Attorneys from one of Florida’s largest construction
law firms and one of the state’s prominent environmental consultants will
discuss issues important to every construction lawyer in the State of Florida.
Hardy L. Roberts, III, Carlton Fields, P.A.
shareholder and former general counsel and interim secretary of Florida’s
Department of Business and Professional Regulation, will discuss Florida’s new
construction defect claims procedure, the regulation of the construction
industry, unlicensed contracting, latest developments in construction lien law
and mold litigation.
Luis Prats, managing shareholder of Carlton Fields,
P.A.’s Tampa office, will lecture on condominium defect litigation, related
developer and contractor warranties and current developments in the field.
Richard B. Campbell, Carlton Fields, P.A. shareholder,
will provide an in-depth lecture concerning time-related claims, including
recent developments and elements of proof necessary to support claims for delay
Finally, Russell E. Stauffer, P.E., of MACTEC
Engineering & Consulting, Inc., will lecture on the current state of the science
of mold and relevant considerations for the investigation and evaluation of
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
I. Florida’s New Construction
Defect Claims Procedure
9:45 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
II. Condominium Defects – Developer
And Contractor Warranties
11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
III. Construction Regulation And
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
IV. Construction Lien Law,
Legislative Changes And Case Law Update
1:45 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
V. Time Related Claims And
Construction Scheduling Issues
2:50 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
3:05 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
VI. Mold Claims – Science And
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Mold Claims – Legal Issues