ABA 2019 Fall Meeting - Building a Better Construction Industry through Inclusion, Diversity, & Professionalism

August 13, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents a three-day seminar “focused on understanding the business implications of inclusion, diversity, and professionalism across the construction industry.” It “includes advice for litigators and transactional lawyers alike, as well as in-house and outside counsel. Leaders from the ABA, ACEC, AGC, and AIA will forecast cultural and demographic shifts and provide their assessments of the industry as a whole.”

October 23rd-26th, 2019
Philadelphia Marriott Hotel
1201 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107-2897


Pacific Northwest Insurance Law Seminar

August 6, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar “is designed to provide practitioners and insurance professionals with an update on new developments affecting the insurance industry.” Topics covered include Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bad Faith, Ethics, Insurance, and Litigation. This seminar is relevant for Attorneys, and Insurance Professionals.

November 14th-15th, 2019
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


San Francisco Partner Steven Cvitanovic Speaking during PLI’s 21st Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute on November 8, 2019

July 30, 2019
Steven M. Cvitanovic - Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP

Partner Steven Cvitanovic is speaking during the Practising Law Institute’s 21st Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute. He is presenting, “Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate Attorneys” on November 8, 2019.

November 8th-9th, 2019
PLI California
685 Market Street, First Floor
San Francisco, CA

Mr. Cvitanovic may be contacted at scvitanovic@hbblaw.com


The California Lawyers Association Annual Meeting

July 22, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The annual CLA seminar will be “packed with multiple CLE programming, networking opportunities, interactive sessions with CLA Leadership, keynote speakers, an unforgettable night at the Monterey Bay Aquarium, exhibits” and more.

October 10th-12th, 2019
Monterey Conference Center
Portola Hotel & Spa at Monterey Bay
Two Portola Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940


Construction Law & Government Contracting

July 15, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This 8th annual Construction Law and Government Contracting seminar will focus on prosecution and defense of construction related claims as well as bidding upon and successfully performing government contract work. It’s relevant for Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees and Municipal Employees. Topics include lien, bond, and Little Miller Act claims; general employment, immigration, Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA), and prevailing wage concerns for employers; zoning and insurance issues; P3 projects and financing; and a host of government contracting issues

October 8th-9th, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn Midtown / Homewood Suites
97 10th Street NW
(Corner of 10th ST NW and Williams ST NW)
Atlanta, GA 30309


26th Annual Washington Construction Law Seminar

July 9, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Attendees of this two-day seminar will include architects, attorneys, contractors, engineers, government employees, and municipal employees. Sponsored by the firms Jameson Babbitt Stites & Lombard PLLC and Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC, the faculty will cover Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy, Construction, Contracts, Ethics, Government, Insurance, Litigation, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Public Works.

September 19th-20th, 2019
Columbia Tower Club
701 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104


Oregon Construction Law Conference

July 1, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 24th annual Oregon Construction Law Conference is “designed to provide practical advice for real situations facing the industry today.” Topics of this two-day seminar include the following:

  • Case Law Updates
  • Tariffs and Downsizing
  • Issues in the Owner/Contractor Relationship
  • Current Bridge, Highway & Post-Office Projects
  • Handling Electronic Records & Ethical Considerations
  • Contracts, Changes, Claims, Defects & Insurance
  • Residential Construction Litigation
  • Tips for Mediation & Arbitration Proceedings

September 12th & 13th, 2019
World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St
Two World Trade Center Building
Portland, OR 97204


2019 Construction Law Regionals: Sticks & Bricks - Charlotte, NC

June 25, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar is suitable for both new and seasoned construction lawyers, and for owners, contractors, and other construction industry participants. Attendees will learn the key elements of all aspects of construction systems and technology that arise in "vertical" construction projects - from site work and foundations to structural steel; from building enclosures to mechanical systems.

September 9th, 2019
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Center City Division of Academic Affairs
320 E 9th St
Charlotte, NC 28202-2532


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



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