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Presenter: Jackson Glisson and 3 more

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Recording Location: St Louis, MO

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 14982

Product Number: 18 MOCONLAW 1 26 CDMN PC

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This audio recording is approximately 6.5 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:30 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:30 - 4:30 pm

Construction Contracting in Traditional and Alternative Project Delivery Systems: Finding the Framework That’s Right for the Owner and the Project
Tim Walsh

   Legal rights/duties of construction entities: contractors, design services firms, subcontractors and suppliers
   Design-bid-build: entering into construction contracts and agreements in the traditional construction process
   Design-build: contractor-led, designer-led, joint venture
   Construction manager and construction manager-at-risk

Handling Ethical Issues in Construction
Tim Walsh

   Avoiding ethical issues during the bidding process
   Gifts, favors and the appearance of impropriety
   Your duties to your employer, the project owner, and other project participants
   Adopting practices that minimize ethics issues

Making Changes and Resolving Disputes during the Construction Process
Benjamin Hegvik

   Making changes to the contract and contracted work
      • The contract change clause
      • Types of changes: ordered and constructive changes
      • Requirements for making changes
      • Liability issues
   Solving problems during the construction process
      • Site conditions
      • Delays
      • Disruption
      • Acceleration
      • Accidents

Meeting and Exceeding Federal, State and Local Safety Requirements
Portia Kayser

   Occupational Safety and Health Administration update
   State and local safety regulations
   Allocating responsibility for construction site safety
   Strategies for maintaining site safety

Improving the Project Outcome with Accurate and Effective Construction Contracting
Jackson Glisson

   Understanding contract terminology
   Forming contracts
   Understanding contract obligations
   The law governing construction contracts: the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) and applicable state laws
   Subcontract formation and administration
   Performance and payment issues
   Breach of contract and default


Jackson Glisson

Construction Practice Group of Greensfelder,Hemker & Gale, P.C.
Mr. Glisson is a shareholder in the firm. His practice is concentrated in the area of construction law, including the litigation of construction defect, delay, disruption, acceleration, design defect, and unforeseen site condition claims; procurement disputes; all facets of surety and lien law; contract drafting and negotiation; and pre-litigation dispute resolution and contract close-out. Mr. Glisson is a graduate of the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) where he obtained degrees in Civil Engineering and Law. He is a member of the ABA Forum on Construction Law, the Engineers’ Club of St. Louis, and the AGC of Missouri Supplier/Service Provider Council. Mr. Glisson has served as chair of The Missouri Bar Construction Law Committee and the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Construction Law Committee.

Benjamin J. Hegvik

Foley & Mansfield, P.L.L.P., St. Louis
Mr. Hegvik is a member of Foley & Mansfield’s Construction Litigation team where he represents design professionals, contractors, and developers. He has been admitted to practice law in Missouri and Illinois, and has been named as a “Rising Star” for construction litigation in Missouri in 2015 and 2016. Mr. Hegvik received his juris doctorate degree in 2008 from St. Louis University School of Law where he received the Dean’s Scholarship and also earned a certificate in International and Comparative Law. He received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 2002.”

Portia Kayser

Fisher Patterson Sayler & Smith, St. Louis
Ms. Kayser is a partner in the firm. Her practice focuses on litigation and appeals in the practice areas of construction, municipal liability, law enforcement, and business law matters ranging from acting as general/national counsel to litigating complex constitutional claims. She earned her juris doctor and certificate of International and Comparative Law, cum laude, from St. Louis University School of Law. Ms. Kayser has been recognized by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as a Women’s Justice Award Winner, and she is a frequent speaker on topics ranging from construction contracts to appellate advocacy. While in law school, she served as judicial intern to the Honorable Judge E. Richard Webber of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. Ms. Kayser brings 18 years of business and economic consulting experience to her practice and has an MBA degree in International Management.

Tim Walsh

Norton Rose Fulbright, St. Louis
Mr. Walsh is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group specializing in construction, real estate development and commercial litigation. He represents owners, contractors, and design professionals in the negotiation and drafting of development, design, engineering, construction, and related agreements. He provides advice on partnering and integrated project delivery (IPD) contracts, trade labor and project labor matters, insurance, intellectual property protection, land use and zoning, environmental and building code regulations, professional licensing issues and accessibility laws. Mr. Walsh’s experience also includes the prosecution and defense of construction-related issues, breach of contract, mechanic’s liens, design and construction defects, architectural and engineering design errors and omissions, and performance and payment bonds.