Forum on Construction Law

Members of the Forum represent all segments of the construction industry: owners, design professionals, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, insurers and sureties. The Forum’s mission is to serve the construction industry through education and leadership while Building the Best Construction Lawyers.

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The Forum’s new Mission Statement, adopted in 2012, emphasizes the Forum’s core focus on the education and professional development of Construction lawyers. Indeed, this has been the heart of the Forum’s mission since its founding in 1976. But this is not meant to signal a narrowing of the Forum’s traditionally broad efforts at improving Construction law and practice, and at enhancing the careers of Construction lawyers generally.

2019 Annual Advocacy Practicum ONLY - Not Attending Meeting

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ABA Forum on Construction Law

ABA Forum on Construction Law

Report of the 2019 Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee convened in person on Thursday, January 31, 2019, in conjunction with the Forum’s Midwinter Meeting in Los Angeles, CA. Comprised of Catherine Bragg, Cassidy Rosenthal, John Cook, Tom Dunn, Will Hill, and Kristine Kubes, Chair, the Committee is honored to present its nominations for leadership terms commencing in the Bar year 2019-2020. These candidates will stand for election at the Forum’s Annual Meeting on April 25, 2019, in Hollywood, Florida.

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May 2019 Webinar

May 2019 Webinar

The ICEman Cometh: What to do Before, During and After an Immigration Raid

The last two years saw huge changes in enforcement policy regarding immigration. In many areas of the country these changes have had a dramatic impact on the construction work force. This program provides a survey of the current legal environment and practical tips that all construction attorneys should be aware of in counseling clients.

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Upcoming CLE Programs

Upcoming CLE Programs

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Construction Law Today – the Podcast of the ABA Forum on Construction Law

The Forum is pleased to present a series of podcasts on various construction law topics. Buzz Tarlow hosts “Construction Law Today”, a periodic podcast of the ABA Forum on Construction Law. Buzz engages Forum members in conversation on subjects of practical and academic interest to construction lawyers. The Forum welcomes questions, comments and suggestions about its podcasts, and welcomes other podcasters who wish to propose ideas and content for future podcasts. Enjoy.

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Featured Job | AIA Contract Documents & Risk Management - Manager and Counsel

We are looking for candidates with at least 4 years of relevant experience, admitted to a state bar, and with some AEC industry experience. This is a great position for an attorney who has some experience in the AEC industry, is interested in working in connection with that field, and may want a work experience that accommodates a different quality of life than they might experience in a law firm or similar environment. Full-time employees in positions approved for telework, who have successfully completed their six-month Introductory Period and are in good standing, are eligible to participate in the telework program with supervisory approval.

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ABA Connect

This is a space for you to connect with other Construction Law members and committees through interactive discussions, content sharing, and much more.

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Periodicals

Under Construction

Under Construction newsletter is published three times a year and highlights news from the Forum, current legal topics, and additional information for those in the construction industry.

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Commitment to Diversity

Promoting diversity in the profession shall be a priority of the Forum. The mission of the Forum’s Diversity Committee is to raise awareness and understanding among our members and others of the vital role diversity plays in the construction industry, both nationally and globally.

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