When it comes to construction projects, there's plenty of legal work to be done. But there are a few things you need to know before you get started. This program offers clear, concise coverage of the most common legal issues that owners, contractors, and subcontractors face. From contracts to liens, insurance, disputes and more, get the foundational knowledge you need to help clients manage the risks inherent to all construction projects. Get all the essentials down - register today!
Anticipate hidden pitfalls in AIA and other standard form contracts.
Examine the differences between public and private sector construction projects.
Learn the ins and outs of mechanic's liens and other payment collection tools.
Find out how to resolve common types of construction claims.
Discover how to detangle liability and insurance coverage for construction defects.
Protect clients against policy exclusions and coverage gaps.
Construction Contracts: Covering All Contingencies
Working With the Government: Contracts and More
Mechanics' Liens and Payment Disputes
Changes, Delays and Other Claims: What You Need to Know
Construction Defects and Case Law
Indemnification and Insurance: Owner, Contractor and Subcontractor Perspectives
RICHARD G. ERICKSON is a partner with Snell & Wilmer, LLP, a national law firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Erickson is listed in Best Lawyers in America® for his construction law practice. He handles all types of construction transactions and litigation matters. Mr. Erickson is also serving in his 28th year of active and reserve service in the U.S. Marine Corps and has deployed multiple times as both an infantry officer and judge advocate. He is further distinguished for his presentations and seminars to national audiences on civil and military law. Mr. Erickson earned his B.S. degree from the University of Arizona and J.D. degree from the University of the Pacific. He is also a former Construction Section Chair for the State Bar of Arizona, was inducted as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association, Associated General Contractors of America, Arizona Builders' Alliance and the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel.
MARK E. HILLS is a trial lawyer at Varnum LLP, one of Michigan's largest law firms. He focuses on commercial, construction, real estate and land use litigation. Mr. Hills is admitted to practice in all Michigan and Wisconsin state courts, many federal and appeals courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. He also is a state certified Civil Mediator. Mr. Hills earned his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Michigan and his J.D. degree from the University of Toledo College of Law. He is a member of Associated Builders and Contractors and is active in his community, serving on the City of Grand Haven Planning Commission.
THOMAS R. HURD is a partner of the Philadelphia office of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP, where his main areas of practice are construction, medical malpractice, personal injury and products liability. Mr. Hurd has spoken for various professional groups on his areas of practice. He is a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association, Pennsylvania (treasurer, Civil Litigation Section), and New Jersey State (Construction and Public Contract Law Section) bar associations. Mr. Hurd earned his B.S. degree, cum laude, from the University of Illinois and his J.D. degree, with high honors, from Rutgers-Camden School of Law.
BRYAN PAYNE, PE, CCP, CFCC, is a Senior Claims Consultant with Arcadis where he brings 27 years of experience in the public transportation, higher education, and healthcare construction sectors in claims avoidance and mitigation, construction management, and contract administration. Mr. Payne is currently a Principal Claims Analyst with Arcadis’s Contract Solutions practice dedicated to helping their construction clients avoid, mitigate, and resolve construction disputes. His strength is solving construction problems and resolving disputes before litigation and getting broken programs back on track. Mr. Payne is a member of the California Lawyers’ Association (Real Property Section), Los Angeles County Bar Association (Real Property Section), CMAA, and AACE International. He is admitted to practice in California. Mr. Payne is a Registered Civil Engineer in California. He has mediated over 50 litigated cases for the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Mr. Payne earned his B.A. and B.S. degrees from the University of Southern California and his J.D. degree from Loyola Law School.
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