Making Changes to Construction Contracts
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Wednesday, June 8, 2022
2:00 – 4:00 pm CDT
Joseph R. Haftek, Jr.
What a change order does and doesn’t do
Alternatives to change orders
Construction change orders and their effects
When to request or write a change order
Writing change orders
Making change orders effective
Resolving disputes about changes
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2.0 non-HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU| Elective
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.25 CEUs (Administration)
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Joseph R. Haftek
Partner at Schenk, Price, Smith, & King, LLP (Florham Park, NJ)
Mr. Haftek has represented developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, construction professionals, design professionals and businesses in both state and federal courts. He has experience in handling all aspects of litigation, including prosecution and defense of bid protests, affirmative and construction lien claims; negotiating, drafting and reviewing contracts; collection services; public and school bid protest and contract law issues; and providing general legal advice and guidance for each phase of the construction process. Mr. Haftek is co-chair of the Firm’s Construction Law Practice Group, where he heads the Bid Protest Team, and he is a member of the School Law Practice Group. His knowledge and experience have also been recognized with opportunities as a lecturer to both lawyers and construction industry professionals on topics ranging from construction contracts to public bidding and bid protests.
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Course Title: Making Changes to Construction Contracts
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This two-hour course dives deep into changing a construction contract, primarily change orders, including when to request a change order, how to write an effective change order, and resolving any disputes that may arise from changes. The course also identifies the limitations of change orders and describes alternatives.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify when a change order is appropriate and the proper time to request one.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe what a change order can and cannot do, and determine appropriate alternatives.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to write a change order and to make them effective.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to resolve any disputes that may arise from a change in contract.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Basics of construction contracts
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/30/2025
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