Whether you are new to the construction practice or are looking for a comprehensive refresher, this online seminar will cover multiple issues that must be taken into consideration in the realm of construction law. Join our experienced faculty as they cover a broad, basic overview of the construction process; the fundamentals of construction contracts and key provisions; the basics of insurance; and the impact changes and delays can have on a construction project. Don't miss this opportunity to build your skills in construction law - register today!
Learn the roles of all parties involved in the construction process.
Discuss the critical elements that need to be included in comprehensive construction contracts.
Discuss how mechanic's liens work and how to properly file a lien.
Walk through the fundamentals of insurance and its importance in construction.
Learn how delays can impact a construction project and how to work through them if they arise.
Run through the claims process in construction cases.
Overview of the Construction Process
Understanding Subcontract Terms and Flow-Through Clauses
JOSEPH M. HERBERT is partner of Norton, Hammersley, Lopez & Skokos, P.A., practicing primarily in the areas of construction law, surety law, employment law, condominium law, business and commercial litigation, and real estate. He handles a variety of disputes and negotiations within those areas. Mr. Herbert also helps clients in business and partnership formation and disassociation, as well as contract drafting and evaluation. He has a background in business management, which he draws from in order to provide a unique perspective on the challenges facing his business clients. Mr. Herbert earned his B.S. degree from the University of Florida, and his J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from Stetson University. He is a member of The Florida Bar (Labor and Employment Section, Trial Lawyers Section), the Sarasota County Bar Association, (Labor and Employment Section, Trial Lawyers Section, and Business Law Section) and the American Bar Association, and is a past chair of the Sarasota County Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Section.
LEO H. MEIROSE JR. is a senior shareholder in the law firm of Meirose & Lubliner, P.A. He is board-certified in both civil trial and in construction law by The Florida Bar, and is a mediator certified by the Florida Supreme Court. Mr. Meirose is admitted to practice in the State of Florida; U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern districts of Florida; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is a member of the Hillsborough County, St. Petersburg, and the American bar associations (member, Fidelity and Surety Committee of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section; Construction Industry Forum Committee); The Florida Bar; Florida Defense Lawyers Association; American Bankruptcy Institute; Commercial Law League of America; the Construction Lawyers Society of America; and is an American Arbitration Association construction arbitrator. Mr. Meirose earned his B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law. He has been practicing law in construction and related areas for 43 years, and has given many lectures relating to construction topics.
MARTY SMITH is an attorney with the Ocala law firm of Bond, Arnett, Phelan, Smith, & Carreras, P.A., where he practices in the areas of estate planning and tax related matters, agricultural law, business and commercial law, environmental law, litigation and appeals, real estate law, and tax related matters. Mr. Smith earned his B.S.A. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Georgia and his J.D. degree from the University of Florida. He is a member of the Marion County Bar Association, The Florida Bar and the American Agriculture Association.
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