Construction Contract Basics and Common Mistakes to Avoid

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Course Description

This program was recorded on December 13th, 2018

Construction contracts can create complex legal, regulatory, and licensing obligations, each of which carry substantial risks if not properly understood and performed. In this course, Aaron J. Flores will discuss the basic provisions included in most construction contracts, including scope of work, price, scheduling, change orders, payments, insurance, bonds, licensing, and claims, among others. Mr. Flores will explain common mistakes by contracting parties and how to avoid them.



  • Aaron Flores
    Mr. Flores has been involved in the construction industry for over two decades. He represents businesses and public agencies in all sectors of the construction industry, including heavy industrial, transportation, infrastructure, architectural and engineering, commercial, retail, and residential. He has handled disputes in excess of $32,000,000.

    His clients include stakeholders across the construction industry including project owners and developers, design professionals, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors, material suppliers, and product manufacturers. He has represented international, national, and local businesses in all forms of ADR proceedings, including mediation and arbitration, as well as bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. He also defends contractors in disciplinary actions initiated by the Contractors State License Board.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Project delivery methods
    2. Design delegation
    3. Fixed price, unit price, and cost plus contracts
    4. Project delays and time extensions
    5. Concealed or Unknown Conditions
    6. Change Order Disputes
    7. Payment Procedures and Required Documentation
    8. Licensing Mistakes
    9. Claim Procedures

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