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Navigate Through Construction Cases with Ease!
The construction process is full of twists and turns. Each project poses its own unique set of characteristics. Are you prepared to handle each step along the way? This insightful two-day course will guide you through the initial steps of drafting and negotiating key contract provisions, determining insurance coverage, and taking care of defects, delays and change orders. Don't miss this opportunity to fine-tune your skills in construction law - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar on how to navigate through the construction process is for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Bar Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 12.0 credit hours, including 1.0 ethics credits.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 1.20 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Briefly provide an explanation of the construction process. 2. List two factors to consider in determining the right contract for the job. 3. Name two provisions to consider when drafting the contract. 4. State two ways to allocate risk in indemnification provisions. 5. List two types of insurance policies and how your client is protected by each. 6. Provide a brief overview of how indemnification provisions interplay with insurance policies. 7. List two types of construction delays and how to resolve them. 8. Name two must-haves that should be listed in a change order. 9. Briefly explain how mechanics' liens are used to recover payment. 10. State the first step in addressing defects in construction. 11. Compare and contrast direct and consequential damages. 12. List two ethical issues attorneys may face while handling construction cases.
C. ELLIS BRAZEAL III is a partner in the law firm of Jones Walker LLP, where he concentrates on bankruptcy, construction litigation and commercial litigation. Mr. Brazeal has previously lectured on dischargeability of environmental obligations and on various construction issues, commercial lending practices, lender liability, and bankruptcy issues. He teaches construction issues at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, College of Engineering. Mr. Brazeal is a member of the American Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association and Alabama State Bar (member, Commercial Litigation Section). He earned his B.S.A.E. degree, summa cum laude, and his M.S.E. degree, with honors, from the University of Alabama; and his J.D. degree from the University of Virginia.
NOLANDA HATCHER is the principal of Studio 2H Design, LLC. She has worked in the construction industry since 1990. After serving as a project architect for ten years, Ms. Hatcher organized NHB Group, LLC, in 2002. In 2015, NHB Group and Hoskins Architecture merged to form Studio 2H Design, LLC (S2HD). She demonstrates the ability to conceptualize projects, reduce complexity, and remain consistent in realizing S2HD’s vision to “Provide the Client and Community with Design Excellence Beyond Expectation.” Ms. Hatcher has extensive experience designing churches, educational facilities, healthcare facilities, commercial and municipal buildings, banks, apartments, and private residences. She also serves clients by offering construction management and master planning scopes of service. Ms. Hatcher received her B.A. degree in architecture from the University of Notre Dame and her J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law. She is a member of the Alabama State Board for the Registration of Architects, May, 2018 - current; Jefferson County Housing Authority Commission, 2012 - current (chairperson since 2015); American Institute of Architects (AIA); National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB); AIA Birmingham Chapter, president, 2004; and the National Organization of Minority Architects (BNOMA), president, 2005.
ROBERT W. HEATH is a partner with Porterfield, Harper, Mills & Motlow, P.A., where his practice is 100% devoted to litigation in the practice areas of automobile, collections, construction defect litigation, employment law, insurance defense litigation, premises liability, and workers' compensation. Mr. Heath received his B.A. and master's degrees in criminal justice from the University of Alabama and his J.D. degree from Cumberland School of Law. He is a member of the Shelby County Bar Association; American Bar Association, Public Contract Section; Alabama State Bar; and the Birmingham Bar Association. He is admitted to practice in the state of Alabama Supreme Court and federal courts of U.S. District Court - Middle District of Alabama, U.S. District Court - Northern District of Alabama and the U.S. District Court - Southern District of Alabama.
DAVID HILL BASHFORD is counsel with Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, where he represents clients in the construction industry on projects throughout the United States and internationally, including extensive experience with utility-scale energy developers and contractors. Mr. Bashford represents clients in risk management matters, including contract negotiation, contract/project administration assistance, and claim avoidance/mitigation, and, when necessary, dispute resolution, including claim preparation, negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and/or litigation. He provides clients with legal advice in the context of understanding their business. Mr. Bashford is licensed in Nevada, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, and Arizona. He earned his B.A degree from Davidson College and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina School of Law.
MARK M. HOGEWOOD is an attorney with Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC, where his practice is primarily in the area of civil litigation, with an emphasis on corporate and insurance defense, as well as insurance coverage litigation. He joined Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC, in 1997. Mr. Hogewood is a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute. He is an adjunct professor of insurance law at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, and he has served on the State Bar’s Task Force on Adult Literacy. Mr. Hogewood is a frequent speaker at seminars related to insurance coverage. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. Mr. Hogewood earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Wake Forest University and his J.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.
JASON E. LEE is an associate in the litigation section at Hand Arendall LLC. He works with clients in the areas of construction and public contracts, commercial litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith, OSHA, land use and environmental, transportation, aviation, and other personal injury. Mr. Lee is admitted to practice in Alabama and before the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern districts of Alabama. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Alabama State Bar, Birmingham Bar Association, and the Alabama Defense Lawyers Association. Mr. Lee earned his B.S. degree in civil engineering from Auburn University, where he specialized in construction management; his M.B.A. degree from Samford University, Brock School of Business; and his J.D. degree from Samford University, The Cumberland School of Law.
LARRY S. LOGSDON is a member of Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC, and joined the firm in 1997. Mr. Logsdon practices in the area of general commercial litigation and has represented general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers involved in all aspects of the construction industry. He also practices in construction law and insurance law. Mr. Logsdon's bar admissions include the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, and Alabama. He earned his B.S. degree, summa cum laude from the University of Alabama; and his J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he was senior editor of the Alabama Law Review. Mr. Logsdon is a member of the Alabama State Bar, American Subcontractor's Association, Association of General Contractors, and Alabama Utility Contractors Association (member, Board of Directors).
L. GRIFFIN TYNDALL is founder and shareholder of The Tyndall Firm, LLC, in Birmingham. For over two decades, Mr. Tyndall has represented a wide range of construction clients, from general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to owners, design professionals, lenders and sureties. He has extensive experience in advising clients during the pre-construction process on matters such as contract and subcontract drafting and negotiation, as well as insurance and bonding issues. Mr. Tyndall also handles his clients' dispute resolution needs through litigation in both state and federal courts or through alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration. He earned is J.D. degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University and is a former instructor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he taught a course on construction law to students seeking the Masters of Engineering degree in the University's department of Construction Engineering Management. Mr. Tyndall has been recognized by his peers as a Top Attorney as published by Birmingham Magazine as well as Best of the Bar as published in the Birmingham Business Journal. Mr. Tyndall is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts in Alabama and Mississippi.
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