Continuing Education for Professionals


2nd Annual Construction Law Summit

Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel Birmingham, Alabama

December 1 2015


Construction Law Section of the Alabama State Bar

Regulatory Update, Lien and Bond Claims, Technology Update, Public Works Projects, E- Discovery, and Ethics.


  • Continental Breakfast

  • Welcome and Introduction

  • Update on the New Alabama Division of Construction Management and Recent Developments in Public Works Law

    Richard H. Allen (Capell & Howard)
    Katherine Lynn (State of Alabama Building Commission)

  • Recent Developments in Construction Defect Investigations: Using Technology to Build Your Case

    Jack Dolan (Rimkus Consulting Group)

  • Break (15 Minutes)

  • Making and Enforcing Construction Lien and Bond Claims

    Kevin Garrison (Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz)

  • Recent Developments in Building Information Modeling and Virtual Design and Construction

    David Pearson (Pearson Management Group)
    Jim Archibald (Bradley Arant Boult Cummings)

  • Lunch (Provided on-site at no extra charge)

  • Alternative Delivery Methods for Public Works Projects – Pros and Cons

    Lister Hubbard (Capell & Howard)
    David Pugh (Bradley Arant Boult Cummings)

  • Construction Defect Claims: Recent Developments in Additional Insured Endorsement Options

    Michael Bradshaw (Willis Risk Control and Claim Advocacy Practice)
    Terry Mullaney (Willis National Construction Practice)

  • Break

  • Recent Developments in E-Discovery in Construction Litigation and Arbitrations

    Stuart Hubbard (Bradley Arant Boult Cummings)
    Alan Linch(Discovia)

  • Ethics in Construction Law Practice

    Jeremy McIntire (Alabama State Bar General Counsel’s Office)

  • Reception

    Reception at the Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel


MCLE Credit: This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Alabama for a maximum of 6.8 hours’ credit, including 1 hour of ethics.


The Hyatt Regency Wynfrey Hotel

1000 Riverchase Galleria,

Birmingham, AL 35244

2015 Summit Sponsors:

Pearson Management Group
Wallace Jordan Ratliff & Brandt
Rimkus Consulting Group Willis of Alabama
Aldridge Borden & Company Burr & Forman
Capell & Howard Maynard Cooper & Gale
Wiss Janney Elstner
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz Baker Realtime Reporting
Berkeley Research Group
Coleman and Knupp
The Eidson Company
Freedom Court Reporting
Henderson & Associates Court Reporters McAbee Construction
Stanley D. Lindsey & Assoc.
TCU Consulting Services
Alabama Associated General Contractors Alabama Construction News
Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama Barfield Murphy Shank & Smith
BBRL, Inc.
Hoar Construction
HRA Risk Services
J. Smith Lanier
Lanier Ford Shaver & Payne Lightfoot Franklin & White Thompson Engineering Upchurch Watson White & Max Volkert, Inc.
Wells Fargo Bank