Introducing the C-PACE Webinar Series

March 30, 2020
White and Williams LLP

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) loans are designed to help property owners lower their operating costs with clean energy solutions that increase efficiency and reduce carbon emissions. Philadelphia and Pennsylvania have officially joined this national movement to enact their own C-PACE programs. As C-PACE loans grow in popularity, developers, lenders and advisors must navigate this changing landscape.

White and Williams and CounterpointeSRE are pleased to announce a series of webinars this spring designed to explain the benefits of and answer questions about C-PACE financing.

Upcoming events
C-PACE 101: Tuesday, April 7, 2020
C-PACE for New Construction/Retrofits: Tuesday, April 14, 2020
C-PACE for Retrofits/Maximizing Value of Existing Buildings: Tuesday, April 28, 2020
C-PACE for Green Roofs and Renewables: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

ABC Convention 2020 Rescheduled for Aug. 17-19

March 16, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) have decided to postpone this month’s ABC Convention to August. The seminar will include Keynote speakers, Opening Night Celebration, Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall, National Craft Championships Competitor Viewing and Lunch, Construction Management Competition Presentation Viewing, Association Excellence Awards With Keynote Speaker, Careers in Construction Awards, and Closing Night Celebration.

August 17th-19th, 2020
The Music City Center
201 5th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203

West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

March 9, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 27th annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar will feature keynotes, panels, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. In addition, the Jerrold S. Oliver Award of Excellence and the Legend of an Era Award will be presented.

May 14th-15th, 2020
Disneyland Resort Hotel
1150 West, Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

CLM 2020 Annual Conference

March 2, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This three-day event for professionals in the claims and litigation management industries is comprised of interactive educational sessions and networking opportunities. The conference will have more than 100 collaborative educational sessions covering different facets of the industry.

March 18th-20th, 2020
Gaylord Texan Resort
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, Texas

Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar

February 24, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The fourth annual Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar includes the following topics:

  • Recent Case Law and Legislative Update
  • Commercial General Liability Insurance
  • Statute 624.1005 – Contribution Between Insurers for Defense Costs
  • Mediation is Not a Punchlist Item – Managing Insurance Coverage Issues in Construction Defect Litigation
  • Technology
  • Risk Transfer – Contractual Indemnity and Additional Insured Issues in Construction
  • Duty to Defend
  • Duty to Settle
  • Use of Bonds
  • Ethical Considerations in a Complicated Defense

August 6th-7th, 2020
Hampton Inn & Suites - Brickell Downtown
50 SW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33130

Act Naturally: Ethics in Construction Contract and Witness Preparation - "Meet to Empower" Series

February 18, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents a seminar that “will explore various ethical issues that construction attorneys face when negotiating contracts and representing their clients in contract negotiations.” For instance, the program will discuss whether it is okay to lie in negotiations, and how far attorneys can go to protect their client’s business interests.

March 12th, 2020
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver
1717 Champa St
Denver, CO 80202-2704

The AGC Annual Convention

February 10, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The annual Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s convention is coming this March to Las Vegas, Nevada. This convention has keynotes, sessions, and special events that provide networking opportunities for attendees.

March 9th-12th, 2020
Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas
3600 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

10th Annual Cutting-Edge Issues in Condemnation

February 3, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar “provides an overview and update of eminent domain legal issues and land valuation, with emphasis on emerging issues and recent Washington court decisions.” The seminar will cover the eminent domain process, recent trends in condemnation cases, and will examine “the use and appraisal of ‘floating in time’ temporary construction easements, a fresh look at special benefits, and the latest look at regulatory takings in” the state of Washington.

May 8th, 2020
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

ABA’s 2020 Forum on Construction Law Trial Academy

January 27, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents a three-day program featuring a “factual scenario” that “focuses on issues commonly encountered in construction projects to teach the skills that are needed to successfully try a construction dispute.” Attendees of this training program will “also learn the skills needed to effectively present their opinions in a construction case.”

March 4th-7th, 2020
George L Allen Sr Courts Building
600 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX 75202-4606

CLFT’s 33rd Annual Construction Law Conference

January 20, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Construction Law Foundation of Texas (CLFT) presents their annual Construction Law Conference this March in San Antonio. A few of the topics include Case Law Update, Miller Act, and Proving Delay. The day preceding the conference includes a golf tournament, a Texas Women’s Construction Law Group Forum, and a reception.

March 5th-6th, 2020
The La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78256


January 13, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) presents their annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. With 600,000 square feet of space, 1,400+ exhibitors, 67,000+ attendees from 100+ countries, 2 show homes, and 150+ educational sessions, the IBS 2020 will have something for everyone in the home building industry.

January 21st-23rd, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109

37th Annual Advanced Course: Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation 2020

January 6, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This annual seminar will cover relocation, regulatory takings, inverse condemnation, and valuation issues. A few of the many topics announced include Property Rights as Civil Rights: Seeking Justice Though the Fourth and Fifth Amendments; Making Sense of the New Rules After Knick v. Township of Scott: Where Do I Go, What Do I Do; When A River Runs Thought It: Water Rights and Takings.

