Available for on-site presentation only at this time.
The seminar will focus on an examination of AIA form contracts and their terms, including specific provisions. The primary provisions of the standard forms will be considered section by section. The implications for the design professional, owners and others of using or not using the AIA form contracts will be discussed, as will the consequences of modifying the form language. There will be suggestions to assist design professionals, owners and others involved in construction projects in their contract negotiations. Finally, methods of alternative dispute resolution will be discussed, including innovative and creative approaches designed to avoid the risk and expense of litigation.
- Overview of important owner/architect provisions
- Identification of key roles and allocation of responsibilities on projects
- Analysis of how clauses affect project protocol and project claims
- Identification of key contract clauses and suggested supplemental clauses
- The attendee will be able to discuss mediation, arbitration and litigation.
- The attendee will be able to identify owner and architect roles and responsibilities.
- The attendee will be able to review liquidated damages.
- The attendee will be able to recognize and understand key contract provisions.
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
I. Owner-Architect Agreements
(B141, B151, B163)
A. Owner And Architect Roles And Responsibilities
B. Project Scope
C. Ownership Of Design Documents
D. Architect Consultant Agreement (C141)
E. Architect Inspection/Observation Obligations
F. Professional Duty In Florida
G. Dispute Resolution
H. Professional Liens
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
II. Scheduling And Delays
A. Termination And Suspension
B. Supplemental Conditions
C. Performance And Payment Bond Consideration (A312)
III. Claims And Claim Preparation
A. Identification And Notice Of Claim
B. Maintaining Records
C. Delay Claims
D. Defective Plans And Specifications
E. Acceleration Claims
F. Extra Work
11:10 a.m. - 12:10 p.m.
IV. Additional Design Professional
A. Substitution Of Products
B. Delegation Of Design
C. Construction Administration
D. Design Professional As Quasi-Adjudicator
V. Construction Management
VI. Design-Build Agreements
VII. Allocation Of Risk
B. Limitations On Liability
C. Conditional Payment
D. Waiver Of Consequential Damages
E. Liquidated Damages
12:10 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
(Break 3:00 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.)
VIII. Overview Of General Conditions
A. A201 General Conditions
B. A201/CMA General Conditions (Construction Manager)
IX. Key Contract Clauses Part I
A. Differing Site Conditions
B. Construction Schedule
C. Shop Drawings
E. Role Of Architect
F. Claims And Disputes Time Limits
G. Additional Time
X. Key Contract Clauses Part II
B. Changes In The Work
C. Construction Change Directives, Change Orders And Bulletins
D. Payment Procedure
E. Substantial Completion
F. Final Completion And Final Payment
G. Insurance Provisions
H. Correction Of Work
I. Termination Of The Contract
XI. Dispute Resolution
A. Resolution Of Claims And Disputes Notice
B. Architect Review
E. Litigation And Litigation Avoidance
4:20 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
XII. Questions And Answers