Hilton Garden Inn Oklahoma City Airport
801 S. Meridian
Oklahoma City, OK 73108
IACET - 0.60
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An Advanced-Level Guide to Complex Construction Law Issues
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 course, our experienced faculty will share their decades of construction law experience and will provide you with 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 - register today!
This advanced level seminar on complex construction law issues is for:
Includes - Ethics - 1.00
This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 7.0 hours of CLE credit, which includes 1.0 hour of legal ethics.
IACET - 0.60
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 0.60 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. Identify two construction contract provisions that can potentially cause difficulties down the road. 2. Differentiate between real and perceived changes to a construction project. 3. Describe two pieces of documentation needed to prove construction project delays and damages. 4. Identify two different types of indemnity clauses. 5. State from recall how defective construction may be considered an occurrence under a CGL policy. 6. Differentiate between direct and consequential damages. 7. Describe how attorneys should deal with unrepresented parties in an ethically responsible manner.
JOHN E. HARPER JR. is an attorney at Barrow & Grimm PC, where he concentrates his practice primarily on matters of construction litigation and surety law. Mr. Harper’s construction litigation and surety law experience includes the drafting and review of all types of construction contracts, surety takeover and completion contracts, complex case analysis and all phases of trial preparation, trials and appeals. While focusing on construction litigation and surety law, Mr. Harper’s practice also includes general civil and business-related cases, having represented numerous clients in commercial transaction and contractual disputes. He also counsels management on employer compliance with state and federal employment laws. Mr. Harper has represented management in state court, federal court, mediation, arbitration and before the National Labor Relations Board and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. He received his undergraduate degree with special distinction from the University of Oklahoma while on academic scholarship. Mr. Harper earned his law degree from the University of Oklahoma College Of Law.
MARVIN LAWS is an attorney at Marvin Laws, P.C., where he possesses extensive experience in all types of surety and construction litigation, mediation and arbitration in several areas. He began his legal career with the firm Hayes Magrini & Gatewood in Oklahoma City more than 18 years ago, handling primarily construction litigation, bond and lien claims, and related work. During the bidding phase, while work is in progress or after construction is complete, he has assisted clients in resolving construction disputes of all kinds. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal district courts in Oklahoma, plus the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals. Mr. Laws is a member of the American Arbitration Association National Roster for Mediators and Arbitrators, Construction Panel, American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution, Oklahoma Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and Surety Underwriters Association of Oklahoma (past president 2014-16). He teaches construction law at the University of Oklahoma, College of Architecture, Construction Science Division (2014-present); has been a lecturer with the Oklahoma Bar Association for continuing legal education on topics concerning the construction industry; and is an active participant with AGC of Oklahoma construction committees. Mr. Laws received his undergraduate degree from the University of Oklahoma and his J.D. degree from South Texas College of Law.
BRIAN L. MITCHELL is a founding partner of the law firm of Neuens Mitchell Bonds PLLC, where he represents individuals and corporations in a wide variety of transactional and litigation matters in the areas of business and commercial law, real estate, construction, banking, bankruptcy, transportation, and employment law defense. Mr. Mitchell’s litigation experience includes hearings and trials in state and federal courts throughout the country, and representation of employers before administrative agencies. He is recognized in the Oklahoma Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2008-2012 with a designation in construction litigation, and Oklahoma Super Lawyers for 2013 with a designation in construction litigation. In 2011, Mr. Mitchell was named to the Tulsa Business Journal's The Tulsa 40 as an up-and-comer in the Tulsa business community. He earned his associate degree in English literature and his B.S. degree in criminal justice administration from Missouri Southern State University, and his J.D. degree from the University of Tulsa.
PAUL E. QUIGLEY is the senior partner at Quigley, Henry & Hill, in Oklahoma, focusing on commercial and tort litigation. He is an experienced litigator and a strong advocate of ethics litigation. Mr. Quigley earned his B.S. degree from Oklahoma State University; and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of Oklahoma. He is a member of the American and Oklahoma bar associations, the Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mr. Quigley has an AV Preeminent rating, Martindale-Hubbell, and is an awarded litigator by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA).
C. ERIC SHEPHARD is a shareholder and director with Fellers Snider, located in Oklahoma City. Mr. Shephard is a civil litigator who represents clients in state and federal courts (at both the trial and appellate court levels) in the state of Oklahoma. He concentrates his practice on construction litigation, oil and gas litigation, complex litigation (including class-action defense), medical malpractice defense, insurance defense, and premises liability defense. He has been named in Super Lawyers every year since 2013. Mr. Shephard is admitted to practice in Oklahoma; U.S. District Court for the Western, Northern and Eastern districts of Oklahoma; and the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. He is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, the American Bar Association, as well as the Federal Bar Association. Mr. Shephard received his B.A. degree from the University of Oklahoma, followed by earning his J.D. from Oklahoma City University School of Law.
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