The Intersection of Insurance Coverage Issues and Underlying Claims in Construction Mediations: Perspectives from the Mediator and Coverage Counsel

June 18, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day American Bar Association seminar “explores the intersection of coverage issues and underlying claims in the context of construction mediations. The program focuses on the perspectives of the mediator and coverage counsel.”

July 17th, 2019
Live Webinar


AGC 2019 Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference

June 10, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The AGC Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Conference includes plenary and breakout sessions that cover these three categories: Managing safety, health, and environmental requirements and risk; Factoring safety, health, and environmental concerns into phases of a project; and Expanding your knowledge and skills.

July 23rd-25th, 2019
Hyatt Regency
808 Howell Street
Seattle, WA 98101


State of the State: Annual Legislative Update

June 3, 2019
David M. McLain – Colorado Construction Litigation

David M. McLain from HHMR will provide a review of updates important to home builders and a recap of this year’s legislative session.

June 12th, 2019
Maggiano’s Little Italy
7401 S. Clinton St
Englewood, CO 80112


Insurance in the Construction Industry

May 27, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ Staff

This 3rd annual Insurance in the Construction Industry seminar will address ethical considerations in a complicated defense, recent case law and legislative updates, coverage issues with respect to CGL, Builder’s Risk, OCIP and Subguard Policies, use of bonds, Additional Insured endorsements, and effective mediation strategies. This seminar is relevant for anyone who is involved in or services the construction industry.

August 13th-14th, 2019
Hampton Inn & Suites – Brickell Downtown
50 SW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33130


Save the Date: PLI’s 21st Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

May 20, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ Staff

The Practicing Law Institute returns with its annual two-day seminar regarding commercial real estate this November. Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP Partner Steven Cvitanovic will be presenting, “Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys” on November 8, 2019.

November 8th-9th, 2019
San Francisco, California

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Construction Law and Ethics Seminar

May 13, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ Staff

This one-day, in-person seminar will cover a variety of topics, including “Facilitating the Project with Effective Construction Contracting,” “Protecting the Project with Bonds and Insurance,” “Making Changes and Resolving Disputes during the Construction Process,” and “Handling Ethical Issues in Construction.” Attendees of the seminar will learn to do the following:

  • Understand project delivery systems and key contract terms.
  • Consider protecting the project with bonds and insurance.
  • Make changes and resolve disputes during the construction process.
  • Avoid ethical issues during the bidding process.
  • Incorporate environmental ethics and sustainability into construction projects.

June 12th, 2019
Holiday Inn Airport SE-Mall Area
2700 Pilot Knob Road
Eagan, MN 55121


ABC Legislative Week, Includes Legal Conference

May 6, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ Staff

The American Builders and Contractors organization presents a week at Washington, D.C. with a different event presented each day. ABC Legislative Week opens with a Diversity Inclusion Summit on June 24th, followed the next day by a Young Professionals Symposium. Don’t miss the Free Enterprise Alliance Reception on June 25th, or Legislative Day on June 26th. ABC’s Legal Conference (on June 27th) covers the latest developments and insights on employment and labor law and open competition in the construction industry.

June 23rd-27th, 2019
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001


Save the Date: Construction SuperConference Comes to California this December

May 1, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 34th annual Construction SuperConference will be in Southern California December 16th-18th, 2019. This construction seminar is suitable for mid- to senior-level professionals who work in any of the legal and commercial construction markets. The conference is comprised of plenary sessions and panel discussions from top legal, consulting, and leaders of construction companies.

December 16th-18th, 2019
Terranea Resort
100 Terranea Way,
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275


Clean Water Act 2019: Law and Regulation

April 22, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This two-day seminar updates experienced environmental attorneys and related professionals and provides general practitioners with a durable framework for understanding the law and counseling clients in this complex, evolving area. Panel topics will include:

  • What does “compliance” with water quality standards mean?
  • Does the CWA prohibit the release of pollutants from a source when they eventually enter surface waters through groundwater migration?
  • Absent CWA regulation, what laws apply to curtail PFAS contamination?
  • Is “cooperative federalism” working in the real world? Has anything changed in the relationship between the EPA and the states?
  • With their federal consent decrees terminating, what lies in the future for regulating combined sewer systems?

