The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Advanced Construction Law Certification Review Course 2013

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live Presentation: March 7 - 9, 2013
Rosen Shingle Creek - 9939 Universal Boulevard - Orlando, FL 32819 - (866) 996-6338

Course No. 1452R

This 2 1/2 day course involves a comprehensive survey of the law on design liability, construction dispute resolution, public vs. private construction, prompt pay acts, theories of recovery and causes of action, damages and remedies, licensing, procurement, state and federal bonds, construction lending, Lien Law, insurance, chapter 558, condominiums and homeowners associations, ethics, and construction contracts, including the common AIA contracts.


12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Late Registration

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Welcome and Introductions
Lee Weintraub, Ft. Lauderdale

1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Intro by Past Exam Writer
Bruce Alexander, West Palm Beach

1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Design Liability
Richard Chaves, West Palm Beach

2:20 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Construction Dispute Resolution
Denise Hammond, Orlando

3:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Differences Between Private and Public Construction Projects and Prompt Pay Acts
Deborah Bovarnick Mastin, Ft. Lauderdale
Belinda Bacon, Miami
Lisa Colon Heron, Ft. Lauderdale


7:40 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Women’s Breakfast & General Continental Breakfast

8:15 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.
Comments by the Chair of the Construction Certification Committee
Steven Lesser, Ft. Lauderdale

8:20 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Theories of Recovery and Causes of Action
Larry Leiby, Ft. Lauderdale

9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Damages and Remedies
James Moye, Orlando

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

10:15 a.m. – 11:05 a.m.
Drew Winters, Tallahassee

11:05 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.
Procurement: Substance and Procedure
Glenn Miller, Ft. Lauderdale

12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Lunch Presentation and Lifetime Achievement Award (included in registration)
Design & Construction of the Marlins Ballpark: A New Miami Icon
Kenneth Johnson, Executive Vice President, Eastern Division Manager, Hunt Construction Group
Robert K. May, Vice President, Project Executive Hunt Construction Group
Jose M. Pienknagura, General Counsel/Executive Vice President, Hunt Construction Group

1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.
Administrative Procedure Act
William Cea, West Palm Beach

2:35 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.
Mindy Gentile, Miami
Robert Doan, Gainesville

3:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Suretyship: FS 255.05, Miller Act, and Other Bonds
Stephen Reisman, Miami
Bruce King, Miami

4:30 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Construction Lending
Ralf Rodriguez, Miami


7:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Breakfast with Featured Speaker Chief Justice Ricky Polston

9:15 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Florida Construction Lien Law
Lee Weintraub, Ft. Lauderdale

11:25 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.
Grab ‘N Go Box Lunch (included in registration)

11:35 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
W. Cary Wright, Tampa

12:25 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Chapter 558, Florida Statutes
Bryan Rendzio, Jacksonville

1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.

1:10 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Condominiums and Homeowners Associations
Barry Ansbacher, Jacksonville

2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Construction Contracts
Brent Zimmerman, Jacksonville

2:50 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
AIA Form Documents: A101(2007), A102(2007), A201(2007)
Sanjay Kurian, Ft. Myers

4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
AIA Form Documents: A312 Bond Form (2010) & B101 (2007) Contract Documents, and A133 (2009) and A121CMc(2003)
Reese Henderson, Jacksonville


To register for the live Webcast, please print and complete the registration form then send with payment by mail or fax. Call The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at (800) 342-8060 ext. 5831 with any questions.

AUDIO WEB CAST CONNECTION: Live audio web cast attendees receive course materials and audio via the Internet. Connection instructions will be e-mailed 2 days prior to scheduled course; or contact The Florida Bar Order Entry Department at 850-561-5831 for instructions 2 days prior to the event.

Florida Bar CLE Courses feature electronic course materials for all live presentations, live webcasts, webinars, teleseminars, audio CDs and video Dvds. This searchable electronic material can be downloaded and printed and is available via e-mail several days in advance of the live presentation or thereafter for purchased products. The Course Book can be purchased separately. Effective July 1, 2010.



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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