P&A Speaks at Advanced Construction Law Certification Course

Mar 10


JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes

Start Date: March 10, 2016

End Date: March 12, 2016

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Practice Area(s): Construction & Infrastructure
March 10, 2016All March 12, 2016Day America/Havana P&A Speaks at Advanced Construction Law Certification Course JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes Gary M. Stein | Melinda S. Gentile

Gary M. Stein, Ralf R. Rodriguez, Melinda S. Gentile and Monique S. Cardenas will be speaking at the 2016 Advanced Construction Law Certification Review Course on March 10-12, 2016 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes. Mr. Stein will be speaking at a plenary session on Friday, March 11, 2016 on the topic of “Suretyship: Florida Statute 255.05, Miller Act, and Other Bonds”. The plenary session will discuss the different types of surety bonds, including performance bonds, payment, bonds and bid bonds in Florida. Mr. Stein will focus his discussion on a general overview of the surety law and a more detailed discussion of the current law on surety bonds. Mr. Rodriguez will be speaking on the topic titled “Construction Lending”, which will include an analysis of case law interpreting lender agreements and lender liability for construction projects. Ms. Gentile and Ms. Cardenas will be speaking at the plenary session titled “Ethics Issues in the Construction Law Practice”. During this ethics-centered seminar, issues specific to the practice of construction law are explored and the Ethical Standards of Conduct proscribed by the Florida Bar are applied. Practice pointers relative to attorney competence, client-lawyer relationship, conflict of interest, prohibited transactions, conducting business transactions with clients, settlement of claims, proper scope of advocacy, duties to prospective clients, advertising limitations and the unlicensed practice of law are specifically analyzed.

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