Annual Construction Law Conference

  30th Annual Construction Law Conference
(Sponsored by The Construction Law Foundation of Texas, in cooperation with the Texas Institute of CLE)
   March 2 & 3, 2017 (Golf Tournament March 1st)
The La Cantera Resort & Spa
  San Antonio, Texas
Earn up to 13.75 MCLE Hours including 3.50 Hour Ethics!

Online registration is open through the Texas Institute of CLE website.
Download the printed brochure and registration form.

*Note: As you make travel plans to attend, please include the Texas Women's Construction Law Group Panel Discussion and Networking Event on your itinerary. Scheduled for 3:30 - 5:30 pm on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the La Cantera Resort & Spa, this year's meeting will feature a panel discussion on tips and strategies for marketing your practice, followed by a cocktail reception networking event.

This course includes topics such as:

  • Case Law, Insurance Law and Legislative Updates
  • So You Think You Have a Mediated Settlement?
  • Advocate or Neutral? (Ethics Credit)
  • Presidents and Lawyers: The Ties That Bind (Ethics Credit) (Thursday Lunch Session)
  • Carved Out of the Herd: The Others Settled... Should You Have?
  • Unwitting Waiver of Attorney/Client Privilege (Ethics Credit)
  • Alternatives to Bonds
  • Getting to the Money (If There is Any)
  • Residential Construction Update
  • Differing Site Conditions: What Difference Do They Make? (Breakfast Breakout Session)
  • More Insights from In-House Counsel (Breakfast Breakout Session)
  • Mechanic Liens and Mineral Liens - Interplays and Traps for the Unwary (Breakfast Breakout Session)
  • Navigating the Bankruptcy Minefield - Practical Tips for Construction Practitioners (Breakfast Breakout Session)
  • Arbitration Vacature (Breakfast Breakout Session)
  • Arbitration: What Works and Doesn't Work
  • When the King Does Wrong: The Availability and Limits of Construction-Related Suits Against the Government
  • Crowd Control
  • A Question of Consequence
  • Contractual Limitations of Liability
  • SBOT President's Update (Ethics Credit) (Friday Lunch Session)
  • I Contracted to Build a House, Do I Really Have to Build an Apartment Complex?
  • The Golden Rule: They Who Have the Gold Make the Rules
  • Coverage for Construction Defects under CIPs - What Do You Do?
  • ...and more!

Our esteemed conference faculty members are respected, experienced leaders in the field of construction law. At the Annual Construction Law Conference you and your colleagues are learning from the best in the business, period.

The La Cantera Resort & Spa –– A limited number of rooms are reserved at The La Cantera Resort & Spa at the special rate of $205.00 per night for a single/double. The hotel deadline is 5:00 p.m. February 3rd. After this date or when the room block has been exhausted (whichever comes first) rooms will be provided on a space and rate available basis only. You must identify yourself as a participant with the "30th Annual Construction Law Conference" (Group Code: TIB2817A) in order to obtain a room from our room block. A deposit equal to your first night's room and tax will be required. Please call the hotel directly at (855) 499-2960 to make your reservation, or you can make your reservation online with the hotel by clicking here. We recommend that you make your reservations immediately if you plan to attend this course. The hotel is located at 16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256.

Sponsorship Opportunities Limited 2017 Opportunities remain!

The Construction Law Section is pleased to offer sponsorship opportunities to companies in the construction industry that wish to reach to movers and shakers in the construction legal field. Exhibitor/sponsor slots for 2017 are open but limited slots remain! Click here to view the sponsor opportunities flyer, including the description of sponsorship levels, benefits and the registration form. Before submitting your form, please contact Texas Institute of CLE at (512) 451-6960 or to discuss the open slots available.