Construction Law Forum

Blueprint for Success: Contracts 101
A solid contract is as essential as having the right foundation. Porter Wright corporate attorney Josh Bialek will cover the basics necessary to starting a project off on the right foot.

Is Your License Up to Date?
Join Patrick White, attorney and member of the Contractor Licensing Board, for his insights on avoiding being called before the Collier County Contractor's Licensing Board - and what to do if you are. Patrick will share tips on how to keep you in compliance.

Protection Against the Unknowns: ABCs of CGL
Knowing whether you are covered for the unexpected can help you keep your focus on the job at hand - and not on wondering "what if...". Ryan Sherman will discuss the essential considerations in CGL coverage for construction defects.

Breaking Ground: Project Documentation
The contracts are signed and your crew is on site. If a dispute should arise, what are the project documents that can have an impact on your case? With a construction and legal background, Tom Nocar will offer a practical perspective on drafting project documentation during the course of construction.

When Trouble Does Knock: Lien Enforcement Update
Regardless of how well you plan or prepare, projects hit snags. Learn the latest in lien enforcement and how to leverage your position for an optimal outcome from Javier Pacheco.