Clean Air and Climate: State and Federal Law Developments

January 23, 2023
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar presented by the Seminar Group will “explore recent and emerging legal developments in the laws, regulations, and litigation addressing air quality and climate.” In particular, it will cover “the Supreme Court's decision in West Virginia vs. EPA and the Inflation Reduction Act and their implications for federal and state responses to climate change.” The event’s “objective is to provide a detailed overview of both the challenges and opportunities these developments create.”

February 7th, 2023
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
1821 Boren Ave
Seattle WA, 98101

2023 DRI Insurance Coverage and Claims Institute

January 17, 2023
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This three-day seminar is “DRI’s flagship seminar for insurance executives, claim professionals, and outside counsel.” Attendees will become “up-to-date on the latest developments in the industry and current trends in insurance coverage.” The event “will also provide skills-based instruction and litigation guidance for coverage attorneys as well as multiple networking opportunities.”

March 8th-10th, 2023
Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

Construction Project Management in Uncertain Times: Legal and Procedural Issues

January 9, 2023
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Seminar Group presents this one-day seminar that “will cover key concepts relevant to the construction industry, understanding of who the key players are, various delivery methods, risk management, disputes and claims, supply chain issues and key scheduling concepts and best practices in dealing with delays.” The event will provide participants with networking opportunities with other industry professionals.

June 2nd, 2023
Location TBD

ENR Future Tech Seminar

January 4, 2023
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Participants of this three-day seminar will connect “with leaders in construction tech, architecture, engineering for two days of learning and networking, including a welcome reception on June 5.” The event is comprised of “a series of thought-provoking and interactive sessions presented by the industry's elite that are enhancing construction productivity, profits and safety.”

June 5th-7th, 2023
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Forum on Construction Law 2023 Midwinter Meeting

December 26, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The theme for this four-day seminar is “Old World Meets New World: New Solutions to Timeless Problems.” The event “will cover a broad spectrum of topics that appeal to both a litigation and transactional practice of all experience levels.” Attendees will learn “how age-old problems can be solved with new techniques and approaches, and recent developments impacting the construction industry.”

February 1st-4th, 2023
Caribe Hilton
1 C. San Gerónimo
San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico

9th Annual California Construction Law Seminar

December 18, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar by the Seminar Group “will cover the latest developments and issues that you need to understand to complete a successful project.” The event is relevant “for contractors, subcontractors, owners (public and private), attorneys, construction managers, bond program managers, surety representatives, architects, and engineers.” Topics to be covered include State and Federal Update, Contract Negotiations and Terms, and Construction Defects and Delay Claims.

March 8th-9th, 2022
Location TBD
Santa Monica, CA

Josh Cole Aicklen to Present NBI Seminar on Nevada Personal Injury Litigation

December 13, 2022
Lewis Brisbois

Las Vegas, Nev. (December 8, 2022) – Las Vegas Partner Josh Cole Aicklen will join a panel on personal injury litigation, hosted by National Business Institute (NBI) on December 19 at 9:00 a.m. PT.

This informative session, titled "Nevada Personal Injury Litigation: Secrets Only the Top Attorneys Know," will feature a panel of experienced civil litigation attorneys, who will provide the latest strategies they are using to handle issues such as doctor depositions, smartphone evidence, and jury selection. CLE credits are available for this live seminar.

December 19th, 2022
Virtual Event

2023 AGC Annual Convention

December 5, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The annual convention presented by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) features keynotes and breakout sessions in many construction industry-related topics such as Construction Law and Contracts, Insurance and Risk Management, and Safety, Health and Environmental. The event will also feature several special events that provide networking opportunities, including charity events, award ceremonies, prayer breakfasts, meetings, and parties. Registration for the AGC Convention also includes a pass for CONEXPO-CON/AGG, which takes place March 14th-18th.

March 13th-16th, 2023
Wynn Hotel
3131 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

2023 DRI Women in the Law Seminar

November 28, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ Staff

Next year’s DRI Women in the Law (WITL) Seminar includes workshops, CLE sessions, and networking opportunities “designed to help women attorneys and their supporters take control of their professional development and prioritize their health and wellness.” WITL also has “partnerships with the Construction Law and Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability seminars taking place simultaneously in Las Vegas.”

