What CMs Should Know About Preventing and Resolving Construction Claims

CMAA Legal Seminar
Sponsored by: Construction Management Association of American – Southern California Chapter (CMAA)
May 29, 2014 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Spotlight on JAMS Speakers: Kenneth C. Gibbs, Esq. and Barbara Reeves Neal, Esq.
Topic: What CMs Should Know About Preventing and Resolving Construction Claims

This discussion will address what the construction manager needs to know
about preventing construction claims at all phases of a project and resolving
claims that arise.

The panel will provide advice and examples to give you the expertise you
need in these areas:

  • Contract provisions that facilitate claims resolution
  • Are you covered? Insurance coverage pitfalls
  • Keeping the project moving by using real time dispute avoidance and resolution techniques
  • Strategies for the effective use of project neutrals and dispute resolution boards
  • Project controls - anticipate potential problems ASAP
  • Manage issues and changes - early discussion and mitigation; effective administration of changes
  • Understanding the administrative remedies in the contract
  • Which dispute resolution strategies and procedures work best for your project  
  • Recent developments in alternative dispute resolution proceedings

Location:
The Grand Conference Center
4101 E. Willow Street
Long Beach, CA 90815