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Mark Cobb to Speak at AIA Construction Contract Document Workshop

Posted in Contracts by Blue Blog on the January 30th, 2019

 

Experienced Georgia Construction Lawyer, Mark Cobb, will be presenting at an AIA Contract Document Workshop to be held in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. This Seminar is designed for construction professions who use or negotiate construction contracts published by the AIA (American Institute of Architects). The various topics to be covered by the seminar includes very relevant information related to AIA documents and its users.

In addition to discussion construction contract fundamentals, this workshop is designed to examine the primary AIA contract documents and general conditions; it will also include a review of agreements between the project owner and the architect, design builder, and the construction manager as well as the supplemental or alternate AIA contract documents.

Specifically, Mark will be presenting a session entitled “Supplemental or Alternate AIA Contract Documents” which will include in introduction and discussion of the following:

  • A105 – 2017 Standard From of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for a Residential or Small Commercial Project;
  • A107 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor for a Project of Limited Scope;
  • B105 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect for a Residential or Small Commercial Project;
  • The “SP” Series for Sustainable Projects; and
  • AIA Contract Documents for Digital Practice

The workshop is designed to educate attendees on all aspects of the AIA document programs from the most commonly used forms to some of the lesser used templates discussed in Mark’s session. Other topics on the agenda include the following:

  • Construction Contract Fundamentals
    Contract terminology such as Parties, consideration, term, performance, substantial performance, breach, remedies, damages as well as Understanding types of construction contracts:

    • Stipulated sum
    • Design build
    • Cost plus fee
    • Construction management

Understanding roles and relationships of project participants:

  • Owners, architects/engineers, construction managers, contractors, subs and suppliers
  • Contract negotiation and drafting
  • Exploring the law of construction contract interpretation
  • The Primary AIA Contract Documents
    • AIA A101 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor (Stipulated Sum)
    • AIA A102 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Contractor (Cost Plus Fee with GMP)
    • AIA A104 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Contractor and Subcontractor
  • Agreements Between Owner and Architect, Design Builder, and Construction Manager
    • AIA B101 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect
    • AIA A141 – 2014 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Design Builder
    • AIA A133 – 2009 Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Construction Manager
    • Where Construction Manager is also Constructor
    • AIA C401 – 2017 Standard Form of Agreement Between Architect and Consultant
  • AIA A201: General Conditions
    • Overview of new updates to AIA documents
    • General provisions
    • Project participants: owner, contractor, architect, engineer, subcontractors
    • Changes in the work
    • Time, payments and completion
    • Protection of persons and property, insurance and bonds
    • Defects in and correction of work
    • Miscellaneous provisions
    • Termination, suspension, claims and disputes

In addition to the presentation, there will be a Case Study entitled Reviewing Completed Contract Documents for a Sample Project to help participants understand a very important component of construction contracting.

Mark is excited to bring his 25 years of construction law experience to this informative and practical seminar. As founder of the Cobb Law Group (which practices construction law throughout the State of Georgia and the region), Mark has spoken and published extensively on construction law including construction contracts, Miller Act Claims, materialmen’s liens, delay damages, and construction insurance.

This program is hosted by HalfMoon Education, Inc., and provides professional engineers 7.0 PDHs and it provides architects7.0 Public Protection PDUs and 7.0 AIA Learning Units. To learn more about this exciting program or to register as a participant, please click here > >

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