P&A Attorneys speak at The Florida Bar Advanced Construction Law Certification Review Course
Gary M. Stein, Ralf R. Rodriguez, Melinda S. Gentile and Monique S. Cardenas will be speaking at the 2015 8th Annual Advanced Construction Law Certification Review Course on March 12-14, 2015 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes. Mr. Stein will be speaking at a plenary session on Friday, March 13, 2015 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 related to “Construction Lending”, which includes an analysis of case law interpreting lender agreements and lender liability for construction projects. Ms. Gentile and Ms. Cardenas will be speaking on the topic of Ethics. During the Ethics portion of the course, participants will learn how the ethical obligations imposed by the Florida Bar impact the construction lawyer in every day practice. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing ethical issues as they arise in typical construction law disputes and making sure that strict adherence to ethical obligations is never compromised.