construction Law and Litigation Skills Workshops

December 19, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Voice of the Defense Bar is hosting two workshops in April of next year: Construction Law and Litigation Skills. Attendees of the Construction Law workshop include construction professionals, attorneys, and insurance professionals. The Litigation Skills workshop will include one-on-one as well as group exercises.

April 10th, 2019
Caesars Palace
3570 South Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

100th Annual AGC Convention

December 11, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Associated General Contractor’s annual convention is coming to Denver next spring. This centennial event will feature 15 education breakout sessions, keynote presentations, and more than 125 companies in the AGC Equipment, Technology & Construction Solutions Expo. Attendees of the conference will include construction superintendents, project managers and senior executives.

April 1st-4th, 2019
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street
Denver, Colorado 80202

ABA Webinar: Additive Manufacturing in Construction: Impacts and Emerging Issues

December 4, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This American Bar Association live webinar discusses the advancing technology and new uses for AM in construction, as well as the emerging legal issues for the industry. Topics to be covered include the construction industry’s expanding interest in AM technology, the core issues with new uses for AM in construction, and potential benefits of advancing technology for AM in construction.

January 16th, 2019

NBI Seminar: Troubleshooting Construction Project Legal Issues

November 28, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This one-day seminar presented by the National Business Institute (NBI) is relevant for Attorneys, Construction Contractors and Subcontractors, Real Estate Developers, Architects, Engineers, and Paralegals. A few of the topics to be covered are Construction Contracts: What Every Attorney and Contractor Should Know; Delays, Acceleration and Stopped Work: Proving or Disproving Liability and Calculating Damages; and Indemnity and Other Risk Transfer Clauses: Are You Picking Up the Other Guy's Tab.

December 11th, 2018
Pan American Conference and Media Center
601 Poydras Street, 11th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70170

The Society of Construction Law Annual Conference

November 21, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This one-day seminar, presented by the Society of Construction Law, include topics such as covering case law as well as the Construction Act, industry bodies and dispute resolution including adjudication, arbitration, litigation and is also experienced in alternative forms of dispute resolution.

March 8th, 2019
The Royal Armouries
Leeds in Leeds
United Kingdom

2019 Win the Storm Conference

November 14, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The WTS Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada brings together General Contractors, Roofing Contractors, Fire/Water Restoration Companies, Public Adjusters, and other Industry Entrepreneurs in the roofing and restoration insurance industries. The three-day conference will cover a variety of topics and include training as well as networking opportunities.

February 21st-23rd, 2019
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa
9777 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89183

Negotiating Project Labor Agreements: Key Terms for Managing Costs, Limiting Risks

November 6, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

Attorney Wally Zimolong is the faculty for this one-day live, CLE webinar that provides construction practitioners with practical insight into drafting project labor agreements (PLAs). The panelist will discuss key contract provisions for owners, contractors and labor providers and best practices for avoiding pitfalls in their use in public and private construction projects, including what a municipality and a union can legally do through a PLA and what is not legal under a PLA.

Live Webinar
November 29th, 2018

ABA Conference: Public Construction Projects: Not Always a Hollywood Ending

October 30, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This American Bar Association (ABA) 2019 meeting will include a series of plenary sessions and workshops as well as networking opportunities. Topics will include Back to the Future: Economic Outlook & Challenges in Construction; The Subcontracting Game: From Flirting with Disaster to
Happy Marriages on Public Projects; Creative Collateral Claims Against Public Entities
and their Agents and many others.

January 30th – February 1st, 2019
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

State Bar of Texas’s Annual Construction Law Conference

October 23, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The 32nd annual State Bar of Texas Annual Construction Law Conference returns to San Antonio next spring. Topics include Case Law, Insurance Law and Legislative Updates; Notice Anything? Is My $50 Million Dollar Damage Claim Really Barred Because I Failed to Send the Contractually Required Notice within Seven Days?; Trial Demonstration: Zachry v. Port of Houston Opening Statement; Ethical Issues for Lawyers in the Cloud including Cyber Risks (Ethics Credit) (Thursday Lunch Session); OCIP or CCIP; Exclusive Remedy; Election of Remedies, and many others.

February 28th & March 1st 2019 (Golf Tournament February 27th)
The La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78256

39th Annual Construction Law and Public Contracts Seminar

October 16, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This two-day seminar will include networking opportunities with colleagues, judges, and construction industry professionals, as well as review and analysis of significant federal and state decisions and legislative changes. Attendees will receive a year’s worth of Virginia MCLE credit, including two hours of ethics. Topics will include design-build issues, mechanic’s liens, delay and loss of productivity evidence, pass-through claims, environmental considerations, judicial perspectives of a construction case, and navigating the confusing world of licensing.

November 2nd & 3rd, 2018
Boar's Head Resort
200 Ednam Dr
Charlottesville, VA 22903

NBI Seminar: Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers

October 9, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The National Business Institute (NBI) presents a one-day seminar for attorneys, architects, construction professionals, engineers, insurance professionals, real estate developers, and paralegals. The course will cover the following topics: Cutting-Edge Negotiation Tactics to Overcome Obstacles in Construction Contracts, Payment Problems with Change Orders and Extra Work, Tough Delay Challenges, Indemnification Disputes and Additional Insured Pitfalls, Construction Defect Dilemmas with CGL Coverage, Battles Over Damages: Negotiating Solutions, and Ethics Considerations for Construction Attorneys.

November 9th, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City Airport
801 S. Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73108

Additive Manufacturing in Construction: Impacts and Emerging Issues

October 2, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The American Bar Association presents a one-day webinar that covers addictive manufacturing’s potential for new design freedoms, greater building complexities, and enhanced efficiencies. Furthermore, the “presentation discusses the advancing technology and new uses for AM in construction, as well as the emerging legal issues for the industry.”

October 11th, 2018

DRI Seminar: Defense Lawyers Asbestos Symposium

September 25, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This Defense Research Institute (DRI) one-day seminar will cover the latest trends in case filings, where the talc cases have gone and where they are going, how to prepare and defend your PMK, and how to make the best of asbestos trusts. Moderators of the defense-only seminar include Edward P. Abbot, Albert H. Parnell, and R. Thomas Radcliffe, Jr.

November 7th, 2018
Hilton Austin Downtown
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701


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