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Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues

Give your team the best chance to succeed on its project – make sure your contract will help you, not hurt you. Keep your risks to a minimum and your profits to a maximum. Construction contracts can help you do this and much more! Purchase these reference materials and get a working understanding of contracts to minimize your risk of devastating financial loss in today’s uncertain economic climate. Improve your contract know-how so you can have an advantage in your next contract negotiation. A strong knowledge of contract terms and conditions will help you save money and avoid disputes – so start building that knowledge now. Order today! Benefits for You •Avoid heated arguments during the project by addressing key issues in your contracts and subcontracts •Protect your bottom line … grasp the key essentials of surety bonds •Discuss the current issues in construction law, including immigration issues •Keep your company out of costly litigation – properly address claims and dispute resolution in your contract Learning Objectives •You will be able to describe the basics of construction risk management. •You will be able to recognize the different types of bonds and bond forms. •You will be able to discuss mechanic and materialmen's liens. •You will be able to explain alternative dispute resolution.
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Vincent G. Nelan – Moderator

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

  • Associate with Baker Donelson Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Focuses practice in the areas of real estate, land use and construction litigation
  • Experienced in both jury and bench trials, and represents clients in a wide variety of matters related to construction, zoning, land use, real estate and mortgage law
  • Successfully recovered all attorneys' fees, interest and principle owed a subcontractor under Alabama's Prompt Pay Act
  • Secured several judgments for subcontractors and material suppliers against both owners and general contractors with lien claims

C. William Daniels

Burr & Forman LLP

  • Partner with Burr & Forman LLP
  • Three years as chair of the DRI Construction Law Committee
  • One of the claims counsel for largest industrial project in Alabama history
  • Achieved the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and listed in the Best and Super Lawyer selections

Bryan G. Hale

Starnes Davis Florie, LLP

Donald J. Nettles

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

  • Shareholder in the Birmingham office of Baker Donelson Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC
  • Concentrates practice in the areas of litigation and construction law
  • Experience representing general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors, owners and developers in all aspects of construction disputes before courts and arbitration panels
  • Frequently presents seminars for the Alabama Subcontractors Association on construction related topics ranging from the Alabama Prompt Pay Act and Alabama Lien Laws
  • Listed in Alabama Rising Stars, Construction Litigation, the Cambridge Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals, and Entrepreneurs, 2009 to 2010 edition
  • Achieved the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Member of the American Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, Alabama State Bar, Birmingham Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, University of Alabama School of Law; B.A. degree, University of Alabama

W. Scott Simpson, Esq.

Simpson, McMahan, Glick & Buford, PLLC

  • Co-managing partner with Simpson, McMahan, Glick, & Burford, PLLC
  • Focuses in the areas of commercial law, construction law, complex litigation, and arbitration law
  • Managed litigation throughout the United States and personally handled cases in over 20 jurisdictions, including hundreds of arbitrated cases
  • Arbitrates cases for the American Arbitration Association
  • Adjunct professor of law, Cumberland School of Law; regularly teaches ADR and arbitration law
  • Have mediated cases as mediator or advocate in 26 jurisdictions
  • Taught international alternative dispute resolution at Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
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