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 Stafff

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
Webinar


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
Webinar


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


Professor, CLM Litigation Management Institute (LMI) - Fundamentals of Risk Transfer

September 18, 2018
Michael J. Leahy – Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Professor at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Litigation Management Institute (LMI) speaking on the topic, “Fundamentals of Risk Transfer.” Hosted at Loyola Law School in Chicago, LMI is the first certification program specifically designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the business of litigation management.

October 20th, 2018
Loyola Law School in Chicago
25 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611

Mr. Leahy may be contacted at mleahy@hbblaw.com


ABA Seminar: Infrastructure from the Ground Up: Civil Works Projects for Lawyers

September 10, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This one-day Forum on Construction Law presented by the American Bar Association is a “one-of-a-kind program” that “provides a unique opportunity for both new and seasoned construction lawyers, as well as other construction industry participants, to gain a fundamental understanding of the key engineering and construction issues that govern major civil works projects or “horizontal” construction.”

Bechtel Conference Center*
500 Washington Street
San Francisco, CA 94111

*Seminar will be held simultaneously in Atlanta, GE, Columbus, OH, and Washington, D.C.


Troubleshooting Construction Project Legal Issues

September 5, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The National Business Institute (NBI) will host a seminar on how to best deal with construction project legal issues. The one-day course is suited to Attorneys, Construction Contractors and Subcontractors, Real Estate Developers, Architects, Engineers, and Paralegals. Topics will include Construction Contracts: What Every Attorney and Contractor Should Know; Delays, Acceleration and Stopped Work: Proving or Disproving Liability and Calculating Damages; Indemnity and Other Risk Transfer Clauses: Are You Picking Up the Other Guy's Tab?; Construction Bids; Mechanics' Liens and Surety Bonds: Essential Strategies; Ensuring Proper Insurance Coverage; Construction Case Law and Legislative Updates; and Ethical Considerations.

December 18th, 2018
Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown
462 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801


Building Envelope Performance: Increasing Value with Green Infrastructure

August 29, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This one-day HalfMoon Educational seminar will focus on Green Infrastructure Practices for the Building Envelope. Topics covered include Monetizing the Benefits of Green Infrastructure for the Building Envelope; The Reversal of All Gains: Failures and Remediation; The Social and Human Element; and Proving Asset Value Gains.

September 20th, 2018
Embassy Suites - Galleria
2815 Akers Mill Road SE
Atlanta, GA 30339


AGC Construction Environmental Conference

August 21, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) 10th annual Construction Environmental Conference will cover “the most critical environmental compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction – in the building, highway and transportation, and utility infrastructure markets.” The conference will have a blend of plenary and breakout sessions to educate attendees.

September 12th-13th, 2018
Doubletree By Hilton
300 Army Navy Drive
Crystal City, VA 22202


NBI Construction Law: Ultimate Bootcamp Seminar

August 8, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

Attendees of this one-day seminar presented by the National Business Institute will learn the following: how to avoid future disputes by drafting and negotiating effective construction contracts; Disentangle construction project indemnity and insurance issues; Understand how to deal with unsatisfactory plans and specifications; Discover reasonable strategies for handling unavoidable disputes that may cause changes or delays; and Examine methods for approaching various payment issues associated with construction projects.

November 14th, 2018
Video Webcast


Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar

July 31, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This second annual seminar focuses on the following topics: ethical considerations in choosing counsel, coverage issues with respect to CGL, Builder’s Risk, OCIP and Subguard Policies, Additional Insured endorsements, and effective mediation strategies. Attendees include attorneys, contractors, and insurance professionals.

August 16th-17th, 2018
Hampton Inn & Suites – Brickell Downtown
50 SW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33130


2018 Forum on Construction Law: Fall Meeting

July 21, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

The American Bar Association presents their 2018 Fall Meeting: It’s Lonely At The Top-Building a Successful Team with the Owner. The two-day event will cover how to make your construction project successful: “At its core, every successful construction project begins with the selection of project participants who all share one common goal to construct a project on schedule, in budget and with minimal dispute. Our program will focus on how to achieve this goal, from the perspectives of all of the project participants, including not just the Owner but also the General Contractor,Design Professionals, Subcontractors, Lenders and other stakeholders.”

October 4-5, 2018
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel
1201 Rene-Levesque Blvd
W Montreal QC H3B 2L7
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