The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Advanced Construction Law Certification Review Course 2012

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: March 23 - 24, 2012
Reunion Resort • 7593 Gathering Drive • Reunion, FL 34747 • 877-778-2243

Course No. 1335R

This two day course includes the timely topics of Construction Contracts/Understanding A1A Provisions; Lien Law; Construction Contract Specific Issues: Condominiums, Spearin, et al.; Contract Awards and Protests; Damage Theories of Recovery – Delay Damages; Bonding (Private/Public – State and Federal); Construction Products Liability; Chapter 558 – Construction Defects; Friday includes a luncheon speaker: Mark Curriden, author, "Contempt of Court - The Turn of the Century Lynching"; with a reception on Friday evening. The program continues on Saturday with topics such as: the State of the Florida Construction Industry Economy; Construction Lending; Prompt Pay; Insurance (Liability: E&O, BR); Design Professional Issues and the always interesting Ethical Issues in Construction Law.

Friday, March 23, 2012

7:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Late Registration

8:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Introduction and Welcome
Bruce Alexander, West Palm Beach

8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Construction Contracts/Understanding A1A Provisions
Bruce Alexander, West Palm Beach

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Lien Law – Part 1
Lee Weintraub, Ft. Lauderdale

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Construction Contract Specific Issues: Condominiums, Spearin, et al.
Mindy Gentile, Ft. Lauderdale

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contract Awards and Protests
Mia McKowan, Tallahassee

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch (included in registration fee)
"Contempt of Court - The Turn of the Century Lynching"
Mark Curriden, Author

1:55 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Damage Theories of Recovery – Delay Damages
Mike Wilson, Orlando

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Bonding (Private/Public – State and Federal)
John Dannecker, Orlando

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Construction Products Liability
Kim Ashby, Orlando

4:45 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Chapter 558 – Construction Defects
Fred Dudley, Tallahassee

5:15 p.m.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast (include in registration fee)
The State of the Florida Construction Industry Economy
Hank Fishkind, Orlando

9:40 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Lien Law Part 2
Lee Weintraub, Ft. Lauderdale

10:40 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Construction Lending
Ralf Rodriguez, Ft. Lauderdale

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Prompt Pay
Steve Sellers, Tallahassee

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Insurance (Liability: E&O, BR)
W. Cary Wright, Tampa

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Design Professional Issues
Larry Leiby, Ft. Lauderdale

3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Ethical Issues in Construction
Kim Ashby, Orlando

Those who have applied to take the certification exam may find this course a useful tool in preparing for the exam. It is developed and conducted without any involvement or endorsement by the BLSE and/or Certification committees. Those who have developed the program, however, have significant experience in their field and have tried to include topics the exam may cover. Candidates for certification who take this course should not assume that the course material will cover all topics on the examination.


Effective July 1, 2010, every CLE course will feature an electronic course book in lieu of a printed book for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video DVDs. This searchable, downloadable, printable material will be available via e-mail several days in advance of the live course presentation or thereafter for purchased products. We strongly encourage you to purchase the book separately if you prefer your material printed but do not want to print it yourself.

Print the attached PDF brochure for more detailed information.



Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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