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Friday, September, 18, 2015

Adjunct Professor teaching Construction Law at the Florida International University College of Law

Presenter at Florida Bar Construction Law Institutes (advanced CLE course)

2010- Florida Construction Lien Practicum

2011- Issues to Address in the Dispute Resolution Clause

2012 –Construction Legislation and Case Law Update

2013 – Advanced Construction Lien Issues

2014 – Arbitration Under the Revised Florida Arbitration Code; and Construction Legislation and Case Law Update

2015 – Construction Liens in Arbitration

2012 – Florida Bar CLE Course on ADR – Dispute Review Boards for Claims Avoidance and Resolution

2012  MC Consultants East Coast Construction Defects Seminar – The Plaintiff’s Perspective –
Early Approaches to Handling Cases

2012  Broward County Bar Association Seminar - How to Effectively Represent your Client in Mediation

2013 MC Consultants East Coast Construction Defects Seminar - Who’s Paying? 
Risk Transfer & Risk Management Strategies Discussion 

2013  The Seminar Group – Construction Law Conference -Lien and Bond Claims – Dealing with Sureties

2013 Construction Defects Conference -- Mediators, Arbitrators, and Special Masters

2013 Construction Superconference – Arbitration case law update

2014 The Seminar Group Construction Defects Seminar – Managing Insurance Coverage Issues in Construction Defect Mediation

2014 The Seminar Group Seminar – Condominiums, Opportunities and Pitfalls – Panel Discussion on Defect Litigation

2015 ABA Forum Committee on Construction Annual Meeting – Construction Insurance Clauses

“The Interaction between Arbitration & Construction Lien Enforcement”, AAA Dispute Resolution Journal, Volume 66, Number 2, May-July 2011

“Class Arbitrations Under Attack – But Survive”, Journal of the American College of Construction Lawyers, Winter 2013

“Professional Liability Policies 101”, Construction Today, August 2012

“DRB’S Offer a Proactive Approach to Dispute Avoidance/Resolution,” Engineering News Record, September 2012

“The Subcontract Contingent Payment Clause: How Does it Affect the Construction Industry?” Florida Bar Journal, 2012

“How to Effectively Represent Your Client in Mediation,” moderator, JAMS and Broward County Bar Assn. sponsored seminar, :Ft. Lauderdale, FL, October 5, 2012

“Construction Law Update” presentation for University of Miami Law School Ralph E. Boyer Real Property Institute, Coral Gables, FL, October 24, 2012

“Dispute Review Boards” presentation with co-presenter Deborah Mastin, Esq.

The Florida Construction Law Manual
originally published by Shepards/McGraw-Hill (1981), now published annually by Thomson-Reuters (West Group), which text is also on-line as a part of the Westlaw Florida Practice Series (Volume 8).

The Florida Construction Lien Law and Payment Bond Primer
, (1999, 2003, 2008).

The chapters on construction contracts, construction liens, and payment bonds in The Contractor’s Manual published by Associated Builders and Contractors, which is a listed text for Florida state construction industry licensing examinations;

“Licensing for Construction: A Legal Mechanism of Control” in Comparative Studies in Construction Law: The Sweet Lectures, published by Construction Law Press, London, UK (1996);

“1998 Changes to Public Works Bonds and Construction Lien Law”, Florida Bar Journal (1999);

“Contractual Indemnity in Construction for Your Own Negligence – What Year Is It?,” Florida Bar Journal, (July/Aug 2003);

“How to Comply with Chapter 558 Florida Statutes: Current Challenges and Future Changes,” Florida Bar Journal, (Feb 2009) with co-author Steven B. Lesser.