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2012 Construction Law

Join a nationally-recognized faculty of construction lawyers, liability and insurance experts, and litigation and economics consultants for UT Law's Construction Law in Dallas. Aimed at the intermediate to advanced practitioner, this program provides broad-based coverage of key litigation and counseling and contract issues. Highlights include: A thorough analysis of risk management and contract issues, including government contracts, potential liability boundaries of architects and engineers, and insurance and financial roadblocks Bernard L. Weinstein, economics expert and SMU professor, provides updates and predictions on the growth of Texas metropolitan areas in comparison to the rest of the United States over the next five years in Economic Prospects for the U.S., Texas and DFW: Short-Term and Long-Term A focused series on litigation: Preparing witnesses for deposition, development and resolution of multi-party cases that are efficient and economically practical, and ethical dangers for construction litigation and how to defuse them Friday's Luncheon Presentation with Edward Josiah, a demonstrative evidence expert at Nautilus Consulting LLC, analyzes the difficulties of presenting complex evidence and gives examples of low-tech and high-tech alternatives: Effective Use of Animations, Simulations and Demonstrative Evidence in Construction Cases Substantive materials and 2.00 hours of ethics Practical advice, papers, sample contracts, and suggestions on how to handle the tough counseling, drafting and litigation issues faced by typical legal practitioners and design professionals are all part of Construction Law. Mark your calendars! more



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2011 Construction Law

Join nationally-recognized construction lawyers and liability and insurance experts for the 2011 Construction Law conference. The 2011 program includes: - Practical and sophisticated analysis of risk management and contract issues, including    • no damages for delay clauses    • direct vs. consequential damages    • the use and enforceability of liquidated damage clauses    • standards of completion    • surety claims issues    • indemnification - A coordinated series of sessions on insurance and who pays, including    • coverage and policy provisions for construction liability    • basic insurance case law update for construction lawyers    • the changing construction insurance market - Friday’s focused presentations on litigation, including    • identifying the players and pressure points    • allocating liability and damages in multiparty litigation    • electronic discovery and document production    •  “Top 10 Mistakes Litigators Make in Construction Arbitrations” - Construction case law update, Thursday's Keynote Luncheon Presentation with Sen. Kirk Watson with legislative updates, and closing presentation Mediation: What Works?  - Substantive materials and 2.00 hours of ethics more



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2010 Construction Law

Join construction lawyers and construction defects experts at the 2010 Construction Law Conference. Highlights include: • In-depth examination of key contract clauses regarding damages, limitations of liability, and price escalation; plus drafting and negotiating key clauses and the issues that arise in both standardized forms and manuscript agreements. • Special coverage of ADR, mediation and arbitration, plus residential construction dispute resolution after the demise of the TRCCA. • Multiple sessions on construction litigation from getting and keeping coverage to effective damage claims and the use of forensic experts to trying a construction defect case. • Sessions on the legal issues related to green building including design issues, contracts, warranties, green standards and LEED certification. • What's Ahead for the Construction Industry? with Karl F. Almstead • Ethics Issues for Construction Lawyers: Conflicts, Settlement Discussions, Liability Allocations and the Proposed New Texas Rules • Substantive materials and 3.00 hours of ethics credit! more



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2008 Construction Law

If you're a construction lawyer, construction defect expert, architect or civil engineer, you won't want to miss Construction Law. Conveniently located near the Galleria in Houston, this year’s program includes a special closing panel by the General Counsel, as well as great opportunities to learn and network with clients and colleagues. Aimed at the intermediate to advanced practitioner, Construction Law provides broad-based coverage of key litigation, counseling and contract issues. The program includes the latest on AIA and ConsensusDOCS, contractor-subcontractor liability, contingent payment legislation, dispute resolution, insurance, work site enforcement, builder's risk, design professionals and more. Practical advice, papers, sample contracts, and suggestions on how to handle the tough counseling, drafting and litigation issues faced by typical legal practitioners and design professionals are all part of Construction Law. Mark your calendars! more



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2007 Construction Law

Join attorneys, engineers, and architects for a comprehensive program on construction law. Conference highlights include: • Primers on construction delivery systems, AIA contracts, and CGL coverage • The impact of various legal areas on construction projects: insurance, immigration, and labor laws • “Top 10 Mistakes by Design Professionals” by a leading Houston architect and Austin litigator • Mock-up of an operating air conditioning system with viewing windows of the internal equipment: see firsthand the common construction defects found in air conditioning systems • Arbitration and ADR options for construction disputes • Rights and remedies involving inspections (and much more!) more



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2006 Construction Law

The Residential Development and Construction Law Conference blends construction law, land use development and real estate finance issues. more



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2005 Construction Law

The Residential Development and Construction Law Conference will blend construction law, land use development and real estate finance issues. more



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2004 Construction Law

This conference is ideal for beginning and intermediate practitioners, as well as anyone in the construction industry — including engineers, architects, developers, builders, lenders, and real estate agents. more



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2003 Construction Law


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