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  • December 1
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Current Issues in Louisiana Construction Lien Law

December 1

You are entitled to certain lien rights under either the Public Works Act or Private Works Act in Louisiana, and it is necessary that you understand those rights.

Whether you are a general contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or lessor of equipment, you are entitled to certain lien rights under either the Public Works Act or Private Works Act in Louisiana. It is necessary that you understand those rights and what steps must be taken to preserve those rights so that you can assert those rights.

This topic helps general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, or lessors of equipment understand the fundamentals of lien law and how these lien laws can protect your rights and what actions must be taken to properly assert your lien rights

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to define and understand a lien.

- You will be able to identify the time lines for filing liens.

- You will be able to discuss liens.

- You will be able to review the requirements for preserving your lien rights.

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Agenda

Introduction to Liens
  • What Is a Lien/Sworn Statement of Claim?
  • Who Can File a Lien?
  • What Items Are Covered by a Lien?
  • Public Works Act and Private Works Act
Preserving Your Lien Rights
  • Notice of Contract
  • Certificate of Substantial Completion
  • Consultants and Professional Subconsultants
  • Lessors of Movables
  • Material Suppliers
  • General Contractors and Subcontractors
Filing a Lien/Sworn Statement of Claim
  • Timelines for Private Works Act
  • Timelines for Public Works Act
  • Lien Requirements
Enforcing and Cancelling Liens
  • Bond Claims
  • Litigation
  • Lien Cancellations
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  • This program has been approved by the Louisiana State Bar MCLE Committee for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
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  • The Louisiana Professional Engineering and Land Surveying Board (LAPELS) no longer approves providers or courses. Lorman Business Center, Inc. feels that this course is worth 1.8 PDH(s). According to LAPELS' rules, It will be the responsibility of the licensee to determine if a Course/Activity offered by an unapproved sponsor/provider is an Acceptable Activity.
     
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  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Management Advisory Services for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of construction law. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, construction managers, project managers, architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, lending professionals, business owners and managers, developers, controllers and accountants.

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Faculty

Michael S. Blackwell

Michael S. Blackwell

Shields | Mott LLP

  • Senior associate at Shields | Mott LLP
  • Practice focuses primarily on the areas of construction litigation, surety law, commercial industry contracts and litigation, insurance defense, property litigation, and complex civil litigation
  • Frequent presenter and lecturer in seminars and workshops addressing a variety of construction law topics
  • Listed 2015 Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • J.D. degree, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law; B.A. degree, University of South Alabama
  • Can be contacted at 504-581-4445 or [email protected]
Andrew G. Vicknair

Andrew G. Vicknair

Shields | Mott LLP

  • Partner with Shields | Mott LLP in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practices construction and surety litigation
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous topics including construction law, discovery in construction litigation, lien law, liability claims against engineers, and patent and trademarks
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of construction law
  • J.D. degree, Loyola Law School; B.S. degree, Louisiana Tech University
  • Member of numerous professional and civic organizations
  • Can be contacted at 504-581-4445 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 401321
Published 2016, 2017
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