6th Annual Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar

June 27, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar, offered both in person or through a live webinar, will cover “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, and Additional Insured endorsements.” The event is relevant for attorneys, contractors, and insurance professionals servicing the construction industry.

August 25th-26th, 2022
Virtual & In Person Event
Hampton Inn & Suites - Brickell Downtown
50 SW 12th Street
Miami FL, 33130


ABA Forum on Construction Law: The Art of Negotiation

June 20, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association Forum presents its first Summer Conference. The seminar will “delve into the psychology, strategy, and persuasive techniques” attendees “need to successfully negotiate an acceptable outcome.” Participants will learn about “the dynamics impacting” their “client's decision-making so” they “can formulate a winning negotiation strategy.”

July 27th-28th, 2022
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort
111 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451


Chris Collier to Speak at Perrin Asbestos Litigation Trends & Trial Overview Virtual Conference

June 13, 2022
S. Christopher Collier - Lewis Brisbois

Atlanta, Ga. (June 6, 2022) – Atlanta Partner S. Christopher Collier will speak at the upcoming Perrin "Asbestos Litigation Trends & Trial Overview" virtual conference on June 22.

In an informative 45-minute session at 2:00 p.m. ET titled “Lung Cancer Update,” Mr. Collier and his co-panelists will provide a review of recent lung cancer filing trends, including where they are happening and for how much. They will also discuss the Federal Employees' Liabilities Act (FELA) and Jones Act, and how lung cancer cases are different from mesothelioma cases. CLE credits are available.

Lewis Brisbois is a proud sponsor of this event.

June 22nd, 2022
Virtual Event

Mr. Collier may be contacted at Chris.Collier@lewisbrisbois.com


2023 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

June 6, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

Next year, the CONEXPO-CON/AGG returns to Las Vegas, bringing together “contractors, dealers, producers, service providers, and other construction professionals.” Attendees are comprised of “experts from every major construction sector.” In addition to educational sessions, there will be over 1,800 exhibitors “with products in asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, hauling, lifting, trucking, underground construction, and more.”

March 14th-18th, 2023
Las Vegas, NV


2022 IIBEC/AEI Building Enclosure Symposium

May 30, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

For the first time, the International Institute of Building Enclosure Consultants (IIBEC) and the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will be co-hosting the Building Enclosure Symposium (BES). The two-day event will cover topics such as “emerging technologies; codes and standards; specifications; forensics, and restoration.” It features educational sessions and an exhibit hall. Those interested in submitting abstracts should do so no later than June 27th, 2022.

November 14th-15th, 2022
Hilton Milwaukee City Center
509 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203


E-Discovery in Construction Disputes

May 23, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This American Bar Association “webinar will cover suggested innovate concepts and industry trends on ways for attorneys (both in-house and outside counsel), to better manage e-discovery in a construction case, with a focus on minimizing costs and maximizing recovery for clients.” The seminar will help attendees enhance their understanding of useful technologies, learn about the latest e-discovery legal developments, and insightful, proactive steps that can help them manage ESI.

June 21st, 2022
Virtual Event


Angela Cooner to Discuss Terminating Construction Contracts at State Bar of Arizona Convention

May 16, 2022
Angela Cooner - Lewis Brisbois

Phoenix, Ariz. (May 11, 2022) – Phoenix Partner Angela L. Cooner will join the faculty on an upcoming panel at the State Bar of Arizona Convention, hosted at the Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass in Chandler, Arizona from June 27-29.

In an informative 3-hour session, titled “Strategies and Considerations for Terminating Construction Contracts,” taking place on June 28 at 2:00 p.m. PT, Ms. Cooner and her fellow faculty members will discuss the scope and bases for terminations, typical contract provisions, and potential risks imposed on parties who improperly terminate construction contracts. They will also provide tips for drafting and negotiating termination for default and termination for convenience provisions, common termination pitfalls, and how to mitigate risk in the context of owner-prime agreements and prime-subcontractor agreements. CLE credits are available for attendees.

June 27th-29th, 2022
Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass
5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85226

Ms. Cooner may be contacted at Angela.Cooner@lewisbrisbois.com


ENR’s Construction's Leading Technology Forum

May 10, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This three-day seminar allows attendees to connect “with leaders in construction tech, architecture, engineering for two days of learning and networking, including a welcome reception on June 8.” It also includes a series of interactive sessions and will cover “construction productivity, profits and safety.”

