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Practical Construction Law for Architects, Engineers and Construction Managers

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Practical Construction Law for Owners, Architects/Engineers and Contractors
Presented by:
Roy Mitchell, Chairman
Center for Management Development & Training, Inc.

A construction contract could make a difference between success and failure of a construction project. It’s crucial for all parties involved to understand the basics of construction contracts, most common types of construction claims, typical requirements & entitlements.


This program is designed to provide practical advice about how engineering and construction contracts are drafted and interpreted, how typical owner, A/E, construction manager and contractor interpretations create conflicts on construction sites, and how best to resolve disputes that do arise.

This 90-minute information-packed program will introduce you to practical contract law and help you:

  • Learn the basic concepts of contracts and the rules of contract formation
  • Understand the basic rules of both tort and contract law
  • Learn the importance of intellectual property law for design professionals
  • Learn the typical contract interpretation rules that apply to engineering and construction contracts, and how typical Owner v. Contractor v. A/E positions often create conflicts
  • Compare express contract requirements to implied contract requirements
  • Review typical requirements for Changes, Differing Site Conditions, Delay and Acceleration claims on construction projects
  • Determine how best to respond to disputes on construction contracts
  • Explore how best to resolve disputes
  • Understand the benefits of various forms of alternative dispute resolution
Who Will Benefit?

This recorded webinar is a must if you are an architect, engineer or construction manager who works on construction projects and needs to have an understanding of contract law to avoid disputes and stay out of court.

PDUs/PDHs - Education Credits

Certificates of completion are available upon request for use in obtaining education credits.

This event features key insights from our knowledgeable construction expert:

Roy Mitchell has more than 40 years of experience as an attorney and a neutral and is a recognized expert on domestic and international engineering and construction law, U.S. Government and State and Local Contract Law, contract administration, and dispute resolution. Mr. Mitchell is a retired partner from the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, and served as President and CEO of the Construction Claims Group of Hill International, Inc. for five years. He focuses on mediating and arbitrating complex, multi-million-dollar disputes involving construction, government contracts, and related matters, and frequently serves on arbitration panels and dispute review boards worldwide.

Mr. Mitchell, who holds a J.D., with honors from George Washington University of Law, has written and published more than 300 articles and seminars on international and domestic construction contracts; construction contract administration; arbitration and mediation rules and techniques; negotiation; construction, government contracts, and engineering law.

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