July 12, 2019 American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law

2019 Regional Program: Sticks & Bricks

The Forum on Construction Law is bringing its 2019 Regional Program, Sticks & Bricks, to four locations across the country.

Charlotte, NC

  • September 9, 2019 | 8:15 AM EDT
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
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Consulting Sponsor:
J.S. Held Engineering Services, LLC
Cincinnati, OH

Regional Coordinators:
Luke J. Farley, Sr., Esq.
Ellis & Winters, LLP
Raleigh, NC 

Carl J. Burchette, Esq.
Rosenwood, Rose & Litwak, PLLC
Charlotte, NC

Speakers:
Robert Burlington
SteelFab, Inc., Raleigh, NC 

Paula Dombrowski, P.E.
J.S. Held Engineering Services, LLC, Cincinnati, OH

Reiland Funderburk
Barnhill Contracting Company, Charlotte, NC

Derek A. Hodgin, P.E., REBEC, CCCA, CXLT
Construction Science & Engineering, Inc. Westminster, SC

Bill Caldwell
Waldrop, Inc, Greer, SC

Lisa M. Lanier, AIA
University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC

Ralf Leistikow, P.E.
Wiss, Janney, & Elstner Associates, Inc., Cary, NC

Raymond Ramos, P.E.
Raymond Engineering, LLC, Conyers, GA 

Jason Thompson
National Concrete Masonry Association Herndon, VA 

Ryan Wilborne, AIA
Wiss, Janney, & Elstner Associates, Inc., Cary, NC

Session 1 - Commonly Used Building Materials/Basic Engineering Concepts

Session 2 - Site-Work / Foundations

Session 3 - Concrete

Session 4 - Steel

Session 5 - Roofing

Session 6 - Masonry

Session 7 - Curtainwall

Session 8 - HVAC/MEP 

Advanced Attendee List

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Construction Law: Second Edition

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Parking:

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Due to construction and other activity surrounding UNC Charlotte Center City, parking is extremely limited. The parking lots adjacent to Center City (422 E. 9th Street and 319 E. 9th Street) are currently reserved for faculty, staff and students with a University-issued parking permit.  Please encourage visitors to prepare and plan for their visit to Center City, includingconsideration of carpooling and ride services.

Event Parking: pay-to-park

Visitor parking for events is currently not available. There are a number of pay-to-park options within walking distance of Center City.  Seventh Street Parking Deck is a short walk through First Ward Park. Visitors can pay to park by the hour. Additional pay-to-park options can be found on the Preferred Parking website. The closest of these is on 8th Street adjacent to the light rail. Other nearby lots are at 8th & College, 9th & College, and 9th & Tryon. There are metered spaces on Brevard and 8th Street to pay during the day. These meters are free after 6pm weekdays and all day on weekends. If anything changes with parking, we will notify you.

Light Rail

Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of light rail options when visiting Center City.  Center City is a half a block from the 9th Street Station.  Free parking is available at nine of the eleven light rail Park and Ride locations. Sugar Creek Station and Scaleybark Park and Ride locations are the closest to 9th Street Station.  Standard CATS rates apply.

Chicago, IL

  • September 20, 2019 | 8:15 AM CDT
  • American Bar Association
    321 N. Clark St Chicago, IL 60654
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Consulting Sponsor:
FTI Consulting
Chicago, IL

Consulting Sponsor:
Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Regional Coordinators:
Ryan Hiss, Esq.
Laurie & Brennan LLP
Chicago, IL

Eric Singer, Esq.
Ice Miller LLP
Lisle, IL

Laura Schwartz
Arco/Murray Corporate Services, Inc.
Downers Grove, IL

Speakers:
John J. Roller, P.E., S.E.
CTLGroup, Skokie IL 

William D. Bast, P.E., S.E.
Thornton Tomasetti, Chicago, IL

George R. Mulholland, S.E., P.E.
Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc., Willowbrook, IL

Carol Drucker, S.E., P.E.
Drucker Zajdel Structural Engineers, Inc. Chicago, IL 

Jason A. Aspin
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Chicago, IL

Ian R. Chin, R.S., S.E., P.E.
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Chicago, IL

Kurt R. Hoigard, P.E., SECB, F.ASTM
Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc., Willowbrook, IL

Michael V. McCombie
FE Moran Mechanical, Northbrook, IL

Session 1 - Commonly Used Building Materials/Basic Engineering Concepts

Session 2 - Site-Work / Foundations

Session 3 - Concrete

Session 4 - Steel

Session 5 - Roofing

Session 6 - Masonry

Session 7 - Curtainwall

Session 8 - HVAC/MEP 

Attendee List

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New York, NY

  • September 20, 2019 | 8:15 AM EDT
  • American Institute of Architects
    536 LaGuardia Place New York, New York 10012
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Consulting Sponsor:
Arcadis
New York, NY 

Regional Coordinators:
Emily D. Anderson, Esq.
Pepper Hamilton LLP
New York, NY

Brianna E. Kostecka, Esq.
King & Spalding
New York, NY

Speakers:
Richard T. Kaczkowski, P.E.
CTL Group, Skokie, IL 

Theodore von Rosenvinge
GEODesign Inc
Middlebury, CT

Elisabeth A. Malsch, Ph.D., P.E.
Thornton Tomasetti, New York, NY 

Margot Otten, RA
OSSO Architecture, Brooklyn, NY

Jason A. Coleman, P.E., CDT
O’Donnell & Naccarato, Philadelphia, PA

Greg Holness, PE
Arcadis 
New York, NY

Dan Popadynec, P.E.
Vidaris, New York, NY

William R. Broz, P.E., LEED AP, MBA
Exponent, Los Angeles CA

Session 1 - Commonly Used Building Materials/Basic Engineering Concepts

Session 2 - Site-Work / Foundations

Session 3 - Concrete

Session 4 - Steel

Session 5 - Roofing

Session 6 - Masonry

Session 7 - Curtainwall

Session 8 - HVAC/MEP 

Attendee List

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Sacramento, CA

  • September 20, 2019
  • Pacific McGeorge School of Law | 8:15 AM PDT
    3200 5th Avenue Sacramento, CA 95817
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Consulting Sponsor:
Berkeley Research Group
Emeryville, CA 

Technical Sponsor:
U.S. Legal Support
Sacramento, CA

Regional Coordinators:
Jennifer L. Dauer, Esq.
Diepenbrock Elkin Gleason LLP
Sacramento, CA

Rebecca D. Takacs, Esq.
Oles Morrison Rinker & Baker LLP
Oakland, CA

Speakers:
Emily M. Guglielmo, S.E., P.E.
Martin/Martin, Inc., Larkspur, CA

Steven P. Viani, P.E.
Alvia Services, Inc., Rancho Murrieta, CA

Owen R. Brizgys, P.E.
WEBCOR, San Francisco, CA

William D. Trono, Ph.D., P.E.
Exponent, Oakland, CA 

Jonathan Stafford, P.E.
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, San Francisco, CA

David L. Zion
Berkeley Research Group, Emeryville, CA

Mark Hopkins. P.E., A.I.A.
Guardian Group, Inc., Torrance, CA

Karen Purcell, P.E.
PK Electrical, Inc., Reno, NV

Session 1 - Commonly Used Building Materials/Basic Engineering Concepts

Session 2 - Site-Work / Foundations

Session 3 - Concrete

Session 4 - Steel

Session 5 - Roofing

Session 6 - Masonry

Session 7 - Curtainwall

Session 8 - HVAC/MEP 

Attendee List

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Meeting Brochure

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Final Combined Attendee List

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