Even more than the building materials themselves, every construction project needs people—and usually a lot of people. These people all have their own roles play in taking the project from conception to completion: the owner, the architect, the contractors, and, of course the lawyers who help to guide them all along the way. Of these, it is the lawyers who need to see the big picture—how the roles of the players relate to each other and overlap, the common problems to anticipate, the and the solutions to those problems when they arise.
This practical program covers the crucial issues and drafting matters that lawyers involved in construction projects needs to know.
• Choice of delivery system and use of industry standard forms
• Structuring the design professional agreement
• Key points in construction contracting—business terms and general conditions
• Subcontracting issues
• The insurance conundrum
• Signs of a project in trouble
See CLE State Accreditation for credit details.
If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via on-demand.