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Mastering Real Estate and Construction Claims & Litigation CLE - 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast - Register Today

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Learn the latest on Real Estate and Construction Claims & Litigation with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to 98 pages of course materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Mastering Real Estate and Construction Claims & Litigation
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


The recovering economy has led real estate and construction litigation to become one of the most in-demand practice areas. Real estate and construction attorneys must understand evolving issues related to litigating claims, dealing with mechanic's liens, and even portions of the drafting and negotiation process. From winning strategies to best practices, this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar will cover the hot topics in this quickly evolving field. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar includes three of the nation’s leading real estate and construction practitioners. This seminar covers proving and defending claims, winning arguments, mastering defects, damage calculations, and dealing with mechanic's liens. Our nationally recognized speakers also discuss what real estate and constructions attorneys need to know about drafting, negotiating and developing real estate and construction developments. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the effective techniques discussed in the seminar.


1. Successfully Litigating Construction Claims:

a. Proving & Defending Damages

b. Effectively Showing Design Defects vs. Construction Defects

c. Winning Defenses & Arguments

d. Best Strategies on Latent vs. Patent Defects

e. Winning at Damage Calculations

2. Effectively Litigating Mechanic’s Liens

a. Best Practices on Filing a Mechanic’s Lien

b. Understanding the Project Owner’s Perspective

c. Procedures and Time Limits

d. Dealing with Lien Releases

e. Verified Claim Statutes

3. What Real Estate and Constructions Attorneys Need to Know about Drafting, Negotiating and Developing Real Estate and Construction Developments:

a. Effectively Understanding Best Practices in Drafting, Negotiating and Developing Real Estate and Construction Developments

b. The Art of Drafting and the Importance of Terms

c. Utilizing Real Estate and Construction Development Contracts to Avoid Litigation

d. Advantaging Clients with Real Estate and Construction Development Agreements

4. Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. J. Keith Ramsey practices at Holland & Knight, where he concentrates in the area of construction litigation and is Board Certified by his state bar in Construction Law. Mr. Ramsey is also experienced in complex construction litigation, both at the trial and appellate levels, including claims for defects, water intrusion, delay damages, lien foreclosures, and default terminations. Additionally, Mr. Ramsey has represented clients in construction licensure disputes. He has experience representing owners, subcontractors, general contractors, homebuilders and design professionals. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Ramsey served as a law clerk to The Honorable Barry J. Stone. He has been recognized for his excellence in practice by his peers and is listed in SuperLawyers. He has spoken widely on recovery for damages caused by latent construction defects and continuing liability for defects after completion and turnover of projects.

2. J. Paulo Flores is one of the country's leading practitioners in real estate and construction litigation. He concentrates his practice in construction law, real estate and landlord/tenant disputes. He also has experience in commercial lending secured by real or personal property, real estate, and leading. He has spoken widely on residential construction law and liens, including mechanic's liens and dealing with invalid liens. Mr. Flores previously served as a judge before opening his own firm. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Law School.

3. Scott R. Sleight is a partner with Ahlers & Cressman PLLC, where his practice emphasizes construction and real estate development, including representation at the front end, during and at the conclusion of projects. He has drafted and negotiated construction contracts for owners and contractors for significant data centers, mixed-use commercial and medical projects across the country, including development and negotiation of three-party integrated agreements joining the owner, architect, and contractor under a single agreement, design-build agreements and utilizing joint ventures to facilitate sales tax and other tax exemptions. Mr. Sleight has been recognized for excellence in practice as a SuperLawyer, rated 10.0 superb by, and has been described as an “amazing” construction lawyer by a leading publication.

Who should attend this seminar?
Attorneys, paralegals, and legal professionals.

You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:

1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits

5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**

7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

10. Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

11. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

12. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**

13. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

14. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**

15. Minnesota State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (live credit only)

16. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

17. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

18. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

19. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

20. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

21. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

22. Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

23. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

24. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**

25. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

26. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

27. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

28. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

29. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

30. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.


You will receive toll-free dial-in instructions, online access to course and reference materials, and be registered for CLE credit when you check-out with a credit card or your check is processed.

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