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Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Washington

Avoid construction claims and litigation. Learn the essentials of contract law and risk management. Keep your risks to a minimum and your profits to a maximum with a thorough knowledge of construction contracts. Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the trade, these reference materials will give you a working understanding of contracts to minimize your risk of devastating financial loss. These reference materials will give you the advantage in your next contract negotiation by improving your contract know-how. A strong knowledge of contract terms and conditions will help ensure your project is on time and within budget. Start building your knowledge – order today. Benefits for You •Minimize heavy losses by incorporating key insurance and indemnification provisions in your contract •Avoid heated arguments during the project by addressing key issues in your contracts and subcontracts •Steer clear of disputes – get a practical approach to handling changes •Prevent payment problems on the front end by clearly laying out lien and bond procedures in your contract Learning Objectives •You will be able to describe key subcontract clauses and issues. •You will be able to discuss subcontract insurance requirements. •You will be able to explain construction defect claims. •You will be able to review procedures for submitting claims against payment bonds.
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Key Subcontract Clauses and Issues
— Ryan D. Yahne
  • Flowdown and Incorporation
  • Contingent Payment Provision(s)
  • Notice and Claims
  • Dispute Resolution Provisions
  • Indemnity
Insuring Construction Projects Part 1: The Basics
— Chris Cox, JD, CIC
  • Subcontract Insurance Requirements
  • Builders Risk Insurance
  • Pollution
  • WRAPs, OCIPs, and CCIPs
  • Common Problems and Solutions
Insuring Construction Projects Part 2: Construction Defect and Pollution Claims
— Chris Cox, JD, CIC
  • Construction Defect Claims – What Is an Occurrence and Who Cares Anyway?
  • Construction Defect Claims – Whose Insurer Is Going to Pay, If Any?
  • Pollution Claims – Why Mold Is a Four Letter Word to Insurers
Mechanics Lien, Retainage and Bond Claims
— Matthew T. Ries
  • Pre-Lien Notice Requirements
  • Procedures for Submitting Claims Against Payment Bonds
  • Mechanics Lien Procedures
Changes, Change Orders, Changed Conditions and the Spearin Doctrine
— Casey L. Lund
  • Changed Conditions
  • Change Order
  • Defense to Written Notice Requirements
  • Other Ways to Modify Contracts
  • Spearin Doctrine
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Chris Cox, JD, CIC – Moderator

Moloney, O'Neill, Corkey & Jones, Inc.

  • Shareholder with Moloney, O’Neill, Corkery & Jones, Inc.
  • Practiced construction law for seven years before joining Moloney & O’Neill
  • Specializes in construction insurance and risk management for owners and contractors
  • Licensed to practice in Washington and Idaho
  • Past chair of Spokane County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section and Indian Law Section
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Gonzaga University School of Law
  • Can be contacted at 800-801-4448 or [email protected]

Casey L. Lund

Campbell & Bissell PLLC

  • Attorney with Campbell & Bissell | PLLC
  • Practices construction, contract, business and insurance law
  • Board member, Spokane Home Builders Association
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Gonzaga University School of Law; B.S. degree in biology, magna cum laude, Northwest Nazarene University
  • Can be contacted at 509-455-7100 or [email protected]

Matthew T. Ries

Stamper Rubens, P.S.

Casey L. Lund

  • Attorney with Campbell & Bissell | PLLC
  • Practices construction, contract, business and insurance law
  • Board member, Spokane Home Builders Association
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Gonzaga University School of Law; B.S. degree in biology, magna cum laude, Northwest Nazarene University
  • Can be contacted at 509-455-7100 or [email protected]

Ryan Yahne

Piskel Yahne Kovarik, PLLC

Ryan D. Yahne

  • Member of Piskel Yahne Kovarik, PLLC
  • Practices in the areas of construction, real estate litigation and business litigation
  • Certified LEED® AP; recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyer magazine 2010 to 2013; recognized in Spokane/Coeur d’Alene Living magazine’s Best Lawyers edition 2009 to 2012
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Pepperdine University School of Law; B.A. degree in business administration, University of Washington
  • Can be contacted at 509-321-5930 or [email protected]
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