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Tuesday, March 1, 2022
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CST


Construction Contract Fundamentals                     K. Hardwick
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                     C. Farrar
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 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                     M. Becker
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                    J. Thompson
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                     J. Thompson
for a Sample Project


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

7.0 CE Hours (non-HSW)

AIA:     (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 LU| Elective

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Administration)


Continuing Education Credit Information
AIA Contract Document Workshop
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 continuing education hours to architects in states that allow non-HSW coursework.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (S-0130).

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU| Elective. Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Administration (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Mark R. Becker

Shareholder with Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A., in Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Becker is a leading construction lawyer recognized for his skillful advocacy and professionalism in resolving his clients’ most challenging construction related disputes or negotiating their most significant construction contracts. In 2020, Mr. Becker was recognized by Who’s Who Legal as a future leader partner in construction law, one of only three attorneys in the United States to receive this honor. His experience and practice focus in innovative early mediation methods of dispute resolution sets him apart from other lawyers with a traditional litigation-centric focus. Through his effective early mediation advocacy, Mr. Becker has successfully resolved many high-stakes, multi-party, and complex construction disputes for his clients before the onset of the most significant litigation expense. He employs early case evaluation, quantitative analysis, and strategic planning methods to guide clients through their disputes.

Cristopher Farrar

Partner with Bradley in Houston, TX
Mr. Farrar focuses his practice on drafting construction, engineering and architectural agreements, as well as service and operation-related contracts and oilfield transactions. He represents clients in a wide range of sophisticated and complex project development matters related to commercial, energy, oil and gas, power, renewable, manufacturing, chemical, pipeline, offshore, and infrastructure. Having served as in-house counsel for international engineering and construction companies, Mr. Farrar is a trusted advisor and consultant on the development of construction projects by leading clients through the development and negotiation of project documents. He has significant experience on a broad range of transactions throughout the entire project cycle – from selection of the proper delivery system through punch list completion. He has drafted and negotiated bespoke agreements, including unique contractual agreements, as well as AIA and FIDIC industry forms.

Kyle R. Hardwick

Attorney with Best & Flanagan, LLP, in Minneapolis, MN
Mr. Hardwick is a construction and energy law attorney. From nuclear power plants to windfarms, bridges to roads and dams, Mr. Hardwick has solved problems for a wide range of parties, including private and public owners, contractors, subcontractors, and nonprofit organizations. He regularly drafts and negotiates construction, design, supply chain, and procurement contracts for parties across the construction spectrum. Mr. Hardwick litigates construction and real estate cases in state and federal courts and has successfully handled numerous arbitrations and mediations.

Jennifer A. Thompson

Partner at TTLO Law in Edina, MN
Ms. Thompson has been practicing construction and real estate law her entire legal career. Her work includes multi-party construction litigation as well as multi-party, multi-tier transactional work, including contract negotiation and drafting. Her legal practice involves assisting clients on bidding, contracting, and claims prosecution for both public and private projects. This work involves such matters as advising and counseling clients on issues of government contracting, including procurement and government regulations. Ms. Thompson has experience in surety work, mechanic’s lien claims, construction defects, and construction contract disputes. She is the legal advisor to the Association of Women Contractors (AWC) and takes great pride in her work representing women-owned construction businesses in matters relating to WBE, DBE, and MBE certifications, as well as other construction and business matters. Ms. Thompson currently serves as the Treasurer of the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA). She is the chair of the MSBA Membership Committee and a member of the MSBA Council and Assembly. Ms. Thompson is also a past-chair of the Construction Law Section of the MSBA.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: AIA Contract Document Workshop

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course is a detailed examination of construction contact terminology, types of construction types, roles and relationships of project participants, legal aspects of construction contacts, and select AIA contract documents.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to know when to use AIA Standard forms A101-2017, A102-2017, B101-2017, A133-2009, and A401-2017, and they will be able to identify the obligations and project participant relationships that are created by those agreements.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to know when to use and understand the obligations of supplemental or alternate AIA contract documents A105-2017, A107-2017, B105-2017, and “SP” Series for Sustainable Projects.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify and differentiate types of construction contracts and when each type is best suited for the project.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify changes to AIA A201: General Conditions affecting project participant relationships, changes in work, time, payments and completion, protection of persons and property, insurance and bonds, defects and correction of work, termination, suspension, claims and disputes.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with construction contracting

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 10/26/2023

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Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $299.00


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