Landlord-Tenant Law: Evictions
May 20, 2022
Top 10 Construction Contract Terms
May 13, 2022
Best Practices for Improving Collections
May 26, 2022
Business Basics: Navigating the Bonds Claim Process
May 12, 2022
May 5, 2022
Topics Covered Include:
·Overview of Mechanic’s Liens
·Filing and Timing Requirements
·Private vs. Public Projects
·Discharging the Lien
·Foreclosing the Lien
·Defenses to the Lien, Including Willful Exaggeration Lien Waivers
Retaliation Claims & Cocktails!
March 30, 2022
Thank you to our presenters from Woods Oviatt & Gilman for hosting the first ever, Claims & Cocktails Construction University Seminar! From 4-5pm, Lorisa D. LaRocca from Woods Oviatt & Gilman and Tony DiTucci from Livingston Associates will speak to the group about Retaliation Claims. Afterward, from 5-6pm, our presenters have graciously offered to host a happy hour for networking.
Workers Comp: Limiting Subcontractor Liability
Presentation will discuss nuances of Workers’ Compensation Law Section 56 and relevant case law, address the importance of ensuring subcontractors have and properly maintain workers’ comp insurance coverage while performing work covered under the statute, best practices for ensuring subcontractors workers’ compensation insurance remains active and in good status during the duration of the contracted work to protect you from strict liability and unforeseen consequences
Navigating NYS WMBE Certification
April 26, 2022
Examine the NY State MWBE Certification application process, criteria for certification, best practices for obtaining certification, as well as the appeal process.
Cybersecurity Insurance Webinar
The presentation with Lawley Insurance and PCA Technology Group will help answer why cyber insurance, how much do you need, and what is expected of you by insurance companies. You will also learn how to ensure your technology is protecting you and how to prepare for working with a cyber insurance provider.
Introduction to Blueprint Reading
Every Tuesday starting February 1st until March 8th
The Introduction to Blueprint Reading course is geared for those with limited or no blueprint reading experience. Both field and office personnel are encouraged to participate.
Upon completion of the six-week course, participants will be able to:
• Interpret line conventions, abbreviations and symbols
• Understand the different scales used on drawings and recognize the difference between architect’s scale and engineer’s scale drawings
• Read and interpret the notes and schedules located on drawings
• Review and understand basic construction drawings including plan views, elevations, sections and details
• Perform coordination exercises using several drawings, for example, coordination between architectural and structural drawings
• Perform simple quantity take-off exercises
Each participant is responsible to bring a yellow highlighter and pencil or pen to make notes on the blueprints. Notebooks to record personal observations are optional.
*Minimum of 10 participants required to run the course.