Agenda

Registration:                        8:00 – 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 – 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 – 5:00 pm

Construction Contract Fundamentals
J. Keller

    Contract terminology
      • Parties, consideration, term, performance, substantial performance,
        breach, remedies, damages
   Understanding types of construction contracts:
   Stipulated sum
      • Cost plus fee
      • Design build
      • Construction management
   Understanding roles and relationships of project participants:
      • Owners, architects/engineers, construction managers, contractors, subs and suppliers
   Contract negotiation and drafting
   Exploring the law of construction contract interpretation

 The Primary AIA Contract Documents 
J. Keller

   A101-2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor
      (Stipulated Sum)
   A102-2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor
      (Cost Plus Fee with/without GMP)
   B101 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect
   A133-2009 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Construction Manager
      Where Construction Manager is also Constructor
   A141 – 2014 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Design Builder
   A401 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor
   C401 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Architect and Consultant

AIA A201: General Conditions 
G. Snodgrass, N. Meriage

   Overview of new updates to AIA documents
   General provisions
   Project participants: owner, contractor, architect, engineer, subcontractors
   Changes in the work
   Time, payments and completion
   Protection of persons and property, insurance and bonds
   Defects in and correction of work
   Miscellaneous provisions
   Termination, suspension, claims and disputes

Supplemental or Alternate AIA Contract Documents 
B. Thomas

   A105-2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for a Residential
      or Small Commercial Project
   A107-2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for a Project of
      Limited Scope
   B105-2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect for a Residential or
      Small Commercial Project
   The “SP” Series for Sustainable Projects
   AIA Contract Documents for Digital Practice

Case Study: Reviewing Completed Contract 
Documents for a Sample Project
B. Thomas


Credits

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Architects
     7.0 HSW CEUs/CE Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to engineers in all states and 7.0 HSW CEUs/continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Missouri.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers

James R. Keller

Counsel at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.
Mr. Keller is counsel at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C., where he concentrates his practice on construction, complex litigation, real estate and alternative dispute resolution (ADR). He has a law degree from Washington University School of Law (1980) and a Journalism degree (Kappa Tau Alpha and Phi Kappa Phi) from the University of Missouri (1977). Mr. Keller has tried more than 100 civil cases in court and arbitration and has served as an arbitrator, mediator and neutral in more than 250 cases. The author of more than 100 articles and the speaker at more than 100 seminars, he is listed as a Super Lawyer in construction litigation in Missouri and Kansas.

Nicholas Meriage

Principal – Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.
Nick Meriage is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law where he was awarded the Allen H. Parker Memorial Scholarship, and MU Grant, The JB Reynolds Student Award in Insurance Law, and CALI awards in: Insurance Law, Land Use Controls, and Agricultural Law. Mr. Meriage is developing a focused civil litigation practice. His practice includes professional liability, premises liability, product liability, and business litigation. Previously his practice included ctional work. He is a former small business owner, which helps him relate to the complex issues facing business owners today.

Gary Snodgrass

Principal – Pitzer Snodgrass, P.C.
Gary E. Snodgrass received his B.A. degree in Psychology from Saint Louis University, graduating cum laude in 1973; his master of arts degree in Philosophy in 1975, magna cum laude, from Michigan State University; and his J.D. degree in 1978 from Saint Louis University. Gary was admitted to the Bar in Missouri in 1978 and the Bar in Illinois in 1979. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuits. He is also a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel and The Defense Research Institute. Mr. Snodgrass is the former chairman for the International Association of Defense Counsel Construction Litigation Committee. He is an advocate for American Board of Trial Advocates. Other affiliations: The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Lawyers Association of St. Louis, The Missouri Bar, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, and the Illinois State Bar Association. He completed the American Academy of Attorney-Mediators’ training program in 1994 and serves as a mediator for USA&M on cases pending in various courts in the St. Louis area. Mr. Snodgrass co-authored “Architects and Engineers’ Liability” for the Missouri Tort Law CLE Desk Book series and “Waiver of Subrogation and Allocation of Risk in Construction Contracts” for The Defense Counsel Journal. He is also a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars and trial practice seminars sponsored by the Bar and other professional organizations.

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