About the NCS Reston Branch

The National Capital Section's Reston Branch hosts regular monthly technical meetings at ASCE Headquarters in Reston at lunch time. Formerly a Committee of the Section, it was, in late October 2017,  anointed a Branch in recognition of its successful track record of serving members from the Reston area with well-attended PDH and networking opportunities. Several Branch Officer positions have opened up for our member volunteers to fill. Take advantage of these emerging leadership opportunities!

Oct 13, 2020 (Reston): Managing Contractual Risk for COVID-19 Impacts

Registration for this event is now closed.

Kent Holland, a construction risk management consultant and construction lawyer, will talk about contractual risk management issues concerning COVID-19. He will share ideas on:

  • Drafting contracts;
  • Managing risk;
  • Sample wording for contracts; and
  • Lessons learned from recent construction litigation.

WHEN: Tuesday, Oct 13, 2020, 5:0 PM - 6:30 PM
WHERE: Online webinar. Use the link above to register by noon on Monday, Oct 12.  Login information will be provided via email to registrants.
COST: $5 per person (members and nonmembers)
Attendees will receive (1.0) Professional Development Hour (PDH).

About the Presenter:

J. Kent Holland, J.D., is a construction lawyer located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, (formerly with Wickwire Gavin, P.C.). He represents design professionals, contractors, and project owners. He is also founder and president of a risk management consulting firm, ConstructionRisk, LLC, providing risk management consulting services to owners, design professionals, contractors, and attorneys on construction projects. This includes assistance with contract drafting, review, and negotiation; change order and claims analysis (preparation or defense); risk management advice concerning insurance coverage - including assistance with negotiating and drafting the terms and conditions of policies and endorsements; advice to insurance underwriters; and guidance to those procuring insurance.

Welcome to the Reston Branch

We're always on the lookout for volunteers to help in the planning of technical meetings in Reston. The Branch hosts technical meetings monthly for ASCE members in the Reston area, including surrounding counties, looking to network with other professionals, sharpen their technical and professional skills, and earn Professional Development Hours. For more information, contact the Branch Chair, Lisa Anderson, at lmanders@bechtel.com or 703-429-6631.

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