Need some HSW or PDH credit hours? Come here me speak in Chapel Hill on Wednesday!

For my local readers, if you are looking to earn up to 7.0 HSW contact hours or  7.0 PDHs, come here me this Wednesday at the Halfmoon Seminar on Construction Law in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 

 I’ll be speaking on “Making Changes and Resolving Disputes During the Construction Process“. 

changes construction sign

Other topics include:

  • Construction Contracting in Traditional and Alternative Project Delivery Systems
  • Entering into Construction Contracts and Subcontracts
  • Accessibility Review and Update
  • Ensuring Environmental Compliance During the Construction Process
  • Protecting Entities Seeking LEED Certification

Registration is here.

If you register, be sure to let me know! Would love to meet more blog readers in person! 

 

Joint Ventures & Geotechnical Agreements (two free seminars) (Tue Tip)

ConsensusDocsTwo upcoming, FREE webinars from ConsensusDocs might be of interest:

 Venture to Manage Your Partners Wisely (with the ConsensusDocs 298 Joint Venture Agreement)

September 19th, 2012 at 2:00-3:30pm ET (this Wednesday; i.e., tomorrow!)

– and – 

What Lurks Below?  Using ConsensusDocs 246 to Get the Answer  (discussing the importance of consulting agreements for geotechnical services)

September 26th, 2012 at 2:00-3:30pm ET (next Wednesday)

Registration for both webinars is here

Do you know of upcoming seminars or other items of interest to  Construction Professionals?  Drop me a note so I can help spread the word.

Understanding & Modifying Key Construction Contract Terms

As I mentioned, I  was one of three amigos who spoke on a Construction Contract webinar last week.  We had a good turn out and lots of very astute questions during the Q&A portion.  While you will miss all of my witty insightful helpful commentary, you can check out the slides for my portion, on understanding and modifying key terms, here:

Drafting Construction Contracts

My comrades’ presentations can be found by visiting Chris’s blog (for payment provision issues) and Craig’s blog (for damages and dispute resolution issues).  Happy viewing!

Key Construction Contract Provisions– a CLE Webinar featuring yours truly!

Happy Friday everyone!  Just wanted to drop you all a note to tell you of my upcoming webinar on construction contracts.  In connection with Strafford Publishing, and my blog buddies Chris Hill and Craig Martin, on Tuesday we’ll be presenting a webinar entitled: 

Drafting Construction Contracts:  Key Provisions and Common Pitfalls 

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(Photo definitely NOT a realistic representation of the speakers!)

Course Outline

  1. Strategies for drafting key payment provisions
    1. Terms & requirements
    2. Payment methods
    3. Progress payments & payment withholding
    4. Retainage & final payment
  2. Understanding & modifying key construction contract terms
    1. Scope of services
    2. Duties of the parties
    3. Changes to the project
    4. Termination issues
  3. Dealing with default
    1. Damages
    2. Dispute resolution

When:  this Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Time:  1:00 pm- 2:30 pm, ET

Registration:  Click Here to register for 50% off  the list price, as my blogging guest.  I also have a few free tickets to the event, so if you are a client and want to attend for free, shoot me an email.

“See” you there!

Photo: (c) karkovski.

My Webinar (today!) on 7 Critical Mistakes Design Professionals Make (PDH credit)

Act fast, and you can hear little ‘ol ME from the comfort of your computer speakers today at lunchtime.  I’m presenting a brownbag

webinar starting at 12:00 Noon ET on

the 7 Critical Mistakes Designers Make that Could

PENC brownbagSabotage Their Projects.  This is an expanded talk based on my white paper.  The webinar is for 1 hour, and PDH

credit is available.

Free for members of the Professional Engineers of North Carolina; $30 for non-members.

Go here to register.

 

 

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