June 8th-10th, 2022
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


2022 ALFA International Construction Law Seminar

May 2, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This three-day seminar “includes plenary sessions with experts addressing how significant world events in recent years have impacted the construction industry internationally, how modular construction will shape the future of construction and litigating construction matters in a post-COVID world.” The event is divided into three tracks: “Track 1 will be driven by discussions on what lessons construction industry counsel have learned in the past to better position their companies for future success. Track 2 will offer timely discussions of the impacting issues of today. And finally, Track 3 will provide a glimpse into the legal and risk topics that are expected to impact the future of the industry in the years ahead.”

July 27th-29th, 2022
Ritz-Carlton, Bacara
8301 Hollister Ave
Santa Barbara, California 93117


Upcoming Construction Law Webinar on Material-Cost Escalation (April 29, 2022)

April 25, 2022
Ahlers Cressman & Sleight PLLC

The Associated General Contractors of Washington (“AGC”) is hosting a webinar entitled “Material-cost escalation: What are my options?” on April 29, 2022 at 8:30 A.M. via Zoom.

The webinar will present the latest information on:

  • potential options to mitigate challenges related to recent material price increases, including proactive strategies to avoid or mitigate the impact of material-cost escalation for new work, contractual rights and obligations, and contract clauses to invoke or avoid when confronted with material-cost escalation; and
  • best practices and strategies to address material-cost escalation.

Ahlers Cressman and Sleight PLLC is excited to have two of its attorneys (and AGC Members), John P. Ahlers and Lindsay T. Watkins, presenting the webinar.

To register, click here.

April 29th, 2022
Virtual Event


Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

April 19, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar in Miami “will address the most challenging issues that arise in managing project schedules and delays and will present cutting-edge techniques for documenting, analyzing, and presenting project schedule delay events, providing guidance on how to avoid, negotiate, and resolve these disputes.” The event is relevant for Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Municipal Employees, and Government Employees.

May 26th, 2022
Hampton Inn & Suites - Brickell Downtown
50 SW 12th Street
Miami FL, 33130


Construction Law in Montana

April 11, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar will cover “a wide range of topics including: recent developments in Montana and Federal case law, statutes and regulations, procurement policies and trends under the Biden administration, construction contracting, insurance issues, and many others.” It is relevant for “any Construction Law practitioner and for construction professionals who wish to better understand the nuances of many areas of law that affect the construction industry.”

May 18th, 2022
Delta Hotels Helena Colonial
2301 Colonial Drive
Helena MT, 59601


The ABA In-House Counsel Summit: Shining a Light on the Construction Issues Keeping In-House Counsel Up at Night

April 4, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents their annual 2022 meeting and Forum on Construction Law this May. A few of the topics that attendees will learn how to manage include “Draft and negotiate ancillary agreements to address unique issues that arise on construction projects;” “Address critical employment issues in the construction industry;” and “Understand the legal implications of emerging construction technologies.” The 4-day seminar includes keynotes as well as many opportunities for networking.

May 4th-7th, 2022
Virtual & In-Person Event
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
811 7th Avenue, W 53rd St
New York, NY 10019


The 28th West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

March 28, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar returns to Anaheim, California this May. The approximately 1400 attendees are “from the legal, insurance, builder, contractor, subcontractor and numerous other communities” and they travel “from all across the United States and several foreign countries.” The event includes keynotes, breakout sessions, an exhibition hall, and numerous networking opportunities.

May 12th-13th, 2022
Disneyland Hotel
1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802


Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

March 21, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar “will cover critical-path schedule and delay concepts and principles essential for understanding and presenting project delay issues and claims, as well as advanced technical and legal concepts and strategies for addressing schedule delay, disruption, and acceleration claims.” Guidance will be provided on “the most challenging issues that arise in managing project schedules and delays and will present cutting-edge techniques for documenting, analyzing, and presenting project schedule delay events, providing guidance on how to avoid, negotiate, and resolve these disputes.”

