ABA’s 2020 Forum on Construction Law Trial Academy

January 27, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents a three-day program featuring a “factual scenario” that “focuses on issues commonly encountered in construction projects to teach the skills that are needed to successfully try a construction dispute.” Attendees of this training program will “also learn the skills needed to effectively present their opinions in a construction case.”

March 4th-7th, 2020
George L Allen Sr Courts Building
600 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX 75202-4606


CLFT’s 33rd Annual Construction Law Conference

January 20, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Construction Law Foundation of Texas (CLFT) presents their annual Construction Law Conference this March in San Antonio. A few of the topics include Case Law Update, Miller Act, and Proving Delay. The day preceding the conference includes a golf tournament, a Texas Women’s Construction Law Group Forum, and a reception.

March 5th-6th, 2020
The La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Parkway
San Antonio, Texas 78256


NAHB IBS 2020

January 13, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next week, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) presents their annual International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. With 600,000 square feet of space, 1,400+ exhibitors, 67,000+ attendees from 100+ countries, 2 show homes, and 150+ educational sessions, the IBS 2020 will have something for everyone in the home building industry.

January 21st-23rd, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109


37th Annual Advanced Course: Eminent Domain and Land Valuation Litigation 2020

January 6, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This annual seminar will cover relocation, regulatory takings, inverse condemnation, and valuation issues. A few of the many topics announced include Property Rights as Civil Rights: Seeking Justice Though the Fourth and Fifth Amendments; Making Sense of the New Rules After Knick v. Township of Scott: Where Do I Go, What Do I Do; When A River Runs Thought It: Water Rights and Takings.

January 23rd-25th, 2020
Hilton Nashville Downtown
21 Fourth Avenue South
Nashville, Tennessee 37201


DRI Construction Law Seminar

January 1, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Attendees of this three-day seminar will “hear directly from industry insiders on how they are adjusting to and handling the cyber-world, learn the ins and outs of project management software, and hear how climate change is impacting building design and claims.”

April 1st-3rd, 2020
Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 E Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601


Save the Date: CSLA 2020 International Conference & Induction of Fellows

December 22, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Construction Lawyers Society of America’s (CSLA) 2020 International Conference & Induction of Fellows will be in Santa Barbara, California September 16th-18th, 2020. The three-day seminar is for “Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America to enhance their already superior transactional, negotiation, and trial skills; to address practical issues and topics challenging construction and surety lawyers; to amplify methods and approaches used by construction lawyers and alternative dispute resolution professionals in today's changing legal environment; and to afford each individual the opportunity to hear from and interact with some of the finest construction lawyers from North America and around the world.”

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
1260 Channel Dr
Santa Barbara, CA 93108


Save the Date: 2020 ABC Legislative Week

December 16, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next year’s annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Legislative Week will be held June 14th-18th in Washington D.C. The week-long event includes a Diversity Inclusion Summit, Young Professionals Symposium, Free Enterprise Alliance Reception, Legislative Day, and Legal Conference.

June 14th-18th, 2020
Washington, D.C.


AGC’s 2020 Construction Safety & Health Conference

December 9, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Educational options at this annual 3-day seminar include the following topics: Managing safety & health requirements and risk, Factoring safety & health concerns into phases of a project, and Expanding your knowledge and skills. Attendees include Safety Director/Manager/Coordinator, EHS Directors, Risk and, Compliance Directors, Project Managers, Project Superintendents, Safety Engineers, Site Safety & Health Officers, Risk & Loss Control Managers, Human Resource & Safety Managers, Attorneys, Federal Government Officials, and Safety Consultants.

January 15th-17th, 2020
Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 E 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701


ABA 2020 Forum on Construction Law Midwinter Meeting

December 2, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents its Construction Law Midwinter Meeting in Tucson, Arizona this January. The seminar “will explore the role of expanding technology in construction and design, and resultant changes in risk assessment and management.” Attendees will include litigators, transactional lawyers, in-house and outside counsel.

January 23rd-24th, 2020
El Conquistador Tucson
10000 N Oracle Rd
Tucson, AZ 85704-7644


Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims Seminar

November 24, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar “will cover CPM concepts and principles essential for understanding and presenting project delay analyses, as well as advanced technical and legal concepts and strategies for addressing schedule delay, disruption, and acceleration claims.” The course is relevant for architects, attorneys, contractors, and engineers.

March 20th, 2020
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


4th Annual Construction Defect ExecuSummit

November 19, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This fourth-annual construction defect claims conferences covers topics such as Trends, Coverage Decisions, How to Resolve Claims Successfully, Modular Construction, Labor Laws, Technology, and more.

December 10th-11th, 2019
Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center
Uncasville, CT


Webinar Replay: Conducting and Evaluating Environmental Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions

November 12, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The California Lawyers Association presents a webinar that “will review the environmental laws’ liability scheme, programs such as the California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act (CLRRA) and Prospective Purchasers Agreements that can help shield purchasers from environmental liabilities, the necessary components of a properly prepared Phase I and its shortfalls, and also discuss considerations for sellers of contaminated properties.”

