Lorman Seminar: Construction Early Dispute Resolution Fundamentals

June 13, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This one-day live webinar will focus on getting “earlier resolutions of dispute with less legal and expert expense--and often with preserving valuable relationships.” Once you have taken the seminar you will be able to do the following: 1, Describe what a construction client needs when they encounter an impassed dispute; 2, Will be able to recognize anticipating and overcoming impasse; 3, Be able to discuss examples of contruction client dissatisfaction with lawyers meeting their position change needs, and finally, Will be able to explain how to get opposing parties to agree to an early mediator hire.

June 18th, 2018
Live Webinar


NBI Seminar: Construction Contracts from Start to Finish

June 13, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This one-day seminar on construction contracts is suitable for attorneys, paralegals, and construction executives. The course will cover Louisiana Construction Law Update, Types of Construction Contracts, Drafting and Negotiating Construction Contracts to Prevent Disputes and Provide Remedies, Risk Allocation in Contraction, Contract Termination and Claims, and Ethical Considerations.

July 20th, 2018
Hyatt Place Baton Rouge
6080 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70809


AGC’s Safety & Health Conference

June 6, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

Attendees at the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Safety and Health Conference will “participate in the development of regulatory and legislative activity on both at the national and local level, assist in the development and creation of new safety training programs and products, and hear the latest initiatives from OSHA and other industry experts.”

July 25th-27th, 2018
JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 S. West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Construction Delay, Acceleration and Inefficiency Claims Seminar

May 30, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

According to Federal Publications Seminars, this course is designed to educate and guide those involved in schedule, performance, and efficiency-related claims. It is a concise analysis of the entire process. The course has been distilled into two highly concentrated days of work.

November 6-7, 2018
American Management Association
2345 Crystal Dr Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22202


HalfMoon Seminar: Special Inspections under California Building Code Chapter 17

May 24, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This one-day, live seminar will cover the following topics: Overview of Special Inspections, Soil and Foundation Inspections, Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections, Steel Inspections, Wood Construction, Fire-Resistance and Exterior Insulation Inspections, Seismic and Wind Resistance, Load Testing and Material and Test Standards, and Discrepancies and Reports.

June 12, 2018
Four Points by Sheraton San Jose
1471 North 4th Street
San Jose, CA 95112


Save the Date: 2019 AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo

May 16, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

The Inaugural AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, from April 30th through May 2nd of 2019: “This interactive three-day conference & expo is designed to inform and inspire today’s entire building team — innovative and influential architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, owners and more. Educational sessions will include five separate tracks focused on plumbing, HVAC/mechanical systems, flooring, building envelope and roofing. As an attendee you will walk away from this event with the connections and knowledge to leverage tomorrow’s building processes and construction technologies.”

April 30th-May 2nd, 2019
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018


HalfMoon Seminar: Complying with OSHA Construction Safety Regulations

May 3, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This seminar will provide an overview of construction safety hazards, statistics and OSHA requirements including Fall Prevention/Restraint, Ladders and Stairways, and Trenching and Excavation.

May 22nd, 2018
Holiday Inn Columbus/Worthington
7007 North High Street
Worthington, OH 43085


Lorman Live Webinar: California Contractor License Law Update

April 11, 2018
Laura Parsons - CDJ STAFF

Earn AIA, CLE, or ICC credit while attending this live Webinar led by attorney Paul W. Berning. Topics include Harsh Penalties, Big Areas of Risk, Obligations Imposed on Contractors by Statute, Special Requirements for Home Improvement Contracts, and Dispute Resolution.

Live Webinar
April 20, 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST


Halfmoon Seminar: Complying with Fire and Building Codes

March 29, 2018
Meg Scane - CDJ STAFF

This live webinar offers credits for architects and engineers. The topics include occupancy classifications, means of egress, and much more.

May 3, 2018
Live Webinar


Lorman Live Webinar: How to Read Key Clauses in Boilerplate Contracts

March 22, 2018
Laura Parsons – CDJ Staff

Earn AIA, CLE, or ENG credits while learning about contracts. Topics covered encompass what to include and not include in a contract, clauses, and key phrases. This one-day live Webinar is being taught by Larry P. Lubka, a partner at Lubka & White LLP.

April 16, 2018
Live Webinar


2018 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference

March 14, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ Staff

Mark your calendars now for the 2018 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference. The educational sessions will address many areas of the construction industry including construction defects, coverage issues, subcontractor issues, and risk management. Don’t miss out on this great networking and educational opportunity.

September 26-28, 2018

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 N Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 606111


Lorman Live Webinar: AIA Documents B-Series: Agreement Between Owner and Architect

February 28, 2018
Laura Parsons - CDJ STAFF

Earn AIA, CLE, or ENG Credits while learning about the changes to AIA’s Owner- Architect Agreements, AIA Forms, and the most common negotiated changes to AIA’s Owner-Architect Agreements. This one-day live webinar is being taught by Timothy R. Conway, a founding partner of Conway & Mrowiec.

