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Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Thursday, November 4, 2021
1:00 – 3:00 pm CDT


Presented by
Peter W. Hahn
Eric B. Kjellander

Review project documents, examine legal issues and contract disputes and resolve disputes
through mediation, arbitration, and litigation


 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 will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) – macOS Catalina (10.15)

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Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
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Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

2.0 CE Hours (non-HSW)

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

International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Administration)


Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in NJ or TN, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (No. S-0130).

Course-by-Course Providers:
Association of State Floodplain Managers
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects, and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2), and §79-1.5(i)(2)). Only AIA HSW-approved courses qualify for New York engineering credit.

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).


Peter W. Hahn

Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan and Aronoff in Columbus, Ohio

Mr. Hahn advises owners and contractors on legal issues and liability avoidance and every phase of a construction project, from the drafting and negotiation of contracts through post-project problems and construction defect claims. Mr. Hahn also regularly advises public authorities throughout Ohio and Kentucky on such topics as construction procurement, project delivery methods, contract terms, regulatory compliance, and claims. He is listed by Best Lawyers as a top construction attorney. Mr. Hahn has a bachelor’s degree from the College of Wooster and a law degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Eric B. Kjellander

Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan and Aronoff in Columbus, Ohio

Mr. Kjellander represents various entities involved in commercial and public construction projects, including owners, contractors, developers, lenders, surety companies, specialty trades, manufacturers, and subcontractors through all aspects of construction law including mediation, arbitration, and litigation. Mr. Kjellander handles breach of contract claims; extra work claims; construction defect claims; schedule disputes; payment/performance bond claims; mechanic’s liens; indemnity actions; payment disputes; prompt pay disputes; prevailing wage issues; design defects; differing site conditions; claim development and defense; bid protests; delay and acceleration claims; and other construction related claims. His experience also includes representing sureties in multi-project defaults, including the investigation and defense of performance and payment bond claims on private and public projects, negotiation of takeover, tender and completion agreements, and performance of completion work. Mr. Kjellander is a frequent writer and speaker on a number of construction related topics. He currently serves as the Chair of the Construction Law Committee for the Columbus Bar Association. 

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: Focus on Project Documents and Contract Disputes

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines how to review project documents, legal issues in construction contracting, and resolving contract disputes.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the use of standard forms or custom documents.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the use of contract agreements, performance bonds, payment bonds, contract conditions (general and supplementary), specifications (Format, CSI 1995 and 2004), shop drawings, and contract modifications.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss contract legal issues, including changed conditions, delays, acceleration, payment claims and final payments, and contractual and statutory warranties.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss how to resolve disputes through mediation, arbitration, and litigation.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with construction contracting

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/14/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.