Construction Risk Management

Date: April 28 2020 CLE Credits: 2 General

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Live Webcast - April 28, 2020

  • 10:00-12:15pm PST / 11:00-1:15pm MST / 12:00-2:15pm CST / 1:00-3:15pm EST

Course Description

This course will focus on the four areas that must be addressed in every construction plan but are often ignored by counsel. While many focus on traditional legal concepts like indemnity and basic dispute resolution often defaulting to preprinted forms, there are critical areas that should not be solely left to the client. These include addressing scope, time, cost, and quality concepts and how they relate to one another consistent with other contract documents issued by other project participants. 



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  • Josef M. Rodarti
    Josef M. Rodarti offers a wide range of innovative risk management solutions for office, retail and residential projects, including high-rise, mixed-use, and urban infill projects. Mr. Rodarti began his focus on construction related issues in the 1980’s after being engaged by a major financial institution to assist in completing and liquidating REO assets that were mired in construction issues.  Mr. Rodarti has mediated, arbitrated and litigated construction delay, disruption and change order claims and has formulated programs to mitigate the risk of these type of claims.  He is currently involved with many high-profile projects with leading developers throughout California and the Western United States. 

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Most construction disputes involve scope issues; what is in and what isn’t. Is this just left to the client and its design consultants? Typical language used in many “standard” contracts fail to adequately address the issues that commonly arise;
    2. Most disputes also involve late delivery of all or critical milestones. How is this addressed to minimize these disputes?
    3. Anyone who has been involved in a construction project knows that budgets are rarely met. Why is this? Can counsel mitigate budget issues?
    4. In today’s world of complicated project delivery, and limited resources, how can counsel help mitigate the substantial costs of dealing with quality issues and the often significant costs of resolving these disputes?

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