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2020 Basic Course in Texas Construction Law
December 10, 2020 @ 8:30 am - December 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm$30.00 – $495.00
The Basic Course in Texas Construction Law
(Sponsored by The Construction Law Foundation of Texas, The Construction Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, and the Texas Institute of CLE)
December 10 & 11, 2020
Online / Virtual Conference
***Online registration is open below until Noon Wednesday, December 9.***
Here’s Why You Should Attend:
The course is intended for Texas lawyers and construction industry members and professionals who are interested in acquiring a basic knowledge of Texas construction law, legal relationships between owners, designers, contractors, and their insurers and sureties, and also serves as an introduction to construction industry contracts. The two-day course will emphasize the practical aspects of construction law, including discussion of construction contracts, Texas lien laws, and construction disputes and their resolution. Attendees will acquire a basic glossary of construction terms and concepts, understand the relationships between the major players in the construction process, and be able to recognize and avoid common pitfalls in contract drafting and in construction litigation. The program will be taught by experienced construction lawyers who will emphasize the practical aspects of construction law in a setting that will provide ample opportunity for discussion and follow-up questions. The course materials will include a syllabus of recent articles, publications, and cases, together with a glossary and original program materials.
Virtual Conference –– This year’s course will be offered online via Zoom or similar online-only interactive format. Access to the materials in an electronic format will be provided as will opportunities for questions and comments with the session presenters. We recommend that you register immediately if you plan to attend this virtual course.
Pre-Registration — To ensure sufficient access and ample preparation time is available for all attendees, pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Late registration is an additional $50.00. Only electronic materials are provided for this course.
Registration Options — You may register online below, by mail or fax using the printed registration form in the official brochure, or by calling (512) 451-6960. Phone-in, fax and online registrations require an AMERICAN EXPRESS, VISA or MASTERCARD number, expiration date, security code and billing address with zip code.
Cancellations and Refunds — Refunds, less a $50.00 processing fee, will be given to registrants who cancel by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the course. No refunds will be granted thereafter. The course materials link and online access to the recorded sessions will automatically be sent within 1-2 weeks of the event to any prepaid registrants who were not able to attend.
Special Accommodations — If special arrangements are required for a person with a disability to attend this program, please contact us at (512) 451-6960.
This course is pending approval for 14.25 hours credit (including 1.00 hour of ethics credit) which if approved will apply towards MCLE, the College of the State Bar of Texas, and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Construction Law, Civil Trial Law and Real Estate Law.
To obtain full MCLE credit, you must attend all sessions, including the luncheons. If you need CLE credit in a state other than Texas, please let us know at registration. CPAs may obtain 17.10 hours of CPE credit toward licensing with the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. Sponsor No. 6867
The Texas Institute of CLE is an accredited sponsor with the Texas Department of Insurance. This course is pending approval for up to 14.00 hours of General credit (all license types).
The organizers of this conference believe there are approximately 14.25 hours of continuing education credit for architects potentially available over the two-day course. Members of the American Institute of Architects should self-report continuing education to AIA at http://www.aia.org. For reporting to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, see http://www.tbae.state.tx.us/Registrants/ContinuingEducation.shtml. This course is also eligible for MCE credit through the Texas Real Estate Commission.
*PLEASE NOTE: Registrations must include the names, emails and full contact information for each attendee. If your submission is for more than one person (or for someone other than the billing name on the credit card) please enter this information (including bar card # if applicable) for each attendee in the “Additional Information/Order Notes” field during checkout or send via email to email@example.com immediately after your online submission. Individual registrations are preferred.