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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!
This program is approved by the Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency of the State Bar of Georgia. This program may qualify for up to 0.0 hours of distance learning continuing legal education credit with the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency, which includes 0.0 hour of distance learning ethical considerations.
BRYAN BRUNSON is owner of Bryan Brunson, PC. Mr. Brunson is a civil litigator focusing on business and construction litigation. He also handles serious personal injury cases. Mr. Brunson received his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech and earned his J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law.
BRIAN E. DAUGHDRILL is a partner with Giacoma Roberts & Daughdrill LLC. He has an extensive background in real estate and development with nearly 25 years of experience, first as a real estate broker and developer and now as a real estate attorney. Mr. Daughdrill's law practice concentrates on real estate and construction law issues connected with the development industry. He is admitted to the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, and the 11th Circuit and Northern District of Georgia. Mr. Daughdrill earned his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Valdosta State University and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.
GREGORY L. FORDHAM is the founder of Fordham Forensics, Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia. He provides forensic accounting and computer forensic and e-discovery consulting services to attorneys in complex litigation cases nationwide. Although his cases have involved a wide range of labor-related issues like claims of harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination, he is most often involved in asserting or defending matters involving restrictive covenants and misappropriated trade secrets. Mr. Fordham is a certified public accountant in Virginia, and a certified internal auditor by the Institute of Internal Auditors. He has also added several professional certifications reflecting his computer forensic expertise, including certified computer examiner by the Internal Society of Forensic Computer Examiners. He earned his B.B.A. degree from Emory University in Atlanta.
ELIZABETH J. MARQUARDT is an attorney at Miller & Martin PLLC, where she concentrates her practice in the area of litigation. Her experience includes successfully litigating insurance coverage disputes in federal court through summary judgment, bringing declaratory judgment actions in federal court, defending insureds in personal injury and premises liability lawsuits in both state and federal court, and advising clients on complex coverage disputes. Ms. Marquardt has experience in arguing motions in state and federal court, deposing parties and non-party witnesses, defending depositions, and mediating. She received her B.A. degree from the University of Florida and her J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law. Ms. Marquardt is admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, the Tennessee Bar Association, Georgia State & Superior Courts, Northern District of Georgia and the Western District of Tennessee.
BRIAN J. MORRISSEY is a partner with the Atlanta law firm of Ragsdale, Beals, Seigler, Patterson & Gray, LLP, where he practices in the areas of complex business construction and insurance coverage litigation. He has published numerous articles on a variety of topics, including current construction law issues, and published four chapters in Georgia Jurisprudence. Mr. Morrissey is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, The Florida Bar, and the Atlanta and American bar associations. Mr. Morrissey earned his B.A. degree from Davidson College and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
THOMAS RICHELO is chief executive officer of Richelo Law Group, LLC, and practices in the areas of construction and design law, surety law, commercial and business litigation, employment contract litigation, civil litigation, and mediation and arbitration (client representation and service as the neutral). Since 1981, he has worked with hundreds of contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, architects, engineers and other construction industry participants to manage the challenges of ongoing projects and to resolve disputes. Mr. Richelo's skills in negotiation, mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction matters are put to use in other commercial dispute settings, including disputes between shareholders and competitors, claims for executive compensation and commissions, creditors' claims, and other disputes arising from business transactions. Besides representing clients in dispute resolution, he offers his services as a neutral mediator or arbitrator of construction matters. Mr. Richelo is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association, the American Arbitration Association Panel of Construction Arbitrators and the American Arbitration Association Panel of Mediators. He earned his A.B. degree, magna cum laude, and his J.D. degree, with distinction, from Duke University. Mr. Richelo has a 10.0 rating on Avvo.com.
WILLIAM E. UNDERWOOD is senior associate with Jones Walker LLP, and is on the firm's construction practice team. His practice focuses on construction litigation; alternative dispute resolution; and contract drafting, review, and negotiation. Mr. Underwood represents a broad array of domestic and foreign clients, including owners, general contractors, and design-build contractors, with issues related to large construction and infrastructure projects. He has represented clients in a number of dispute forums, including state and federal courts, federal boards of contract appeals, International Chamber of Commerce arbitration, and AAA arbitration. Mr. Underwood received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association (member, Forum on Construction Law), the Atlanta Bar Association (member, Construction Law Section) and the State Bar of Georgia.
NEIL L. WILCOVE is a member at Miller & Martin PLLC, and a commercial litigator focusing on the construction industry in all aspects of construction disputes. Representing contractors, subcontractors, owners, architects, engineers and material suppliers, he handles such matters as payment disputes and delay claims, as well as construction and design defect cases. Mr. Wilcove also assists his clients in negotiating and drafting construction contracts. Further demonstration of his commitment and understanding to the construction industry is his service as legal counsel for Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia, Inc. and as legal counsel and an Executive Committee member with Georgia Built. He is a published author with several articles on construction litigation and contract topics appearing in Tools of the Trade and Construction Executive magazines. Mr. Wilcove's commercial litigation practice focuses on the manufacturing sector in payment disputes, impact and delay claims, as well as construction and design defect cases. He assists clients with product recalls, consumer complaints and media inquiries. He also assists clients with negotiating and drafting supply and end-user agreements. His real estate practice includes all facets of real estate disputes, including real estate malpractice claims against attorneys, title examiners, real estate agents and property managers, along with assisting clients with drafting and negotiating real estate and management agreements. He received his B.S. degree from Siena College and his J.D. degree from Albany Law School of Union University. He is admitted by the State Bar of Georgia and the Georgia Court of Appeals; Georgia Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia. Mr. Wilcove is a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia, Inc. (ABC) - legal counsel; Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) - chair of Annual Golf Tournament and Board of Directors; Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA) â€“ fellow; Dunwoody Bar Association â€“ secretary; Georgia Built - legal counsel and Executive Committee member; Georgia Highway Contractors Association (GHCA); Georgia Defense Lawyers Association; Old War Horse Lawyers Club; Surety Association of Georgia and the State Bar of Georgia.