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!

Feb 12, 2019: Design Professional and Design-Build Litigation: Review & Lessons Learned

NOTE: The speaker and topic for the presentation have changed. Apologies to those impacted by this unforeseen change.

Public owners around the country have embraced delivering their construction projects through design-build, among other approaches. This program will focus on the legal aspects and challenges associated with design-builds and other forms of project delivery, as well as lessons learned from prior projects.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (Sign-in and catered lunch begin at 11:45 AM, with speaker at 12:00 PM)
WHERE: ASCE Headquarters - 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia, 20191
COST: $25 per person (member) $30 (nonmember)
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.

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