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Mechanics Liens & Construction Claims - PM Session
Date: 01/26/2017
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Real Property Law - Construction Law & Mechanics Lien subc
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 3.0 IL MCLE Credits
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This seminar will discuss mechanics liens and construction claims on both private and public projects. It will provide an analysis of how to prosecute and defend such claims, and the ethical issues involved in doing so.

1:15-2:15 p.m. MBE/WBE Issues, False Claims
Margery Newman, Deutsch Levy & Engel

2:15-3:00 p.m. Common Mistakes in Mechanics Lien Practice and How to Avoid Them
Howard M. Turner, Nigro, Westfall & Gryska, P.C.

3:00-3:15 p.m. Break

3:15-4:00 p.m. Bankruptcy and Claims
Samuel H. Levine, Miller Canfield

4:00-4:45 p.m. Proper Payment Systems, Bonding Over Liens Under the Mechanics Lien Act
Paul Peterson, Chicago Title Insurance Company

Moderator: David F. Nightingale, Hinshaw & Culbertson; Chair, CBA Real Property Law-Construction Law and Mechanics Lien Subcommittee

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