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Construction Law Toolkit: Briefings & eBook Bundle

4 webcast programs and a value-added companion eBook for core fluency

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    This curated bundle of 8 hours of in-depth webcast programming paired with MCLE’s time-tested ebook gives you a solid foundation in the many facets of construction law. Set your own schedule, expand your skill set, and advance your practice with confidence.

    Webcast Briefings

    Negotiating a Construction Contract: Context of construction contract provisions and selecting between different types of contracts; Completing construction projects on time and on budget; Payment of contractor, subcontractors, and materialmen; Project close-out processes; Labor harmony; Construction contract dispute resolution options

    Understanding & Negotiating Commercial Construction Contracts: Types of contracts and basic elements: AIA, consensus docs, public/government project forms, cost delivery clauses (lump sum / cost-plus with GMP), force majeure clauses, change order provisions, insurance requirements and general conditions; Common “claims” provisions: termination for cause v. convenience, dispute resolution: arbitration v. litigation, damages and delay provisions (liquidated damages, waiver of consequential damages, no damages for delay, loss productivity claim protection, initial decision makers); Statutory impact on construction contracts: Prompt Payment Act, Retainage Act, anti-indemnity statutes; Contractual negotiation strategies: provisions most important to owner v. contractor, impact on third parties (architect, lender)

    Construction Claims, Disputes & Litigation: Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act; No damage for delay; Mechanic’s liens; Trends in ADR

    Mechanic’s Liens: Who can claim a mechanic’s lien; Deadlines for perfecting; Removing or dissolving; Priority; Pending disbursements and date down endorsements to loan policies; Lien bonds, dissolutions, indemnities, affidavits, partial waiver, and subordination of lien documents; Forced funding and its effect on construction loans; Prompt Pay Law

    Companion eBook

    • Massachusetts Construction Law and Litigation: A comprehensive approach to the subject, beginning with the preparation and negotiation of private and public construction contracts. The book then takes on the legal issues that arise in setting up and operating a construction project, such as bonds, insurance, liens, and disputes as to the parties’ performance. It concludes with a series of issues relating to construction litigation—contract claims, tort claims, and damages—with tips you can use in practice.

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