May 6th, 2022
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle WA, 98101


Save the Date: ConExpo 2023

March 14, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

ConExpo returns to Las Vegas a year from now. The event brings together “experts from every major construction sector” and “you’ll meet the people who make the machines, discover new technologies and build relationships in the construction community.” Attendees include contractors, dealers, producers, service providers, and other construction professionals. The conference includes over 1,800 exhibitors “with products in asphalt, aggregates, concrete, earthmoving, hauling, lifting, trucking, underground construction, and more.” The tickets go on sale in August.

March 14th-18th, 2023
Las Vegas, NV


Save the Date: Women in Construction Leadership and Networking Conference

March 6, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 16th annual Women in Construction Leadership and Networking Conference will be held in person in Washington, DC this October. Last year’s event included a Buffet Breakfast, Meet & Greet, Panels, Breakout Sessions, Lunch and Networking Activity, and Keynotes. If you have a topic suggestion for the 2022 conference, you may complete the nomination form by March 31st.

October 28th, 2022
Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001


AIA Conference on Architecture 2022

February 28, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture returns to Chicago where they will “explore architecture’s ability to drive new thinking in one of the most design-forward, sustainable cities in the U.S.” The event includes over 90 seminars exploring “topics, projects, & trends that are redefining our industry,” as well as Practicums, Tours, and an Expo CE. The Architecture Expo will feature “a 166,000 sq. ft. product playground that reflects Chicago’s iconic cityscape.”

June 22nd-25th, 2022
McCormick Place
2301 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60616


Net Zero Construction Conference 2022

February 21, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day conference “brings together the top leaders in sustainable construction to discuss the trends and technologies that are paving the way for a net zero future.” The event will allow virtual attendees to learn about sustainable construction technologies and trends and connect and network with construction professionals and companies. Participants will have access to all recorded sessions for thirty days after the event.

March 10th, 2022
Virtual Event


2022 Groundbreaking Women in Construction Conference

February 14, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The annual Groundbreaking Women in Construction (GWIC) Conference will be held in person after being held virtually for the past two years. The GWIC is presented by ENR, in partnership with Peckar & Abramson, and will be returning to San Francisco, California. This two-day event “serves as a catalyst that helps women expand their presence, influence and career success in an ever shifting industry—and to share, learn, challenge and inspire in their organizations.” Attendees include industry professionals from architecture, engineering, consulting, contracting and related businesses.

May 12th-13th, 2022
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102


8th Annual California Construction Law Seminar

February 7, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This two-day seminar, offered in person and virtually, is relevant “for contractors, subcontractors, owners (public and private), attorneys, construction managers, bond program managers, surety representatives, architects, and engineers.” It aims “to provide practical advice for real situations facing the industry today.” The seminar will address the “latest developments and issues” necessary for completing “a successful project.”

May 12th-13th, 2022
Location TBD


CLSA Webinar: Defeating Reptilian Tactics in Construction Litigation

January 31, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This free webinar will cover how “’Reptilian Tactics’ have become the norm in all varieties of litigation. In order to defeat it, you must have a deep understanding of its ‘scientific basis,’ theory and tactical approach.” Attendees will be provided with “the strategy in the construction context” as well as “the theory and current trends.” Topics will include construction litigation applications, defense strategies during discovery and depositions, preparing witnesses for these tactics, as well as pretrial and trial suggestions.

February 16th, 2022
Virtual Event


ABA 2022 Midwinter Mtg: The Business of Construction: Think More Like a CEO, Less Like a Lawyer

January 24, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This year’s American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Construction Law “invites participants to look at the challenges facing the construction industry from a business, rather than simply a legal, perspective.” A few of the topics to be covered are “the challenges of rapid corporate growth and contraction; tightening construction financing in an uncertain market and practical solutions to address these issues; and analysis of project profitability, including the effective use of project estimates and job cost reports.”

February 23rd-25th, 2022
Virtual and In-Person
Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101


The AGC Annual Convention

January 17, 2022
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 2022 Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) convention in Grapevine, Texas “provides contractors the opportunity to gain business-critical insights into the issues most affecting their operations.” It also “brings together experts from across the industry to share their knowledge and help prepare contractors to meet the challenges of today (and tomorrow).” The event includes Construction Safety Excellence Awards, Educational Sessions as well as General Sessions, Receptions, Expos, Dinners to Support Charities, and much more.

March 28th-31st, 2022
Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
1501 Gaylord Trail
Grapevine, TX 76051



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