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Construction Contract Fundamentals V. Pallaci
•Parties, consideration, term, performance, substantial performance, breach, remedies, damages
Understanding types of construction contracts:
• Cost plus fee
• 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 A.J. Manion
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)
A103-2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor (Cost Plus Fee 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
Primary AIA Contract Documents, Continued T. Degenhardt
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. Blackwell
Overview of new updates to AIA documents
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
Termination, suspension, claims and disputes
Ethical Issues in Construction Contracting O. Banks
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7.0 Non-HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU| Elective
Including 1.0 Ethics Hour
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Administration)
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This webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 continuing education hours to licensed architects in all states.
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).
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Olaide A. Banks
Principal Attorney at Banks & Associates
Mr. Banks is the principal attorney at Banks & Associates, PLLC, a Houston-based law firm focused on meeting the needs of government and construction contractors throughout Texas. He is a trusted advisor for licensed professionals, CEOs and managers in construction firms, and government contractors. Mr. Banks was licensed as a CPA in 2003 and has more than 20 years of experience as a lead accountant and CFO for successful government contractors. He earned his B.B.A. degree with a double major in Accounting and Finance from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, and secured his J.D. degree from South Texas College of Law. Mr. Banks is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Association of Corporate Counsel and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. Banks is a member of the Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.
Michael S. Blackwell
Partner at Riess LeMieux in New Orleans
Mr. Blackwell represents a variety of clients, ranging from general contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, insurers, and sureties in construction and labor issues, to companies involved in sales, acquisitions, corporate governance matters, commercial disputes, and other challenges arising in the commercial arena. He has engaged in significant contract negotiation; corporate formation, structuring, and governance matters; sales and acquisitions of assets and ownership interests; contract negotiation and drafting; construction disputes involving delays, terminations for default, payment, asset seizure, fraud, labor and employment issues; and a variety of other disputes that arise during construction. Mr. Blackwell regularly lectures on matters affecting construction clients, on ethics and liability for engineers, and on changes in Louisiana construction law for construction managers.
Theodore L. Degenhardt IV
Attorney at Clark Hill in Detroit Michigan
Mr. Degenhardt is an experienced counselor and litigator in the construction space. He provides ongoing representation for design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, and owners in a wide range of public and private projects involving issues like contract negotiation, contract interpretation, construction change directives, damages for delay, defective construction, design errors, differing site conditions, and owner interference.
Co-Founder of Manion Stigger, LLP
Mr. Manion is co-founder of Manion Stigger, LLP, a law practice devoted to representing and advising construction professionals. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Manion. was educated as an engineer and worked in project management for an ENR 100 contractor. Before Manion Stigger, he was part of the national construction practice of an AMLAW 200 firm and a law clerk in the United States District Court. His three decades’ experience in construction includes prosecuting and defending large payment claims in a variety of construction contexts, drafting and negotiating hundreds of construction-related transactions, and working closely with clients to manage operational risk. Mr. Manion brings to each task the combined lessons of an engineering education, MBA education, project management background, experiences as an advocate. Manion Stigger represents general contractors, construction managers, design-builders, and specialty contractors throughout the United States.
Vincent T. Pallaci
Attorney and Managing Member at Kushnick Pallaci PLLC (Long Island, NY)
Mr. Pallaci focuses his practice on complex construction, business and insurance litigation. He represents general contractors, developers, subcontractors, owners, construction managers, architects and engineers in a wide variety of disputes including defective construction, excavation and property damage litigation, delay, scope of work disputes, mechanic’s lien foreclosure and defense, defense of OSHA violations, ECB violations, construction license agreements, labor law claims and employment claims. Mr. Pallaci has successfully represented clients in arbitration and mediation as well as in state and federal litigation. His clients have ranged from small locally-owned businesses to nationally and internationally known members of the Fortune 1000 and S&P 500. Mr. Pallaci holds the highest possible “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale Hubble, is recognized as a “Top Construction Attorney” by AVVO and has been recognized as a “rising star” by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2012. In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Pallaci is a former chairman of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Construction Law Committee and has lectured and written more than 100 articles on construction law topics, including strategies for mitigating and avoiding loss and effective payment recovery options.
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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 contracts, roles and relationships of project participants, select AIA contract documents, and ethical issues in construction contracting.
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 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.
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 explore and discuss ethical issues in construction contracting.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with construction contracting
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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