Courtyard Charlotte Airport/Billy Graham Parkway
321 West Woodlawn Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
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Navigate Through Construction Cases with Ease!
The construction process is full of twists and turns. Each project poses its own unique set of characteristics. Are you prepared to handle each step along the way? This insightful two-day course will guide you through the initial steps of drafting and negotiating key contract provisions, determining insurance coverage, and taking care of defects, delays and change orders. Don't miss this opportunity to fine-tune your skills in construction law - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar on how to navigate through the construction process is for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
NBI, Inc. is an accredited sponsor with the North Carolina State Board of Continuing Legal Education. Attendance of this program will result in 12.0 hours of CLE credit, including 1.0 ethics.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 1.20 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Briefly provide an explanation of the construction process. 2. List two factors to consider in determining the right contract for the job. 3. Name two provisions to consider when drafting the contract. 4. State two ways to allocate risk in indemnification provisions. 5. List two types of insurance policies and how your client is protected by each. 6. Provide a brief overview of how indemnification provisions interplay with insurance policies. 7. List two types of construction delays and how to resolve them. 8. Name two must-haves that should be listed in a change order. 9. Briefly explain how mechanics' liens are used to recover payment. 10. State the first step in addressing defects in construction. 11. Compare and contrast direct and consequential damages. 12. Briefly explain how arbitration works in construction. 13. List two ethical issues attorneys may face while handling construction cases.
DEREK ADLER is a junior partner with the law firm of DeVore, Acton & Stafford, P.A., located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mr. Adler focuses his practice primarily on catastrophic personal injury claims and construction issues. He has experience handling wrongful death cases, contract disputes, bad faith insurance claims, and construction and property disputes. Mr. Adler received his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar and the American Bar Association, in addition to his involvement with the North Carolina State Bar. Mr. Adler previously served as president for The Chief Justice William H. Bobbitt American Inn of Court.
CLAY CAMPBELL is an attorney with the law firm of Marcellino & Tyson, PLLC, where he practices exclusively in civil litigation, representing individuals and businesses in a variety of areas, ranging from construction defects and commercial disputes to employment, personal injury, and premises liability matters. He has tried cases in both North Carolina and South Carolina and handled matters in federal court in both states. He has also successfully handled appellate matters in the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2015, Mr. Campbell was selected by the Mecklenburg County Bar to participate in the Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2016. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and his law degree from the University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law. Mr. Campbell is a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, the North Carolina Bar and the Mecklenburg County Bar. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star - construction litigation (2017-2019).
B. DAVID CARSON is a partner in the law firm of Johnston Allison & Hord, PA, where he practices in the areas of construction law and litigation, and commercial civil litigation. Mr. Carson was selected to The Best Lawyers in America, construction law (2018, 2019); Business North Carolina Legal Elite, construction law (2006-2011, 2013-2014, 2016-2018); and the North Carolina Super Lawyers, construction litigation (2011-2018). He is the immediate past chair of the Construction Section Council of the North Carolina Bar Association. Mr. Carson earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association; Mecklenburg County Bar Association; and the National Subcontractors Alliance (NSA), member, Attorneys Council.
JENNIFER D. MALDONADO is a partner with Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. Her practice includes representation of businesses, contractors, designers and engineers, insurers, and individuals in a wide array of matters involving construction law, insurance coverage, personal injury defense, products liability, premises liability, environmental and toxic torts, and commercial litigation. Ms. Maldonado also serves as part of the appellate practice group. She is versed in arbitration and handling commercial disputes pursuant to American Arbitration Association rules and procedures. Ms. Maldonado's practice also includes the investigation of accidents before a lawsuit is filed, often very soon after an accident occurs. She regularly advises clients on litigation avoidance. She regularly lectures on topics such as insurance coverage litigation, insurance bad faith, litigation case management, settlement strategy, risk transfer, and accident investigation. Ms. Maldonado is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, the Defense Research Institute, and the Wake County Bar Association. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her J.D. degree from Campbell University School of Law.
PARKER E. MOORE is a partner in the law firm of Johnston Allison & Hord, PA, in Charlotte, where his practice is concentrated in the areas of construction and general commercial and civil litigation. Mr. Moore has been recognized by Business North Carolina Legal Elite in construction law (2017, 2018, and 2019). He is the current secretary and immediate past treasurer of the North Carolina Bar Association's Construction Council, and is a member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. Mr. Moore earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Greensboro College and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Elon University School of Law.
GENE F. RASH is a partner in the Charlotte office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP. He has handled a variety of construction claims and disputes involving such projects as public highways, office buildings, high-rise towers, hotels, laboratories, waste treatment facilities, shopping centers, and healthcare projects. Mr. Rash has also handled matters involving public project (federal, state and local) claims, as well as mold litigation, and advised clients regarding federal and state procurement issues. He has represented owners, contractors, subcontractors, and surety companies in mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Mr. Rash is a member of the American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry, and the Construction Law sections of the North and South Carolina bar associations. He is a current member and former chair of the North Carolina Bar's Construction Law Section, Lien Law Committee. Mr. Rash also lectures on topics relating to federal contracting issues, as well as avoidance and resolution of construction disputes. He is admitted to the State and Federal bars of North and South Carolina. Mr. Rash received his B.S. degree in civil engineering from North Carolina State University and his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University School of Law.
BRANDON SPLEEN is an attorney with Hutchens Law Firm, where he practices in the areas of creditors’ rights and real estate law. Mr. Spleen has experience in property law, including easements, state and federal liens, foreclosures, mobile home liens, mortgages, and property ownership. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, The West Virginia Bar Association, and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. Mr. Spleen received his J.D. degree from Duquesne University School of Law, and his undergraduate degrees in political science and economics from Duquesne University. While in law school, he was a member of the Corporate Law Society, the Energy & Mineral Law Society, and the International Law Society.
STEELE B. WINDLE III is a partner in the firm of Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP. His areas of practice include construction, commercial litigation, government contracts and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Windle received his B.S. degree from the University of Virginia and his J.D. degree from Wake Forest University. He is a member of the Construction Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association and also a member of the Construction Forum of the American Bar Association. Mr. Windle is a certified arbitrator and on the panel of construction arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association.
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