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Construction Agreements and Payments – Part of the Understanding the Construction Process Series

October 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

$100.00 – $685.00

Understanding the Construction Process

Construction Agreements and Payments

Part of the Understanding the Construction Process Series

October 20, 2020 / 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Training held in partnership with:


Decipher Contracts, Subcontracts, Changes and Liens

3 LU credits per session; 3 LU/HSW credits for sessions 1, 2, 3, 8 & 9

Benefits of Attending:

  • Navigate construction contracts and decipher important clauses
  • Uncloak ambiguous language to protect your company
  • Understand risk allocation, warranty coverages and delay claims
  • Discover typical issues with subcontracts and their solutions
  • Gain clarity on purchase order, change order and agency authority language

Topics Covered this Session:

  • Contracts
  • Subcontracts
  • Purchase Order
  • Change Order
  • Schedule of Values
  • Applications for Payment/Retainage
  • Lien Waivers/Stipulation Against Liens
  • Construction Common Legal Issues

Sessions in this Series:

  • October 10, 2019: Construction Industry Overview
  • November 14, 2019: Project Development & Environmental Decisions
  • December 12, 2019: Construction Design Documents & Technical Specifications
  • January 16, 2020: Preconstruction & Estimating
  • February 13, 2020: Virtual Design & Construction Technology
  • September 15, 2020: Construction Risk Management
  • October 20, 2020: Construction Agreements & Payments
  • November 17, 2020: Project Planning & Execution
  • Date TBD: Project Compliance & Outside Organizations

Join at any time in cycle and SAVE at the full series rate!

Customize sessions for your company! Contact to learn more.

Who Should Attend:

Administrators, estimators, project engineers, support staff, accountants, attorneys, project managers, project assistants, those new to construction, career constructors interested in learning new information and those interested in a better understanding of the big picture of the construction process will benefit from this series!


Maria Elliott, Partner Barley Snyder Attorneys at Law, is chair of the firm’s Real Estate, Municipal and Environmental group and is chair of the firm’s Construction Industry group. Her practice focuses on both real estate and construction transactions, including the purchase and sale of real estate, commercial leases, including office, shopping center, warehouse and cell tower leases, residential leases, zoning and land development, construction contracts, formation of entities for real estate ownership, business and real estate financing, condominium and planned communities, property assessment appeals, real estate tax exemption requests, and various agricultural real estate matters, including Clean and Green (Act 319), Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP), and agricultural preservation easements. Maria’s construction law practice involves issues arising during all phases of the construction process, including drafting and negotiating construction contracts, providing advice on claims avoidance, and handling bond claims. She regularly addresses general construction matters involving liquidated damages, change orders, performance and payment bonds, termination of contracts, and mechanics’ liens waivers and releases. She advises clients on the amendments to the Pennsylvania Mechanics’ Lien Law and how the changes affect their construction projects. She is also knowledgeable with the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code and the International Building Codes.

A note regarding COVID-19:

Your health and safety are our number one priority, and all CDC-recommended safety protocols in place on the date of the event will be implemented. Total registration numbers may need to be limited to observe safety requirements. Please check back for updates, watch for update emails from the Chapter following your registration, or call our office at (717) 653-8106. Thank you in advance for your patience and cooperation. Please enter Door 1 when you arrive.

Preferred registration date: 7 days prior to session date

If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately. Cancellations received less than 7 days of the start of class cannot be refunded; substitutions are permitted.

Price includes: all course materials, coffee, water and snack for each session

ABC Members may select the option to be invoiced. Non-members will need to please pay at time of registration either via credit card payment online or by calling Michele at the Chapter office: (717) 653-8106.

EIN: 23-1618254 – Contributions or gifts are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. However, payments may be deductible by members as an ordinary, necessary business expense. See your accountant for details.

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Contact Mike Bachman Director of Membership to find out more!




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October 20, 2020
8:00 am - 11:00 am
$100.00 – $685.00
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