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Public Improvements, Procurement and Construction

Discover how to navigate the minefields of public contracting and procurement code with ease. Do you want to know how to minimize the looming pitfalls inherent in public contracting? Now you can – purchase these reference materials and enhance your knowledge of the complex and always changing system of laws and regulations involved in public contracting and procurement. You’ll find out not only how to effectively coordinate the public procurement process for construction services, but also how to make strategic decisions concerning bid protests and contractual disputes. These reference materials will show you how public works projects are awarded and what you should do if you encounter a problem along the way. Presented from both legal and practical perspectives, this reference set will give you the tools you need to face the changing landscape in this often daunting field. Benefits for You •Use troubleshooting techniques to help you avoid disaster •Enhance your understanding of alternative procurement and project delivery systems •Master the bidding and contractor selection process – know what to do and what not to do •Resolve thorny disputes arising out of public contracts •Expert advice on how to comply with bonding and insurance requirements Learning Objectives •You will be able to recognize procuring services. •You will be able to review insurance and bonds. •You will be able to describe price and time disputes. •You will be able to identify the health, safety and welfare aspects of public improvements, procurement and construction in Oregon.
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Agenda

Anatomy of a Public Improvement Project
— John H. Baker, Ronald G. Guerra, John J. Hickey, P.E., Katie E. Jeremiah and Tim Ramis
  • Introducing the Players
  • Getting Legal
  • Choosing a Project Delivery System
10:15 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Getting Started
— John H. Baker, John J. Hickey, P.E. and Katie E. Jeremiah
  • Procuring Services
  • Problems in Procurement
  • Developments in Public Contracting
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Getting Started (Continued)
— John H. Baker, Hafez Daraee and John J. Hickey, P.E.
  • Insurance and Bonds
  • Allocating Responsibility and Risks
When Things Go Wrong
— John H. Baker and John J. Hickey, P.E.
  • Price and Time Disputes
  • Remedies for Non-Performance
  • Special Problems in Legal Representation
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Questions and Answers
— John H. Baker, Hafez Daraee, Ronald G. Guerra, John J. Hickey, P.E., Katie E. Jeremiah and Tim Ramis
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Faculty

John H. Baker – Moderator

Jordan Ramis PC

  • Shareholder with Jordan Schrader Ramis PC
  • Practices construction law, design professionals, sustainability
  • LEED® Accredited Professional
  • Certified by The Wyoming State Board of Architects
  • J.D. degree, University of Oregon School of Law; B.Arch., Cornell University School of Art, Architecture and Planning
  • Can be contacted at 503-598-5515 or [email protected]

Hafez Daraee

Jordan Ramis PC

  • Shareholder with Jordan Schrader Ramis PC
  • Practices construction litigation, business litigation, real estate and development
  • J.D. degree, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College; B.A. degree in political science, University of

Oregon

  • Can be contacted at 503-598-5579 or [email protected]

Ronald G. Guerra

Jordan Ramis PC

  • Shareholder with Jordan Schrader Ramis PC
  • Practices labor, employment and construction litigation
  • Certified Credit Executive, 1988, National Association of Credit Management
  • J.D. degree, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan; B.B.A. degree, Siena Heights University, Adrian,

Michigan

  • Can be contacted at 503-598-5540 or [email protected]

Katie E. Jeremiah

Jordan Ramis PC

  • Associate with Jordan Schrader Ramis PC
  • Practices construction, mining safety, and sustainability
  • Certificates in environmental law and business law
  • J.D. degree, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon; B.S. degree in construction engineering management, Oregon

State University

  • Can be contacted at 503-598-5539 or [email protected]

Tim Ramis

Jordan Ramis PC

  • Shareholder with Jordan Schrader Ramis PC
  • Practices local government, land use, and real estate development
  • 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®
  • J.D. degree, University of Oregon School of Law; B.A. degree, Stanford University
  • Can be contacted at 503-598-5573 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 383736
Published 2011
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