December 4th, 2019
Webinar


6th Annual California Construction Law Seminar

November 4, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar will cover State and Federal Case Law, Upcoming Trends: Advances with Modular Construction, Construction Industry Insurance, Forensic Scheduling and Delay Analysis, Environmental Law, and Alternative Dispute Resolution, as well as many other topics. Attendees include contractors, subcontractors, owners (public and private), attorneys, construction managers, bond program managers, surety representatives, architects, and engineers.

March 12th-13th, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles Marina del Rey
4200 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292


Save the Date: ABA 2020 Forum on Construction Law Annual Meeting

October 21, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association’s annual Forum on Construction Law Meeting will be held in Seattle, Washington next April: “The Forum’s mission is to serve the construction industry through education and leadership while Building the Best Construction Lawyers.”

April 23rd-25th, 2020
Sheraton Grand Seattle
1400 6th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101-2318


2020 ABC Convention

October 15, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next year’s annual Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) convention will be in Nashville, Tennessee. This four-day event includes speakers, education sessions, networking opportunities and opening and closing night celebrations.

March 23rd-27th, 2020
Music City Center
201 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203


AGC's Surety Bonding And Construction Risk Management Conference

October 7, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This annual Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) conference will include “four plenary sessions and twenty breakout sessions on a total of sixteen topics (some breakouts will repeat). Also included in the schedule of events are two receptions, two breakfasts, one lunch and a total of six breaks.” The seminar is relevant for the following attendees: “the senior executives of the construction companies in the AGC family and particularly the in-house lawyers and risk managers for those companies. In addition, it includes the sureties, bond producers, insurance carriers, insurance brokers, lawyers and other professionals on whom such executives continue to depend for advice and assistance.”

January 27th-29th, 2020
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa
5001 Coconut Road
Bonita Springs, FL 34134


Webinar Replay: Conducting and Evaluating Environmental Due Diligence for Real Estate Transactions

September 30, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day webinar “will review the environmental laws’ liability scheme, programs such as the California Land Reuse and Revitalization Act (CLRRA) and Prospective Purchasers Agreements that can help shield purchasers from environmental liabilities, the necessary components of a properly prepared Phase I and its shortfalls, and also discuss considerations for sellers of contaminated properties.”

December 4th, 2019
Webinar


2019 Environmental Law Conference at Yosemite

September 23, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The California Lawyers Association presents their annual Environmental Law Conference during the third week of October. Topics covered include Water, Air and Climate Change, CEQA, NEPA, and Land Use, Waste and Chemicals, Energy, and General Interest.

October 17th-20th, 2019
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite
1122 CA-41
Fish Camp, CA 93623


NAHB International Builders Show

September 16, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The annual National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Business Show features educational sessions, master workshops, parties, exhibits, concerts, building showcases, and much more.

January 21st-23rd, 2020
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89109


Construction Defects & HOAs Seminar

September 10, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar will cover topics such as Claims and Damages, Defenses and Key Statues, Insurance, Condominium Claims, and Alternative Dispute Resolutions. Attendees will include Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees, Insurance Professionals, and Municipal Employees.

December 17th, 2019
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


CLSA North American Construction Law Symposium III

September 4, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Attendees of this event will have the opportunity of speaking before and learning from peers in a small group setting. With only 14 speaker slots, the seminar is designed to allow for personal interaction and discussion on all of the presentations, as well as 14 additional slots for observers/contributors. Observers/contributors will participate in the discussions but will not present a topic of their own. A private dinner will be open to attendees and guests on the night preceding the symposium, on December 4th, which will coincide with the 2019 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting.

December 5th, 2019
The Harvard Club of New York City
35 W 44th St
New York, NY 10036


CSLA 2019 International Conference and Induction of Fellows

August 26, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Participants of this three-day conference “will be provided with advanced tools for continued success and expertise in construction law, trial techniques, evidence presentation, courtroom technology, case evaluations and marketing, as well as negotiations and alternative dispute resolution. New Fellows of the CLSA will be formally inducted into the society during the black tie Induction of Fellows Gala on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The conference will also give Fellows the opportunity to network with other distinguished construction attorneys from across North America, earn CLE credit, and enjoy the beauty and splendor of Colorado Springs.”

September 11th-13th, 2019
The Broadmoor
1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906


ABC Leadership Institute 2019

August 20, 2019
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This four-day Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) conference “brings together ABC volunteer leaders to hone leadership, communication and collaboration skills, as well as network with peers. Chapter chairs and chairs-elect are invited to participate in education sessions and the exchange of best practices, all in a collaborative, solutions-orientation environment.”

November 10th-14th, 2019
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa
9800 Hyatt Resort Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78251


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



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