State Bar of New Mexico Center
5121 Masthead NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
Course book included with all formats
Handle Construction Project Legal Issues With Confidence
Seemingly small construction project issues can have large legal repercussions if not handled properly. It takes a skilled practitioner to navigate these matters in a way that maintains relationships and keeps projects on track. This comprehensive guide to troubleshooting construction project issues provides the information you need to find solutions for problems before they escalate into expensive legal battles. Help construction industry clients mitigate the chances for lawsuits and preserve professional reputations - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar provides practical legal information on construction project issues for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This program has been approved by the State Bar of New Mexico/MCLE for 6.0 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
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. Describe how to price changes into contracts. 2. Identify when contractual indemnity is illegal. 3. Describe how to preserve and perfect a delay claim. 4. Describe a situation when a lien release should not be given. 5. Describe the danger of relying on a certificate of insurance. 6. Identify one construction case law update. 7. State two ethical considerations for attorneys.
SEAN R. CALVERT is a partner with the construction law firm of Calvert Menicucci, P.C. He has been practicing almost solely in the areas of construction law with his current firm since graduation. Mr. Calvert is a member of the State Bar of New Mexico and State Bar of California. He is a member of the Forum on the Construction Industry of the American Bar Association and has served on the Steering Committee for Division 9 Specialty Trade Contractors and Suppliers. Mr. Calvert is also counsel for the New Mexico Chapter of the American Subcontractors Association. Mr. Calvert acts as counsel for several other specialty trade contracting associations. He received his B.A. degree and his J.D. degree from Santa Clara University.
MICHAEL F. MENICUCCI is a partner with Calvert Menicucci, P.C. Mr. Menicucci has limited his practice to construction law issues since 1981, was employed by a nationwide construction company from 1981 to 1989 and in the private practice of construction law since 1989. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the State Bar of New Mexico. He is an active and engaged member in the American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law. He represents owners, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, architects and engineers in all areas related to construction matters, including licensing, contract drafting, contract negotiations, pre-bid, bidding, procurement issues, contract progress, dispute resolution, delay analysis, close out and final payment. Mr. Menicucci is licensed to practice in all courts in New Mexico and represents contractor clients before the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals (“ASBCA”) and the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (“CBCA”). He serves as a mediator in construction related matters several times a month, with referrals mostly from various district courts in New Mexico. Mr. Menicucci also acts as an arbitrator in construction-related matters as both a sole arbitrator and panel arbitrator. He is counsel to several trade groups related to specialty trades in the industry. Mr. Menicucci frequently lectures on the topic of New Mexico Lien and Bond Law to trade groups related to the construction industry. He received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of New Mexico.
ELIZABETH J. TRAVIS is a deputy general counsel with the NM DOT (New Mexico Department of Transportation) Office of General Counsel, representing the department's construction, operations and finance organizations, a practice which includes construction, water, environmental, procurement and contract law. Ms. Travis graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and has been practicing civil and public law since 2000, first in California and now in New Mexico. As an active member of state and federal bar associations, she currently serves on the State Bar of New Mexico, Board of Bar Commissioners and on the Ethics Advisory Committee. Ms. Travis participates in the local Inn of Court and the American Bar Association, as a fellow and member in the ABA's Public Contract Law Section and the construction industry forum. Ms. Travis has lectured on topics including the rules of professional conduct, ethical issues in civil litigation, conflicts of interest arising from organizational and governmental client representation, construction claims defense, and Inspection of Public Records Act compliance.
$339 / Each Additional