Fundamentals of Construction Contracts and Surety Bonds

Every Lawyer’s Complete Guide to Construction and Surety Law

Sponsored by the Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law (TICL) Section of the New York State Bar Association. 

Friday, April 17 | NYC
Tuesday, April 21 | Rochester
Tuesday, May 5 | Long Island
Tuesday, May 12 | Albany & Webcast
*9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at all locations

7.0 MCLE Credits: 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice; 3.5 Skills

NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law (TICL) Section Member: $150


Learn more about the Fundamentals of Construction Contracts and Surety Bonds CLE program.  

Agenda

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.         Registration | Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.         Welcome and Introductions

9:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.       Construction Contract Provisions–Express and Implied (Perils and Pitfalls)  | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.     Claims/Damages in Construction Disputes | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.     Break

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
     Causes of Action in Construction Disputes | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

11:50 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.     Lunch (On Your Own)

12:50 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.      Contract Surety | Performance and Payment Bonds | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

1:40 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.        Mechanics Liens | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.        Break

2:40 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.        Trust Funds | Lien Law Article 3-A | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

3:30 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.        Home Building and Remodeling Contracts | 0.5 MCLE Credit in Professional Practice, 0.5 MCLE Credit in Skills

4:20 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.       
Q&As

4:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Faculty

Overall Planning Co-Chairs:
C. Allan Reeve, Esq. | Reeve Brown PLLC | Rochester
Patricia A. Rooney, Esq. |  Patricia Rooney, PC | Lindenhurst


Tuition Assistance: Any New York attorney who has a genuine financial hardship may apply for tuition assistance for a CLE program. Learn more at www.nysba.org/TuitionAssistance.
Newly Admitted Attorneys: This program is transitional. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE
Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the program WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.


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