Ask the Experts: Interactive Workshop With Construction Lawyer
by Milene Apanian
Seminar Price: $30
As a partner at Abdulaziz, Grossbart & Rudman, Milene Apanian assists contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, sureties and owners prevent and resolve disputes on all types of public and private construction projects.
Previous TLE Presentations
2018- Ask the Attorney Workshop
This workshop will answer your questions regarding, "How to:" construct contracts (Drafting and negotiating Home Improvement Contracts, Owner/Contractor Contracts, Subcontracts, Purchase Orders, Change Orders) and Document a Construction Project without Regret. Furthermore, Ms. Apanian will give advice on topics such as: getting paid (preliminary notices, Stop Payment Notice requirements, Mechanic's lien requirements), Bond Claims and Prompt Payment Penalties and How To Use Them to Get Paid, questions regarding California's Contractor License Laws (their requirements and how to comply) and License Board Advertising Requirements.
2016 & 2015 – Getting Paid on Construction Projects and Increasing Profits
This workshop will focus on explaining and simplifying California collection remedies such as mechanic's liens and stop notices. Designed for contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers, the discussion will teach you how to efficiently collect payment on construction projects, increase your profits and avoid common mistakes and legal technicalities used to defeat collection efforts. Participants will interact during the presentation and be allowed to ask questions related to real collection issues.
2014 - Getting Paid! Leveraging California Collection Remedies
Have you heard? New California laws have changed the statutory requirements related to Preliminary 20-Day Notices, Mechanic's Liens, Stop Notices, Bond Claims and Prompt Payment Penalties. Contractors and subcontractors must adapt to the recent statutory changes and comply with the new requirements and forms to ensure payment. Do not miss it; hear the collection laws explained and simplified! This workshop will offer practical suggestions about complying with the statutory requirements and ensuring payment on construction projects.
2012 – Lien Laws: Collection Remedies for Design Professionals
This course explains and simplifies design professional's liens. You will learn how to convert a design professional's lien into a mechanic's lien, identify time limits for recording liens and deadlines for filing mechanic's lien lawsuits. There will also be a discussion on the 2011 and 2012 changes to the California collection statutes. Lastly, learn to avoid legal technicalities, which make collection remedies unenforceable and how to comply with the new statutory requirements. Most importantly, learn practical tools, tips, and techniques to streamline your collection efforts!
2011 – New Mechanic's Lien Laws
Hear about the changes to the mechanic's lien laws that took effect January 1, 2011. Learn how to understand preliminary 20-day notices, how to make your mechanic's liens collectible, identify time limits for recording mechanic's liens, identify time limits for filing mechanic's lien lawsuits. Learn to avoid legal technicalities which make liens unenforceable. Most importantly, learn practical tools, tips, and techniques to streamline your collection efforts!
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