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Contract Law: Top construction clauses and provisions to be aware of to keep you in business.

Contract Law: Top construction clauses and provisions to be aware of to keep you in business.

Date: Dec 22, 2017 9am
Registration Deadline: 12/22/2017 8:00 AM (PST)
Point of Contact: George Sharp (360) 464-6043
Center: PTAC at Thurston EDC
Fee: None
Program Format: Webinar
Description:

Contract Law: Top construction clauses and provisions to be aware of to keep you in business. 

Presented by Masaki Yamada, attorney and a construction law specialist at Ahlers, and Cressman PLLC 
Mr. Yamada will present on the top contract provisions on public works projects, enforcement of your contract and subcontracts, and other important issues that you should know while working with government agencies. 

Saki Yamada is a Partner at the firm and his practice focuses on complex construction, insurance, business litigation, commercial real estate, and communications law. He regularly represents and advises general contractors, subcontractors, developers, business and property owners, and design professionals in a wide range of legal issues from contract negotiations to payment disputes. Mr. Yamada has tried complex claims in multiple jury trials, including a one month long trial that ended in a multi-million dollar judgment on behalf of an international general contractor client and a successful defense of a general contractor against a multi-million dollar construction site injury claim. Mr. Yamada has successfully resolved numerous disputes through direct negotiations, mediation, and dispositive motions in State Court and Federal Court. Mr. Yamada also has extensive experience with Washington’s court of appeals, including an appeal to the Washington Supreme Court involving the right of union trust funds to make a claim under Washington’s public works bond and retention statute. Mr. Yamada's practice also includes negotiating, revising, drafting, and reviewing construction contracts, real estate agreements and commercial leases, including communication tower leases. 

Registration Policies:

Registration and Fees: Washington PTAC strives to bring you as many free workshops as possible, however sometimes we may ask for a nominal fee to help pay speaker or food fees. Payment of workshop fees may be made by check or credit card and must be received no later than 3 days prior to the event date to guarantee your space in an event.

Refund Policy: If you wish to request a refund, please contact the conference organizer listed above to discuss. You may also elect to send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled, all fees will be returned.

Special Accommodations: In accordance with the American Disabilities Act and state law, you may request accommodations due to a disability by contacting the event organizer listed above. Advance notice may be necessary for some accommodations. Registration must be paid prior to accommodation requests.

Date: 
Friday, December 22, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm