An Advanced-Level Guide to Complex Construction Law Issues
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On any construction project, seemingly simple issues can quickly become complex if not handled correctly. That's why it's essential to have an in-depth understanding of critical construction project legal matters that have the potential to cause severe headaches for your clients. In this advanced-level construction law overview, you will obtain valuable tools you can use to help your clients through change order disasters, project delay disagreements, construction defect disputes and more. Provide your clients with the best representation possible by expanding your knowledge of complicated construction project issues - order today!
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WILLIAM J. DeBAUCHE is an attorney with Brown & Ruprecht, PC. He has more than 30 years of experience representing contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals in state and federal courts, before the boards of contract appeals, and in private arbitrations and mediations. Mr. DeBauche has taught construction law as an adjunct professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School since 1994. He serves as a construction arbitrator as a member of the panel of arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association. Mr. DeBauche is qualified as a civil litigation mediator under the Missouri Supreme Court Rules. He has extensive experience in interpreting construction contracts, preparing claim and notice documents, preparing mechanic's liens and payment bond claims, preparing and filing lawsuits and arbitrations, trying cases in courts and arbitrations, negotiating disputes, and providing advice for day-to-day problems in construction. Mr. DeBauche has prepared several articles for construction publications on construction law developments. He has taught numerous seminars for local and national organizations on changes and extra work, mechanic's liens, federal contract claims, construction arbitrations and mediations, payment issues, claims against bonds, construction contract documents, and bidding and contract formation issues.
JAMES F. FREEMAN III is an attorney with Swanson Midgley, LLC, where he practices in the areas of construction, land use, church, commercial litigation, business, contract, employment, probate litigation, appellate practice, transportation, and corporate law. He is admitted to practice in Kansas and Missouri; and before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth circuits, and the U.S. District Court for the districts of Missouri and Kansas. Mr. Freeman is a member of the Kansas City Metropolitan, Kansas, and American bar associations, as well as The Missouri Bar. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Missouri at Kansas City.
JUSTIN R. WATKINS is a shareholder with Polsinelli PC, in Kansas City, Missouri. He is a trial attorney who concentrates his practice in the areas of construction, real estate and commercial litigation. In his construction practice, Mr. Watkins regularly serves a broad range of clients across the construction industry, including general contractors, subcontractors, materials suppliers, design professionals, construction managers, and property owners and developers. Before joining Polsinelli PC, he was assistant public defender in the Missouri State Public Defender System. Mr. Watkins earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University; and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from John Marshall Law School. He is admitted to practice in Missouri.
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