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01/14/2015 – California Public Construction Law

This seminar offers practical strategies, legal guidance, and insights on best practices for public works contracting in California including: 

Understanding and optimizing alternative project delivery methods such as design-build

Analysis of contract terms, laws and procedures unique to public contracting including securities in lieu of retention, “or equal” materials, no damage for delay, the Spearin Doctrine and more

Legal and practical analysis to assist public entities and contractors in avoiding mistakes in the bidding process and understanding bid protest rules

Identification of common pitfalls for contractors to avoid in order to submit a successful bid

The program presenters are recognized experts in public contracting, project planning and management, and public works law, and together will provide an exceptional base of information for creating success in public construction projects. This seminar is highly recommended for municipal contracting officers, project managers, contractors, subcontractors, and all professionals involved in public works contracting. 

The Program Chair:  Barbara Gadbois, LEED AP, has been a partner with Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP since 1993. She concentrates her practice in the development and management of construction projects including the drafting and negotiation of bid and contract documents, procurement issues, public works, competitive bidding requirements, bid protest issues, prequalification, project delivery methods, including design-build projects, risk allocation in contracts, claims avoidance and project closeout. She is also one of the few attorneys in California to be a U.S. Green Building Council LEED AP.   The Faculty: Carl R. Carey, Steven R. Cuneo, Jr.,  Sharon S.Suarez. 
Call The Seminar Group at 800-574-4852800-574-4852 for more information. 

Credits: See the credit section for full information 
CA CLE: 3.75 General Credits (Live Webcast & Attending) 
AIA: 3.75 LU’s ~ (Attending ONLY) 
IRMI: CRIS Recertification Credits ~ Pending (Attending ONLY) 
Contractors & Engineers: May Qualify (Live Webcast & Attending) 

Topics Covered
Who Should Attend:
Attorneys/Legal Staff
Design Professionals
Insurance Professionals
Municipal Contracting Officers
Project Managers
Public Works Professionals   Visit the website to register.