January 23rd-25th, 2020
Hilton Nashville Downtown
21 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37201

Canceled: DRI Construction Law Seminar

January 1, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The event below has been canceled.

Attendees of this three-day seminar will “hear directly from industry insiders on how they are adjusting to and handling the cyber-world, learn the ins and outs of project management software, and hear how climate change is impacting building design and claims.”

April 1st-3rd, 2020
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Save the Date: CSLA 2020 International Conference & Induction of Fellows

December 22, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Construction Lawyers Society of America’s (CSLA) 2020 International Conference & Induction of Fellows will be in Santa Barbara, California September 16th-18th, 2020. The three-day seminar is for “Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America to enhance their already superior transactional, negotiation, and trial skills; to address practical issues and topics challenging construction and surety lawyers; to amplify methods and approaches used by construction lawyers and alternative dispute resolution professionals in today's changing legal environment; and to afford each individual the opportunity to hear from and interact with some of the finest construction lawyers from North America and around the world.”

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
1260 Channel Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93108

Save the Date: 2020 ABC Legislative Week

December 16, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next year’s annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Legislative Week will be held June 14th-18th in Washington D.C. The week-long event includes a Diversity Inclusion Summit, Young Professionals Symposium, Free Enterprise Alliance Reception, Legislative Day, and Legal Conference.

June 14th-18th, 2020
Washington, D.C.

AGC’s 2020 Construction Safety & Health Conference

December 9, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Educational options at this annual 3-day seminar include the following topics: Managing safety & health requirements and risk, Factoring safety & health concerns into phases of a project, and Expanding your knowledge and skills. Attendees include Safety Director/Manager/Coordinator, EHS Directors, Risk and, Compliance Directors, Project Managers, Project Superintendents, Safety Engineers, Site Safety & Health Officers, Risk & Loss Control Managers, Human Resource & Safety Managers, Attorneys, Federal Government Officials, and Safety Consultants.

January 15th-17th, 2020
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 E 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701

ABA 2020 Forum on Construction Law Midwinter Meeting

December 2, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents its Construction Law Midwinter Meeting in Tucson, Arizona this January. The seminar “will explore the role of expanding technology in construction and design, and resultant changes in risk assessment and management.” Attendees will include litigators, transactional lawyers, in-house and outside counsel.

January 23rd-24th, 2020
El Conquistador Tucson
10000 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704-7644

Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims Seminar

November 24, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar “will cover CPM concepts and principles essential for understanding and presenting project delay analyses, as well as advanced technical and legal concepts and strategies for addressing schedule delay, disruption, and acceleration claims.” The course is relevant for architects, attorneys, contractors, and engineers.

March 20th, 2020
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

4th Annual Construction Defect ExecuSummit

November 19, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This fourth-annual construction defect claims conferences covers topics such as Trends, Coverage Decisions, How to Resolve Claims Successfully, Modular Construction, Labor Laws, Technology, and more.

December 10th-11th, 2019
Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center
Uncasville, CT

Webinar Replay: Conducting and Evaluating Environmental Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions

November 12, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The California Lawyers Association presents a webinar that “will review the environmental laws’ liability scheme, programs such as the California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act (CLRRA) and Prospective Purchasers Agreements that can help shield purchasers from environmental liabilities, the necessary components of a properly prepared Phase I and its shortfalls, and also discuss considerations for sellers of contaminated properties.”

December 4th, 2019

6th Annual California Construction Law Seminar

November 4, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar will cover State and Federal Case Law, Upcoming Trends: Advances with Modular Construction, Construction Industry Insurance, Forensic Scheduling and Delay Analysis, Environmental Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as many other topics. Attendees include contractors, subcontractors, owners (public and private), attorneys, construction managers, bond program managers, surety representatives, architects, and engineers.

March 12th-13th, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles Marina del Rey
4200 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292

Save the Date: ABA 2020 Forum on Construction Law Annual Meeting

October 21, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association’s annual Forum on Construction Law Meeting will be held in Seattle, Washington next April: “The Forum’s mission is to serve the construction industry through education and leadership while Building the Best Construction Lawyers.”

April 23rd-25th, 2020
Sheraton Grand Seattle
1400 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101-2318

2020 ABC Convention

October 15, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next year’s annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) convention will be in Nashville, Tennessee. This four-day event includes speakers, education sessions, networking opportunities and opening and closing night celebrations.

March 23rd-27th, 2020
Music City Center
201 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

AGC's Surety Bonding And Construction Risk Management Conference

October 7, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This annual Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) conference will include “four plenary sessions and twenty breakout sessions on a total of sixteen topics (some breakouts will repeat). Also included in the schedule of events are two receptions, two breakfasts, one lunch and a total of six breaks.” The seminar is relevant for the following attendees: “the senior executives of the construction companies in the AGC family and particularly the in-house lawyers and risk managers for those companies. In addition, it includes the sureties, bond producers, insurance carriers, insurance brokers, lawyers and other professionals on whom such executives continue to depend for advice and assistance.”

January 27th-29th, 2020
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134


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