FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2023
8:55 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 What Does the Contract Say?
William C. "Casey" Vaughn, Smith Anderson Blount Dorsett Mitchell & Jernigan LLP, Raleigh
Scope of work. Payment terms. Default. Termination. This session discusses the most important provisions that should be included in any well-drafted construction contract. Whether from the perspective of an owner, a contractor, or a supplier, the language of the contract matters.
10:45 They Did What?!
Luke J. Farley, Ellis & Winters LLP, Raleigh
Reed N. Fountain, Young Moore & Henderson PA, Raleigh
Before a plumber plumbs, a contractor builds, or an architect designs, they must obtain a license. Getting a license is hard but keeping one can be even harder. This session helps attorneys handle complaints before North Carolina's various professional licensing boards and help their clients stay on the job and out of trouble.
12:15 Lunch Break
1:15 Find the Smoking Gun!
B. David Carson, Johnston Allison & Hord PA, Charlotte
Eugene F. "Gene" Rash, Smith Currie & Hancock LLP, Charlotte
Discovery is one of the most important parts of any construction dispute. Emails, text messages, photographs, invoices: everything matters. Or does it? This session outlines what's important, and what isn't, in a construction dispute and offers guidance for dealing with disputes.
3:00 P3s in North Carolina
Jeff Bandini, Innovate P3 LLC, Raleigh
Public and private partnerships are growing and evolving as a way to accomplish construction objectives. This session explores the benefits, and drawbacks of a P3, and provides the practitioner with an overview of a P3 and discusses how to effectively establish a functioning partnership.
4:30 Adjourn for the Day
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2023
8:55 Announcements and Introductions
9:00 Project Delivery Methods
John I. Mabe Jr., Maynard Nexsen PC, Raleigh
Parker E. Moore, ARCO Design/Build Charlotte
Sometimes a project is simple. Most of the time, it's not. This session explores the various options available to owners, contractors, and other stakeholders to share responsibilities and liabilities in the execution and delivery of a project.
10:45 Mediation 101≠
Jason B. James, James | deNobriga PLLC, Charlotte
Robert A. "Bob" Meynardie, Meynardie & Nanney PLLC, Raleigh
Often, the best chance to settle a case is at the mediated settlement conference. Dive into best practices to improve your client and more importantly, settle their case at mediation, saving them money and you a lot of headaches. Explore the Rules for Mediated Settlement Conferences and Other Settlement Procedures in Superior Court Civil Actions and the Standards of Professional Conduct applicable to Mediators.
12:15 Lunch Break
1:15 Trial by Fire
Robert L. "Bob" Burchette, Johnston Allison & Hord PA, Charlotte
Erik M. Rosenwood, Rosenwood Rose & Litwak PLLC, Charlotte
Litigation should be a lawyer's last resort, but sometimes, it is unavoidable. Discuss best practices for preparing a complicated construction dispute for trial and ideas to help hold the jury's attention.
3:00 What's the Latest 411?
Jay M. Wilkerson, Conner Gwyn Schenck PLLC, Raleigh
Review and explore recent updates from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals on cases affecting every aspect of construction law in North Carolina. Every lawyer will benefit from learning about important changes in the law.
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