(PRWEB) September 16, 2005
Fundamentals Of Construction Contracts seminar will provide participants with the knowledge and practical insight needed to understand the legal and administrative issues associated with construction contracts. Experts in the field will review basic contract principles and explore specific issues that should be addressed in construction contracts. Discussions will also focus on a wide variety of model contract forms and clauses, which reflect the most relevant and current issues in the construction industry. The day will conclude with a session for questions and answers.
Mark Tucker Elliott has been a senior consultant since 1998 at VN Services, a project management consulting firm engaging in project planning and monitoring, change analysis, general consulting and seminar presentations, established in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1982. Mr. Elliott is currently vice president of project controls and claims, and is a partner in the firm. Since 1980, Mr. Elliott has worked with owners, architects, engineers and contractors on over 100 projects in 21 states and five countries. These projects have ranged in size from $ 30,000 to $ 6 billion and have been in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, power, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, hospitals, demilitarization, environmental, metals and infrastructure. Prior to joining VN Services, Mr. Elliott worked for major engineering and construction firms in the field of project controls and project management. Working on international and domestic projects, he gained his experience through providing services in the areas of planning and scheduling, cost control, trend analysis, problem-solving, seminars, authoring of procedures and eventually, department management and in-house consulting. Mr. Elliott graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a B.S. degree in civil engineering, is a member in the Project Management Institute, is currently an advisor to his local PMI chapters board of officers and is a charter member of PMIs Dispute Management Specific Interest Group.
David T. Krueck, Esquire, is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients in state and federal court, arbitrations and mediations. His practice primarily focuses on construction and design, including delay and impact claims, contract interpretation, construction management disputes and procurement matters, in addition to lien and bond claims. Mr. Krueck has extensive experience representing owners, general contractors and subcontractors, in both private and public works contracts. Mr. Krueck received his J.D. degree from the University Of Idaho College Of Law and is a member of the State Bar of Idaho. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Courts for the District of Idaho and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Mr. Krueck is a member of the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America and the American Bar Association. He is actively involved in the Business and Corporate Law, Commercial Law, Bankruptcy and Litigation Sections of the State Bar of Idaho.
K. Bradley Mellor, Esquire, is a partner in Blumling & Gusky LLPs Construction and Surety Industry Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on construction contracts and litigation. Mr. Mellor has a broad range of experience in prosecuting and defending construction disputes, including surety claims, delay and acceleration issues, and issues related to design and scope of work. He has handled numerous construction cases, including those involving highway projects, sewage and water plants, steel mills, office buildings and hotels. In addition, Mr. Mellor has represented business owners and developers in municipal matters, real estate development issues and purchases, and sales of various businesses. He is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, and its Construction and Surety Section and Court Rules Committee; the Pennsylvania Bar Association; and the American Bar Association and its Forum on the Construction Industry, and the Fidelity and Surety Law Committee. Mr. Mellor is also a construction industry arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. He received his B.A. degree from Washington and Jefferson College, and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University. He is admitted to practice in both federal and state courts in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
This seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, presidents, vice presidents, engineers, contract managers, controllers, accountants, architects, contractors, subcontractors, developers, owners, principals, insurance professionals and other construction professionals.
To register for this event please click http://www.lorman.com/info/343965 or please call 866-352-9539 to speak with a Lorman Education customer service representative. Reference number for this event is 18189.