January 23rd-25th, 2023
Las Vegas, NV

Construction General Counsel Talk About A Tipping Point of Risk

November 21, 2022

ConsensusDocs’ Coalition Executive Director Brian Perlberg will be moderating a panel of construction general counsel at this year’s Construction Superconference. This session will provide practical information and describe real-world scenarios in which builders are increasingly getting stuck with design liability, even in design-bid-build projects.

The session “Designing a Way to Manage Design, Supply, and Subcontractor Risk as GCs Face a Tipping Point of Risk” will feature prominent general counsel from leading construction companies. Speakers include Ryan Lamb from Weitz, Matt Sanchez from Jaynes Corporation, and Steve Cvitanovic from Build Group. These experienced in-house attorneys will explain why some top-75 ENR general contractors have left the design-build market due to unreasonable contracts as well as contract administrative maneuvering that can amount to death by 10,000 cuts. The panel will also share insights on how defective construction from stretched trade partners and supply chain delays continue to wreak havoc in today’s challenging construction market.

Construction Superconference
December 6th-8th, 2022
MGM Grand
3799 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV, 89109

The NAHB IBS 2023

November 15, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ Staff

This three-day “event hosts networking, learning and discovery opportunities through: Product launches, Education sessions and Home builder trends.” The educational aspect of the show includes sessions, workshops and demos. The exhibition showcases hundreds of new products each year. The IBS also includes many networking opportunities.

January 31st-February 2nd, 2023
The Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

2023 DRI Construction Law Seminar

November 7, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The DRI Construction Law Seminar will cover topics such as “Effective management of multi-party, complex construction litigation,” “Charging a Jury and when to engage appellate counsel,” and “How to harness psychology to achieve favorable litigation outcomes.” Several networking opportunities will be provided including meeting with Construction Law committee members, networking happy hours, dine-arounds, and newly designated networking sessions.

January 23rd-25th, 2023
Las Vegas, Nevada

Construction Project Management in Uncertain Times: Legal and Procedural Issues

November 1, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar presented by the Seminar Group “will cover key concepts relevant to the construction industry, understanding of who the key players are, various delivery methods, risk management, disputes and claims, supply chain issues and key scheduling concepts and best practices in dealing with delays.” Participants will also have opportunities “to network with the panelists and other professionals in the industry.”

January 20th, 2023
Virtual & In Person Event
Location TBD
Los Angeles, CA

ABC Convention 2023

October 24, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) annual convention comes to Orlando next March. This three-day event “is the place for contractors to find content designed to improve their businesses and bottom lines. Plus, enjoy the celebrations and networking opportunities that ABC members value and look forward to each year, from the National Craft Championships and the Construction Management Competition to the National Excellence in Construction® Awards.”

March 15th-17th, 2022
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
6000 W Osceola Pkwy
Kissimmee, FL 34746

ABA Forum on Construction Law: Must Know Provisions of Industry Form Construction Contracts

October 17, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day event will be offered in four different U.S. locations. The seminar “presents a unique opportunity for both new and seasoned construction lawyers, as well as other construction industry participants, to learn the key aspects of the most commonly used form construction contracts and how those provisions affect design professionals, owners, contractors, and subcontractors.” It’s relevant “for transactional attorneys, construction litigators, and anyone who administers construction contracts—all of whom can benefit from learning more about critical construction contract terms, regardless of their experience level.”

December 2nd, 2022
Dallas, TX
Indianapolis, IN
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC

ASCE 2022 Convention

October 10, 2022
The American Society of Civil Engineers

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2022 Convention kicks off in just under three weeks at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California, October 23-26! As we approach the one-year anniversary celebrating passage of the $1.2 trillion federal bipartisan infrastructure law, civil engineers from across the country and around the globe will convene at ASCE's flagship event for inspiring presentations on emerging technologies and how the law will impact the nation. Other topics to be explored through convention presentations include highlights of significant projects; natural and man-made disasters and how to mitigate their effects through codes and standards; state of the industry and profession; and multi-disciplinary technical issues, best practices, and innovations.

October 23rd-26th, 2022
Disneyland Hotel
1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim, California 92802

Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar

October 3, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar “will address ethical considerations in a complicated defense, recent case law and legislative updates, coverage issues with respect to CGL, Builder’s Risk, OCIP and Subguard Policies, use of bonds, and Additional Insured endorsements.” It’s relevant for attorneys, contractors, and insurance professionals and “is important for anyone who is involved in or services the construction industry.”