May 2nd-3rd, 2019
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP Washington, DC
2200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037


Construction Law Boot Camp

April 17, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This two-day seminar will cover the initial steps of drafting and negotiating key contract provisions, determining insurance coverage, and taking care of defects, delays and change orders. Attendees will include Attorneys, Construction Professionals, and Paralegals.

June 5th-6th, 2019
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Overland Park Convention Center
10920 Nall Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66211


Ahlers Cressman & Sleight at Alliance Northwest

April 10, 2019
Jonathan Schirmer – Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC

Please join Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC at Alliance Northwest March 7th in Puyallup, WA. ACS partners Saki Yamada and Brett Hill will be in attendance so stop by the ACS booth and say hello.

Alliance Northwest is the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest. Over thirty government agencies from federal, state and local entities will be in attendance. The event also features a 100+ booth tradeshow, workshops, and one-on-one matchmaking with potential buyers. This is a great opportunity to connect with government buyers and prime contractors with over 1000 attendees expected.

March 7th, 2019
Washington Fairgrounds
Mattress Firm Showplex
110 9th Ave
Puyallup, WA

Mr. Schirmer may be contacted at jonathan.schirmer@acslawyers.com


ABC Users Summit 2019

April 3, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Users Summit “brings together top construction users and merit shop contractors for interactive discussions about how to collaboratively improve upon the planning and delivery of high-quality construction projects.” This event is suitable for project owners responsible for procuring or executing health care or industrial construction work.

May 15th-17th, 2019
Four Seasons Resort and Club in Dallas
4150 North MacArthur Boulevard
Irving, Texas 75038


What You Need to Know About the Next Wave of Construction Defect Litigation

March 27, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This one-day seminar is being offered in person in Portland, Oregon and through a live webinar. Topics to be covered include Alternative Dispute Resolution, Construction, Contracts, Finance, Insurance, Litigation, Product Liability, Real Estate. It’s suitable for Attorneys, Financial Planners, and Real Estate Brokers.

May 16th, 2019
World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St
Two World Trade Center Building
Portland, OR 97204


The 26th Annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

March 18, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This May, West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar returns to Anaheim, California. Approximately 1500 attendees attend each year in legal, contractor, builder, insurance, subcontractor, and other communities. The seminar includes keynote addresses, panels, breakout sessions, exhibition hall, and networking opportunities.

May 9th-10th, 2019
Disneyland Hotel
1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim, California 92802


NBI Seminar: Construction Law: Advanced Issues and Answers

March 7, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

After completion of this one-day seminar, attendees will be able to Anticipate which construction contract provisions will cause difficulties down the road in order to negotiate them in your client's favor;
Disentangle complex change order payment matters that arise from oral change orders, additional work and more; Confidently determine which construction project delays are compensable and which are non-compensable, and more. This advanced-level seminar is suitable for Attorneys, Architects, Construction Professionals, Engineers, Insurance Professionals, Real Estate Developers, and Paralegals.

March 26th, 2019
Courtyard Fort Lauderdale North/Cypress Creek
2440 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309


Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference

February 27, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The Groundbreaking Women in Construction conference (GWIC) is for women and men in all construction sectors—architecture, engineering, consulting, contracting, supplier-vendors and related businesses, and in all career fields and levels, to expand their understanding of workplace interactions, key industry issues and better talent management. This annual conference presented by ENR and in partnership with Peckar & Abramson, P.C., is comprised of Keynote Addresses, Panel Discussions, Breakout Sessions, and more.

