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The Construction Law CLE Committee of the Palm Beach County Bar Association Presents
Bracing for the Storm : Preparing for a Hurricane and Aftermath
Wednesday , May 16 , 2018 , 8:30 a . m . - 12:00 p . m . Fourth District Court of Appeal , 110 S . Tamarind Avenue , W . Palm Beach , FL
This seminar will focus on planning , risk allocation , and the practical / legal issues presented before , during and after hurricane events from both the owner and contractor perspectives .
8:30 a . m . - 9:00 a . m . Late registration / Check In
9:00 a . m . - 9:05 a . m . Welcome and Opening Remarks - William J Cea *, Esq ., Florida Certified Circuit Civil Mediator ; Becker & Poliakoff , P . A .; Chair , Construction Law Committee
9:05 a . m . - 9:55 a . m . Before the Cone “ May Day ”: What ’ s Necessary Before Hurricane Season ( This topic will address the measures that should be taken by owners and contractors prior to hurricane season . For example , the types of insurance coverages that should be in place , and ensuring that sufficient labor and materials will be available in case of a state of emergency . Additionally , attention will also be given to the contractual provisions and business considerations that parties should address in anticipation of storm events .) - Mike Heitman * Esq ., Owen , Gleaton Egan , Jones & Sweeney , LLP
9:55 a . m . - 10:45a . m . You ’ re in the Cone - Securing Business and Job Sites ( Once the weather forecasters conclude that an area is in the projected path of a hurricane , steps must be taken to secure job sites , and businesses . This segment will explore what those steps are , and how property owners can position themselves in case property damage occurs and insurance claims or lawsuits become necessary . This will include steps to take for owners and contractors involved in ongoing construction projects that may be affected by the hurricane .) Mark J . Stempler , Esq .*, Becker & Poliakoff , P . A .
10:45 a . m . - 10:50a . m . Break
10:50 a . m . - 11:40 a . m . The Aftermath – Protecting Owners and Construction Industry
Professionals ( An overview of a lawyer ’ s guide on tips and tricks for dealing with clients and contractors in the aftermath of a natural disaster . The presentation will be separated in two subparts - 1 . Advice for lawyers providing legal counsel to property owner clients ; and 2 . Advice for lawyers providing legal counsel to construction industry professionals .) Daniel E . Levin *, Esq ., Cole , Scott & Kissane , P . A and John A . Chiocca *, Esq ., Cole , Scott & Kissane , P . A ,
11:40 a . m . - 12:00 p . m . Question / Answer Session & Closing Remarks Sponsor * All Board Certified in Construction Law
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Credit : 3.0 CLER ; 3.0 Certification credits in construction law . Cost : $ 90 members ; $ 130 non-members . Those registering after 5 / 9 / 18 add $ 10 late fee . All refund requests must be made no later than 48 hours prior to the date of the seminar . Register online at www . palmbeachbar . org or by mail ( return this form with your check )
_____ I will not be able to attend the seminar , however I would like to order the audio . The cost is the same as listed above , however please include $ 10 for shipping and handling . Allow one week for delivery . PBC Bar Association , P . O . Box 17726 , W . Palm Beach , FL 33416 . 561-687-2800 . 5 / 16 / 18 Construction law