Illinois MCLE - Construction Law Courses

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  • A Guide To Navigating The Maze Of New York City Zoning And Land Use

    This CLE course will offer a comprehensive introduction to zoning and land use, specifically in New York City. The course will present discussions of parking regulations of the Zoning Resolution, including use and bulk as well as the transfer of “air rights”. Mandatory affordable housing and the continuation of non-conforming uses and discretionary approvals, including that of special permits, variances and re-zoning, will be discussed. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Don’t Get Caught Without A Contractor’s License: The Downfalls and Damages of Working Without a License

    This course covers the basic overview of construction contractor licensing laws in California and discusses the consequences of violating the licensing requirements. We will cover the purpose of the licensing laws and their application to those who perform construction services, as well as applicable exemptions. The penalties for a violation can be severe and do not allow for equitable remedies. We will review recent case law that clarifies the remedy available to a project owner wh... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Post Disaster Insurance Resolution

    Individuals who lost their home or business in a disaster are faced with so many decisions! Attorneys can help property owners in the insurance claim process by understanding the many opportunities and challenges on the pathway of restoring their property and their livelihood. This CLE presentation will dive into the details of recovery in an insurance claim setting, including claim terminology, replacement cost estimating, and construction issues. Equipped with this knowledge... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Intersection of Cannabis Law, Real Estate, and Local Government Policy

    When most attorneys think of cannabis law, they think regulatory, transactional, maybe even some litigation and M&A, but what most don't realize is that one of the most challenging parts of the cannabis industry is real estate. All cannabis business licenses are tied to a piece of real estate, and the state and local regulations that dictate what properties are permissible for cannabis businesses vary greatly. Between local land use, real estate transactions, complex sale leaseback a... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Back to Normal: Handling New Jersey Landlord-Tenant Matters in the Post-Covid Era

    The COVID-19 pandemic put many practices into a tailspin and perhaps none more than the landlord-tenant practice. Indeed, words like “evictions” and “moratorium” became household phrases after the Covid pandemic and they remain as such even today. However, as life moves on so does the practice of law and in this course we will explore just how to proceed with a “normal” landlord-tenant practice following the conclusion of the pandemic. In this course, we will explore the basic concepts... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The New Infrastructure Bill and Your Need to Understand Design-Build and Engineer-Procure-Construct Projects

    Public entities/agencies will want to get funding to work as quick as possible. They will want to avoid the time constraints and design-liability associated with design-bid-build. As a result, there will be a move to design-build (also sometimes referred to as Engineer/Procure/Construct (EPC) projects) in order for these projects to be started as quickly as possible, and to hopefully mitigate exposure for claims. The problem is that the change in legal dynamics associated with desig... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Issues To Consider When Drafting Construction Contracts

    This CLE course will provide insight as to the Issues that should be considered when drafting Construction Contracts. The topics discussed are as follows: Drafting Construction Contracts, Mechanics Liens, Termination, Delay Damages, Liquidated v actual damages, Change Orders, Material escalation costs, Insurance and Bonds, and Dispute resolution. More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Transit Oriented Development: An Exciting Pillar of Urban Development

    Transit-oriented development involves developing an individual building or planning an entire area around public transit infrastructure such as a Metra train station. Suburban TOD in particular involves the coordination of many aspects of land use including: community outreach, suburban renewal and walkable neighborhoods, economic development, and transportation planning. Demand for TOD has grown significantly in recent years leading to more vibrant, livable, sustainable communities ce... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Advanced 1031 Exchange Topics: Reverse and Improvement Transactions

    The course will take a closer look at some advanced aspects of 1031 Exchanges, namely Rev. Proc. 2000-37 - Reverse Exchanges. Different forms of “parking” transactions will be discussed, including improvement exchanges. Additionally, 1031 Exchanges often give rise to Partnership issues – various strategies for consideration will be covered. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • An Ethical Guide to Expert Witness Reports & Testimony

    Although the procedures for litigating a construction lawsuit is, on its face, an adversarial process, the American Bar Association has established Model Rules of Professional Conduct to provide guidance for lawyer conduct to follow while “seek[ing] a result advantageous to its client but consistent with requirements of honest dealings with others.” These ethics standards apply not only to the interaction between counsel and the representation of their client, but also the retention an... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit

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