Claims, Disputes, and Critical Decisions – Learn more in Charlotte

My friends Sal Verrastro and Greg Markling are sharing their knowledge at an upcoming seminar in Charlotte North Carolina on November 14th.

downloadEvery project claim and dispute starts at a specific moment. Contract administrators who can spot that moment – that missed opportunity to solve a problem and head off a crisis – deliver successful projects on time, on budget, with fewer change orders, and fewer trips to court.

In this workshop, Sal and Greg –  both experienced expert witnesses – will discuss the foundation principles of contract administration, and then guide you through real court cases so you can experience how those principles come into play. Through an entertaining and enlightening series of scenarios, you’ll learn to recognize critical decision points in the project delivery process and in contract administration that can determine potential successes, or crises. You’ll learn the value of asking “How did we get here?”, the answer to “Where do we go now?”, and what a red flag looks like.


“Every piece of the seminar gave me something that I could use when I returned to work the following day,” wrote a past participant. “A better understanding of general conditions, a better way to handle substitutions and a strong knowledge of what can go wrong during design and construction and the red flags that could prevent litigation.”


  1. Explore the limits of the design professional’s  standard of care
  2. Identify, recognize, and respect the interpersonal dynamics of a construction project and the needs of individual teams
  3. Understand construction observation and evaluation from each team’s point of view
  4. Learn to address installation failures and construction defects
  5. Explore shared responsibility — no one entity is ever entirely at fault
  6. Discuss the legal implications of choices, and how they relate to the assignment of liability and responsibility
  7. Clarify the roles and responsibilities of project participants

Register today:

Qualifies for 7.0 AIA CES Hours, 7.0 PDH, 7.0 CCCA PDH, 7.0 CCPR PDH