Construction Law Seminar (Speaker Form)
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Please register as a speaker for the Construction Law Seminar by clicking on the link. Speakers attend at no charge and the registration form will request your bio information. Call Christy Cronin at 515-697-7874 if you have any questions.

When: 2/25/2015
1:30-5:30 PM
Where: ISBA Offices
625 E. Court Ave
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

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Outlines Guidelines

Thank you again for agreeing to participate in the 2016 Construction Law Seminar that will be held Feb. 25.  Just a reminder that the program will be held at the ISBA Offices, 625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, Iowa 50309.  Please click on the link above to register as a speaker. 

As a speaker you receive complimentary registration for the seminar as well as one night hotel accommodation if you are traveling over 100 miles.  Room and tax will be paid for by the Bar Association.

Outline format Requirements

All materials
must be submitted to the Bar office in electronic format.  We are able to open the following software:  Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, Corel and Power Point.
  You can e-mail your outline to us at

Due Date:  The final copy is due Feb. 17 by 4:00 p.m. for printing, assembling and distribution purposes.  It is very important that you submit an outline since the attendees are expecting your materials. 

Page Margins:  No less than one (1) inch margin on top, bottom and sides.         

Title Page:  The first page of the written materials will include a title page.  The Bar office will prepare the title page.  Please furnish the following information: The exact title of your presentation, your name, address, phone, and fax. (We typically do not put e-mail addresses on title page, however if you would like us to include your e-mail address please let us know).

Length:  The maximum length is thirty (30) pages.  This includes any reference materials, forms or bibliographies.  If the outline exceeds 30 pages, please call the Bar office at 515-697-7874.

Again, thank you again for agreeing to speak.  If you have any questions or if we can be of additional assistance please call Christy Cronin at 515-697-7874/800-457-3729 or e-mail

Thank you!

1:00 - 1:30 – Registration
1:30 - 1:35 – Welcome and Introduction
– Speaker: Ben Roach, Nyemaster Goode, P.C.
1:35 - 2:05 – Current Issues and Developments in Commercial General Liability (CGL) Insurance on Construction Projects – Speaker: Roger Stone, Simmons, Perrine, Moyer, Bergman, P.L.C.
2:05 - 2:35 – Mechanic’s Liens on Residential Construction Property – Speaker: Stephen Marso, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C.
2:35 - 3:05 – Case Law Update – Speakers: Sean O’Brien and Bradley Beaman, Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.
3:05 - 3:15 – Break
3:15 - 3:45 – Two Common Construction Employment Law Issues
– Independent Contractor vs. Employee Status and Drug Testing – Speaker: Ben Roach, Nyemaster Goode, P.C.
3:45 - 4:15 – Construction Ethics – Speaker: John Templer, Whitfield & Eddy, P.L.C.
4:15 - 4:30 – Q & A
4:30 - 5:30 – Networking Reception
(please indicate if attending when registering)