2017 Construction Law Seminar (In-person or Live Webinar)
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When: 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Where: In-person or Live Webinar
625 E. Court Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa  50309
United States
Contact: Christy Cronin

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The Construction Law Section’s CLE event will be held on April 7 at the ISBA Headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa. We are also pleased to offer this CLE event by live webinar. This year’s program is designed for the construction law veteran and for those attorneys who get a construction law issue every now and then. We have entitled the program “Construction 101: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know” because it seemed very descriptive of the program. This year’s program will appeal to a broad spectrum of practices from those who practice mainly in real estate to those who litigate or arbitrate construction law disputes.

The speakers will cover such topics as the basics of construction law issues; what mechanic’s liens are and how to file and resolve them; dispute resolution methods outside of litigation and a case law update with changes to insurance coverage that have resulted. I have no doubt that potential current changes to the construction law landscape will also be discussed.

1:00 - Registration
1:30 - Welcome and Introductions
– Speaker: Brent Soderstrum, Brown, Winick, Graves, Baskerville and Schoenebaum P.L.C.
1:30 - 2:20 – The Basics and Fundamentals of Construction Law – Speakers: Philip Bubb, Fredrikson & Byron PA and Brandon Underwood, Fredrikson & Byron PA
2:20 - 3:05 - Mechanic’s Liens in Iowa Under the New Rules – Speaker: Brian Rickert, Brown, Winick, Graves, Baskerville and Schoenebaum P.L.C.
3:05 - 3:15 - Break
3:15 - 3:45 – Carts & Horses: Common Issues in American Institute of Architects (AIA) Dispute Resolution Procedures
– Speaker: Adam Tarr, Pugh, Hagan, Prahm P.L.C.
3:45 - 4:30 - Construction Case Law Update – Speakers: Stephen Tyler, Whitfield & Eddy PLC and John Templer, Whitfield & Eddy
4:30 - 5:30 - Networking Reception (please indicate attendance when registering)

CLE CREDIT (approved)
2.75 state hours

Prices below reflect the early-bird registration fees. Registering after April 6 will result in a $25 late fee being added on to your registration fee amount.

ISBA Construction Law Section Members - $100
Please use promo code construction when registering to receive the $100 rate. This code is for ISBA Construction Law Section members only. This code is not applicable to YLD Members (Years 1-5) who are members of the section. If you are a current ISBA member and would like to join the Construction Law Section, please contact the ISBA Membership Department at 515-697-7870. Fee to join the Construction Law Section is $15.

ISBA Members - $125
YLD Members (Years 1-5) - $75
Non-ISBA Members - $175
Students - Free

Select attendance preference (in-person or live webinar) when registering for this event. In-person portion of this event will take place at the ISBA Headquarters (625 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309).

If attending via the live webinar, any materials related to this event, as well as joining instructions, will be sent via e-mail prior to the event. Please include an e-mail address when registering for this event. ISBA members, please make sure we have your most up-to-date e-mail address.

Sponsored by The Iowa State Bar Association Construction Law Section