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Legal Issues in Construction Disputes

Understand how to address and minimize the current risks faced in your construction projects.

With increasing cost and schedule pressure from public and private owners in the construction industry, contractors and subcontractors face more daily decisions that impact the amount of their project margin. People who work for and with contractors and subcontractors must understand how this increase in pressure will increase their project risk and discern strategies for managing this risk. This topic will provide current information regarding these risks and strategies on how to address and minimize the current risks faced by contractors and subcontractors.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Contract Documents

  • Incorporation by Reference
  • Flow-Down
  • Order of Precedence
  • Integration
  • Sample Killer Contract Provisions

Schedule Claims

  • Contract Issues
  • Entitlement
  • Damages

Change Orders

  • Notice and Writing Requirements
  • Waiver and Release of Claims
  • Pricing
  • Indemnification
  • Interplay With Insurance
  • Anti-Indemnity Statutes
  • Statute of Limitations/Repose

Termination

  • Notice and Opportunity to Cure
  • Termination for Convenience
  • Limitation of Remedies

Dispute Resolution

  • Choice of Law
  • Forum/Venue Selection
  • Consolidation, Joinder, and Liquidation Agreements
  • Prevailing Party

Remedies for Non-Payment

  • Contract
  • Liens
  • Prompt Payment
  • Miller Act/Little Miller Act
  • Other
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on September 21, 2018.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, Inc. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • PA CLE 1.5
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

Virginia MCLE requirements do not allow approval for programs that do not include an audio or audiovisual component.

This program was previously offered as a live webinar. Virginia MCLE requirements do not allow approval for attendance at duplicate programs.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • AK CLE 1.5
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MO CLE 1.8
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • UT CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Kory D. George

Woods & Aitken LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Woods & Aitken LLP
  • Advises and represents construction industry participants and commercial entities in all aspects of claim and dispute resolution proceedings, including mediation, arbitration, dispute review boards, and litigation at the state and federal court levels
  • Extensive experience in contract drafting, contract negotiations, and the legal aspects of project management
  • Has made numerous national, regional, and local presentations for various construction industry associations
  • J.D. degree, with distinction and Order of Coif, University of Nebraska College of Law; B.S. degree, Minnesota State University
  • Can be contacted at 303-606-6737 or [email protected]
Joel D. Heusinger

Joel D. Heusinger

Woods & Aitken LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Woods & Aitken LLP
  • Practice focuses on construction law and litigation
  • Fellow of the American College of Construction Lawyers
  • Been involved in the resolution of hundreds of millions of dollars in numerous complex construction disputes throughout the United States
  • Routinely lectures and writes articles on construction law
  • J.D. degree, with honors, Duke University School of Law; B.A., degree, magna cum laude, Bob Jones University
  • Can be contacted at 303-606-6717 or [email protected]
James A. Overcash

James A. Overcash

Woods & Aitken LLP

  • Partner in the law firm of Woods & Aitken LLP
  • Advises and represents contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, design professionals, sureties, and financial institutions in all aspects of construction projects including mediation, arbitration, and litigation in state and federal courts
  • Extensive experience in construction contract formation, negotiations, and project management
  • Lectures and provides seminars on bankruptcy and construction related topics before client and industry groups
  • J.D. degree, University of Nebraska College of Law; B.S. degree, University of Nebraska
  • Can be contacted at 303-606-6719 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 401823
Published 2018
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