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Top 8 Things Construction Paralegals Must Know

  • 06/12/2024
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast

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Program Description

Master the Basics From Bid Documents to Disputes

Get a better understanding of your role in construction law! Our experienced faculty will show you how to gain basic mastery on eight crucial areas that construction paralegals need to be well-versed in. From the procurement process to disputes, learn the essentials of how to provide effective support to attorneys and clients. Register today!

  • Walk through the procurement process and bid documents.
  • Learn how to read and understand construction drawings.
  • Review key elements and provisions of construction contracts.
  • Examine the project impacts and legal aspects of change orders.
  • Understand the requirements and procedures for filing mechanic's liens.
  • Get tips for staying on top of project schedules, deadlines, and documentation.
  • Know your role and ways to shine in construction disputes.

Who Should Attend

This basic level program covers key areas of construction projects to which paralegals can add value. Those who should attend include:

  • Paralegals
  • Legal Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. The Procurement/Bidding Process and Documents
  2. How to Read Construction Project Plans, Drawings, Blueprints, and Specifications
  3. Construction Contracts and Subcontracts 101
  4. Identifying and Monitoring Construction Project Schedules and Deadlines
  5. The Essentials of Change Orders
  6. Mechanic's Liens: Preparation, Filing, and Releases
  7. Tips for Organizing and Maintaining Project Files, Meeting Minutes, Correspondence, and Contracts Throughout the Project Lifecycle
  8. The Paralegal's Role in Construction Disputes

Washington State Paralegal Association
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Auburn, WA. 98092



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