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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:
including - Ethics: 1.00
Approved by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Board for 7.0 hours of continuing legal education credit, which includes 1.0 hour of ethics and professionalism credit.
including - Ethics: 1.20
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with Missouri Minimum Continuing Legal Education. This program qualifies for 7.20 hours of CLE credit, which includes 1.20 hour of ethics, professionalism or malpractice prevention credit.
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.
LEE B. BRUMITT is a director and shareholder with the law firm of Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C., where he has practiced law since 1984. His law practice focuses on construction law and litigation. Mr. Brumitt is a regular advocate for general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and specialty contractors, and also represents owners and design professionals on public, commercial and residential projects. He reviews and advises on construction contracts, consults with contractors on legal issues arising during projects, and is involved in all varieties of construction claims including, but not limited to, defect, contract performance, mechanic’s lien, bond, retainage, prompt payment, and change order claims. He recently served as the chair of the National Construction Attorneys’ Council and is general counsel for the Kansas City Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association. Mr. Brumitt is a frequent presenter to the Builders Association, the Estimating Academy, the Management Academy, the American Subcontractors Association, and various licensing entities, and shares experiences and lessons learned in the construction law trenches on his blog, Mo-Kan Construction Law.
RICK K. DAVIS is an attorney with Levy Craig Law Firm, in Kansas City, Missouri, where his practice focuses primarily on the areas of residential real estate, and he regularly represents parties in all facets of the real estate industry. Mr. Davis’ past and current clients include large mortgage servicers, home improvement retail stores, local contractors, real estate investors, property management companies and individual homeowners. He is licensed to practice in both Kansas and Missouri. Mr. Davis is a member of the Kansas Bar Association (Young Lawyers Section), The Missouri Bar, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Davis earned his B.G.S. degree from the University of Kansas and his J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law.
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 mechanics' 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 earned his B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Wisconsin and his J.D. degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
DAVID R. GREEN is a member of Foulston Siefkin LLP's construction and natural resources litigation team. His practice includes design and construction contract drafting and consulting, claim negotiation, and dispute resolution through arbitration and litigation. Mr. Green serves a wide range of clients across the construction and real estate development industries, including general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and property owners and developers. His background in architectural engineering gives him a unique understanding of his clients' businesses and legal concerns. Mr. Green is a member of The Missouri Bar and the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Kansas and his J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, from the University of Kansas.
COLIN M. QUINN is an attorney at Long & Robinson LLC, where practices in the area of construction law. Mr. Quinn reviews, drafts, and negotiates project agreements, and advises clients facing litigation and assists in dispute resolution. He is a member of the Kansas and Missouri bars. Mr. Quinn earned his B.S. degree from Kansas State University and his J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law.
HEATHER F. SHORE is a shareholder with the law firm of Brown & Ruprecht, PC, where she focuses her practice in construction and surety law and commercial/business litigation. She represents contractors, subcontractors, owners, suppliers, and sureties on a wide variety of construction litigation matters in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation. Ms. Shore has experience drafting and revising contracts and litigating over issues pertaining to commercial and residential projects. She also handles default and delay damages claims, payment disputes, bid contests, MBE/DBE challenges, payment and performance bond claims, prevailing wage audits and issues, and mechanic's lien claims. Ms. Shore is a member of the American, Kansas, Douglas County, Johnson County, and Kansas City Metropolitan bar associations, as well as The Missouri Bar. Ms. Shore is also a member of the American Subcontractors Association, Judge Hugh Means American Inns of Court, and The Central Exchange. She earned her B.S. degree from the University of Colorado and her J.D. degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
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