May 23rd-24th, 2019
Hyatt Regency San Francisco
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111


Sherman & Howard’s Annual Construction Law Seminar

February 19, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This one-day seminar will cover Liquidated Damages, Contract Termination, New Contracting Issues, Legislative Update, OSHA, Arbitration, Contracting with the City and County of Denver, and more topics.

March 15th, 2019
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt Street
Denver, CO 80216


Tucson ABA Insurance Coverage Seminar Coming Soon

February 11, 2019
Tred R. Eyerly - Insurance Law Hawaii

The dates for this year's ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar in Tucson are February 27 to March 2, 2019. Again this year, the seminar promises to provide cutting edge CLE programming and many networking opportunities. I will be on a panel addressing "Changing Climate, Changing Risks and Policies," with my esteemed colleagues, Rina Carmel, Esq., Karin S. Aldama, Esq., and Demetrius E. Rush, Esq.

Registration information is here. If you have any interest in coverage issues, this is the event to attend.


NBI Seminar: Real Estate Law Boot Camp

February 6, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar will cover topics such as real estate transactions; gain an understanding of title and title insurance; delve into the basics of easement, boundary, land use issues and much more. Attendees will include Attorneys, Real Estate Agents/Brokers, Title Professionals, Lending Professionals, Engineers, Surveyors, and Paralegals.

February 11th-12th, 2019
Town & Country Inn and Suites
2008 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407


The Seminar Group's Insurance in the Construction Industry

January 28, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Stafff

This two-day Seminar Group event will provide information on understanding the legal and regulatory framework within the insurance industry. Topics include Recent Case Law Update, Judge’s Perspective on Construction and Insurance Issues, Duty to Defend, and many others.

March 12th-13th, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Midtown / Homewood Suites
97 10th Street NW
(Corner of 10th ST NW and Williams ST NW)
Atlanta, GA 30309


Insurance in the Construction Industry

January 21, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

Insurance for Construction Claims impacts all demographics, all organizations, and all businesses whether public or private. Understanding the present state of the insurance industry is important not only for insurance professionals, but for anyone who owns property, conducts business, or operates in a public setting. This program will give you the tools you need to understand the evolving Construction Insurance Industry, from Case Law Updates to current complex issues such as Duty to Defend, Duty to Settle, Coverage for Continuing Damage, Additional Insured Endorsements, and OCIPs, CCIPs, WRAPs and Non-Traditional Insurance.

March 12th-13th, 2019
97 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309


Legal Aspects of Construction Contracts

January 15, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This two-day course focuses exclusively on the legal environment and the legal aspects of contracting for construction projects. At the conclusion of this event, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify and describe construction-specific legal provisions,
  • List various contracts likely to be a part of any construction project,
  • Explain and apply contract clauses specific to construction,
  • List potential risk to organization and agencies and propose mitigation, and
  • Navigate construction contracts to ensure your company/organization's interests are served.

July 10th-11th, 2019
Texas LBJ School
2315 Red River Street
Austin, TX 78712


5th Annual California Construction Law Seminar

January 9, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar will cover the latest developments and issues that needed to understand how to complete a successful project. The conference will cover the following topics: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Computer / Software / Internet, Construction, Contracts, Drugs / Narcotics, Insurance, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Technology. Attendees will include contractors, subcontractors, owners (public and private), attorneys, construction managers, bond program managers, surety representatives, architects, and engineers.

March 6th-7th, 2019
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel
1707 4th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401


A Practical Guide to the Davis-Bacon Act

January 2, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

A special one-day program for those involved with Government contract labor and wage requirements— personnel professionals, contract managers, compliance officials, legal counsel and financial personnel. Attendees will learn In-depth analysis of the Act’s requirements regarding wage rates and their impact on your daily activities, Dispute and problem resolution, Analyses of pending and proposed legislative initiatives, and Effective compliance procedures.

April 12, 2019
Hyatt Place Denver Downtown
440 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202



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