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Mechanics Liens and Construction Claims

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.

8:30-8:45 a.m. Registration

8:45-9:30 a.m.                    
Perfecting Mechanics Liens on Private Projects
James Dash, Carlson Dash, LLC

9:30-10:15 a.m. 
Foreclosure of the Lien and Non-Lien Remedies
James T. Rohlfing, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP 

10:15-10:30 a.m.               Break

10:30-11:15 a.m.               
Perfecting Mechanics Liens and Bond Claims on Public Projects
Cornelius F. Riordan, Robbins, Salomon & Patt, Ltd.

11:15 a.m. -12:15 p.m.    
Proper Payment Systems, Construction Escrows, and Bonding Over Liens 
Paul Peterson, Fidelity National Family of Title Insurance Companies

12:15-1:15 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

1:15-2:00 p.m.   
Bankruptcy and Claims
Samuel H. Levine, Bryce Downey & LenKov LLC 

2:00-2:45 p.m.                   
Pass Through and Liquidating Agreements for the Construction Industry
Margery Newman, Bryce Downey & LenKoy LLC 

2:45-3:00 p.m. Break

3:00-4:00 p.m.   
Ethical Issues and Obligations Involving Lien Claims
David F. Nightingale, Much Shelist, PC

4:00-4:45 p.m.                   
Special Considerations for Condominium and HOA Projects
Carolyn L. Morehouse, Laurie & Brennan, LLP

Laurie A. Silvestri, Law Offices of Laurie A. Silvestri
Jodi L. Flynn, Davis McGrath LLC
Co-Chairs, CBA Real Property Law – Construction Law and Mechanics Lien Subcommittee

Program cost:

CLE Advantage Members/Law Students: $0
CBA Member: $160
Non-member: $320

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12/17/2019 8:45 AM - 4:45 PM
The Chicago Bar Association 321 S Plymouth Court Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES
Online registration not available.

** Webcast **
Presented By: Real Property Law - Construction Law & Mechanics Lien subc Committee
Experience Level: Intermediate
MCLE Credit: 6 IL MCLE Credit inc 0.75 IL PR-MCLE
Event Type: Seminar

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