January 18th-19th, 2023
In Person & Virtual Event
Location TBD
Los Angeles, California

Construction Defect Litigation Seminar

September 26, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

As the construction industry moves into more sustainable building practices, “architects, contractors, building owner and their insurers need to be conscious of the extra considerations that accompany use of new products and practices and may lead to construction and design defect claims.” This one-day seminar “will focus on strategies and tactics employed to address and avoid construction defect problems.” A few of the topics to be discussed include Delay Claims, Condominium Claims, and Insurance Issues.

December 13th, 2022
In Person & Virtual Event
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
1821 Boren Ave
Seattle WA, 98101

Construction Law in Florida Seminar

September 18, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Attendees of this two-day seminar “will learn about industry trends, including what to avoid and what to embrace.” A few of the topics to be covered include “Legislative and Court Updates,” “The New Normal – What’s Happening in Courts,” and “Condominium Law after the Champlain Towers Collapse.” The event will be offered in person and as a live webinar.

October 20th-21st, 2022
In-Person and Virtual Event
Location TBD
Miami, FL

40th Annual CMAA Conference

September 12, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This three-day Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) seminar “will feature unmatched educational programming, solution and technology providers, invaluable connections and networking, and recognition of the projects and people that help define the construction management industry.” Learning sessions will include topics such as best practices and lessons learned from projects and programs, developing a diverse and equitable workforce, key issues facing the industry, environmental impacts, innovative solutions, and industry trends.

October 9th-11th, 2022
San Diego Marriot Marquis
333 W Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

ABA Forum on Construction Law 2022 Fall Meeting

September 5, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The next American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law theme is Building the Next Generation: Learning from the Past. Participants can choose to attend in person or virtually. A few of the topics that will be explored include the following: “Hearing from Forum leaders about what they 'wish they knew then and what they know now' about substantive law, procedure, and business development. Learning about industry experience with design-build project delivery and gaining insights about achieving positive outcomes for all members of the project team. Getting the low-down from successful trial lawyers about how emerging litigators can acquire meaningful trial experience.”

September 28th-30th, 2022
In Person & Virtual Event
The Peabody Memphis
149 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38103

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CFMA Risk Management Seminar

August 29, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-hour event presented by the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) will teach attendees “how to manage the leading risks of construction contracts, owner controlled insurance programs (OCIPs), and jobsite and contract risk, as well as how to lower insurance costs and increase profitability.” The program is intermediate level, and participants will need a “basic understanding of insurance products, surety requirements, and contract risks in the construction project process as well as at least three years of experience in construction financial management is recommended.” It’s relevant for CFOs, controllers, risk managers, and CPAs who provide services to construction clients and insurance agents and brokers.

September 14th, 2022
Virtual Event

Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo Announces 90+ World-Class Exhibitors to Showcase Furnishings, Flooring, Technology & More

August 22, 2022
Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo

Long Beach, CA (July 14, 2022) -- Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo, one of the country’s largest and leading shows dedicated to healthcare design and facilities, returns to the Long Beach Convention Center, September 27-29, featuring world-class exhibitors. Encompassing nearly 10,000 square feet, the Expo Hall boasts 90+ top manufacturers showcasing exciting new product launches and solutions in the healthcare industry. The 2022 edition will feature game-changing offerings and services from both leading and emerging brands and provide attendees with unparalleled access to the latest solutions in healthcare design.

September 27th-29th, 2022
Long Beach Convention Center
300 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802

Chris Collier to Speak at Perrin National Asbestos Litigation Conference

August 15, 2022
S. Christopher Collier - Lewis Brisbois

Atlanta, Ga. (August 9, 2022) – Atlanta Partner S. Christopher Collier will speak at the upcoming Perrin National Asbestos Litigation Conference, hosted at The Charleston Place Hotel on September 15 at 1:45 p.m. ET.

In an informative 45-minute panel titled “Changing Plaintiff Demographics, Exposure Profiles and Coverage Issues Associated with Late Exposure Claims,” Mr. Collier and his co-panelists will discuss novel plaintiff demographics and exposure profiles, managing and communicating insurance coverage exhaustion, and the evolution of insurance policy asbestos exclusions.

September 14th-15th, 2022
The Charleston Place Hotel
205 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29401

Mr. Collier may be contacted at


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