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Join the ABA for "I Should Have Known Better - Construction & Design Defects & Project Delays"

Join the American Bar Association for their Fall 2016 Meeting, I Should Have Known Better - Construction & Design Defects & Project Delays, October 5-7 at the Swissotel, 323 E Wacker Dr Chicago, IL 60601.

Whether you are a transactional lawyer or litigator, you face projects gone wrong.  Don't miss these valuable sessions:

  1. Cutting-edge "Consecutive" Plenaries that will explain how best to navigate and prevent a project facing delays and defects.
  2. Insurance: Learn about new developments in insurance products and coverage disputes.
  3. Technology: Navigating wearable technology, new FAA paperwork, and your client's document management system.
  4. A View from the Bench: Gain insights on how to best get your point across from a panel of distinguished judges.
  5. Getting Better with Delays: Sharpen your pencil and learn about the latest legal developments and best practices for presenting your delay claim.
  6. Beyond the Shades of Grey: Join a former Assistant U.S. Attorney and top Chicago litigator and learn the fine ethical line between preparing a witness and putting words in their mouth.

Find more information and register here.

The American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law is offering six (6) Diversity Scholarships for the cost of registration for this program for women and minority construction lawyers, construction lawyers with disabilities, and construction lawyers from the LGBT community. Individuals wishing to be considered for a scholarship should submit a copy of their resume and a letter describing their construction law practice and the reasons why they want to attend the Fall Meeting. Applications are due no later than September 2, 2016. If selected, candidates must commit to attend the program. The scholarships are not transferable. The Diversity Scholarship includes:

  • Admission to the Program with waiver of the registration fee;
  • A set of Program course materials; and
  • Continental breakfast and lunch as noted in the attached brochure.

Applications for the scholarships should be sent to the Forum’s Diversity Committee Chair, David J. Theising, at

Posted on August 10, 2016 by Morgan Yingst
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