March 8, 2018
Live Webinar


Construction Law Institute – The Florida Bar

February 22, 2018
Meg Scane - CDJ STAFF

Take a break from winter by attending the 11th Annual Construction Law Institute in Orlando, Florida. This two-day event offers advanced CLE credits and construction law board certification. Topics covered include Theories of Recovery and Cause of Action, Chapter 558, Suretyship, and much more.

March 8-10, 2018.
JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837


West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

February 15, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ Staff

The 25th annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect seminar returns to the Disneyland Hotel this May. The seminar includes keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions on industry-relevant topics, as well as receptions that provide networking opportunities. Over 1600 people attend each year from the legal, insurance, builder, contractor, and subcontractor industries as well as others.

May 16-18, 2018
Disneyland Hotel
1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802


Construction Contract Webinar

February 7, 2018
Laura Parsons - CDJ STAFF

Lorman Live Webinar: Implied Obligations in Construction Contracts “will help those who frequently or infrequently negotiate, administer, and manage construction contracts identify, analyze, and apply some of the more commonly recognized implied contract obligations to better protect their rights, avoid liabilities, and resolve disputes.” Topics include origins of implied contract obligations, implied contract obligations, and modifying implied obligations.

February 20, 2018
1:00-2:30 pm EST
Live Webinar


Keith Bremer will be speaking at the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, 57th Annual Seminar

January 31, 2018
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP

“Keith G. Bremer will be attending the 57th annual Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Conference/Seminar. This year’s event is set to take place on February 8-9, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Keith G. Bremer will be a featured speaker on February 8, addressing the issue of “How to Win at Mediation”. Keith will be joined on the dais by panel members: Eric Traut (Plaintiff's counsel perspective); Peter Searle (renowned mediator); as well as Honorable Teresa Sanchez Gordon, Retired; and the Honorable Helen Bendix.”

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
JW Marriott LA Live
Los Angeles, California
900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015


Construction Contract Workshop

January 24, 2018
Margaret Scane - CDJ STAFF

This seminar offers continuing education credits for engineers, contractors, and architects. Topics of interest include, “understanding construction contract essentials, reviewing bidding documents, reviewing project documents, understanding issues in contract administration, examining legal issues and contract disputes, and handling ethical issues in construction contracting”.

February 15th, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
500 North Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78701


Live Webinar January 17th

January 10, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ STAFF

Earn AIA, CLE, ENG, and ICC credits by attending this live webinar which, “is designed for engineers, architects, construction and project managers, contractors, subcontractors, presidents, vice presidents, construction professionals and attorneys.” The webinar covers the following topics: “The Role of the Parties to a Construction Project: Initial Responsibilities to or For the Plans and Specifications, The Pre-Bid, Bid or Negotiation Process, Contractual and Implied Liabilities Surrounding the Plans and Specifications, and Documenting Your Claims or Defenses”

January 17th, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm EST

Live Webinar


Half Moon Seminar: California Residential Code

January 5, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ Staff

Presented by Suzanne Kusikm, PE, CBO this will cover recent code amendments and future developments. “This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 non-credit continuing education hours to architects (HSW) and 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in California.” This California Residential Code seminar, “also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors.”

January 30th, 2018
Courtyard Mission Valley Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108


Behind the Curtain: What Every Contractor, Subcontractor and Their Counsel Needs to Know

December 20, 2017
Lori Ann Lange - Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

January 17-19, 2018
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Pointe Drive
Fort Myers, Florida 33908


Lorman Seminar: Ethics of Electronic Discovery and Forensics: Don’t Let Your Evidence Be Disqualified

December 1, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This one-day live webinar “will delve into the rules that govern the identification, preservation, collection and presentation of electronic evidence, with a specific focus on the ethical rules governing such activities.” Topics include Common Types of Electronic Evidence and Sources of Electronic Evidence, Ethical Boundaries for Identifying and Gathering Electronic Evidence, Preservation of Electronic Evidence, and many more.

December 5th, 2017
Live Webinar


HalfMoon Seminar: 2015 International Residential Code

November 15, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar presented by HalfMoon Education Services, will cover the following topics: Developing and Enforecement of Internation Residential Code, Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10), Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11), and Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems. The seminar will be taught by Jared Agee, MCP, CBO, Director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri.

December 20th, 2017
Holiday Inn Forest Park
5915 Wilson Avenue
St Louis, MO 63110


Lorman Live Webinar: Basic Principles of Construction Insurance

November 8, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This seminar will address excessive insurance policies, builders’ risk insurance, and errors and omissions (aka professional liability) policies for design professionals and typical exemptions. After attending this one-day webinar, participants will be able to describe design liability, identify comprehensive general liability, discuss builder’s risk, and review exclusions typically involved in construction claims.

November 16th, 2017
Live Webinar


DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium

November 2, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Voice of the Defense Bar is presenting an educational event for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in insurance coverage. Attendees will be able to engage with insurance industry leaders, experts, and coverage lawyers on emerging issues, recent court rulings, national trends, and the future of insurance coverage law. The seminar will also feature networking events.

December 7th-8th, 2017
Sheraton New York Times Square
811 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019



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