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Date: December 14 , 2007

Lorman Seminar:
Everything a Construction Player Should Know About Insurance in Florida.

Location: West Palm Beach, Fl.

Details:
Michael J. Kurzman, Esq., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq.

This one-day seminar is designed for project managers, engineers, attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, principals, owners, contractors, subcontractors. architects, insurance professionals, risk managers, accountants and property developers.

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Date: October 25 , 2007

Interactive Workshop:
US Shopping Center Law Conference. Negotiating the new AIA Contract.

Location: San Diego, CA

Details:
Stuart H. Sobel, Esq.

The most interactive of the sessions offered, workshops typically are led by two practitioners with a substantial level of experience in the topic area. Interaction between the workshop leaders and the audience is encouraged and expected, with the freedom to drift from the outline and address audience concerns in a more specific and detailed fashion. Depending on the description of the session, workshops could be at an advanced level.


Date: October 26 , 2007

ICSC Law Conference:
Breakfast Roundtable: What your lender wants to know about your leases and what developers need to know.

Location: San Diego, CA

Details:
Elisabeth D. Kozlow, Esq.

This breakfast roundtable will discuss specific lease provisions of interest to shopping center lenders and why they require lender approval.


Date: October 27 , 2007

ICSC Law Conference:
Breakfast Roundtable: The complexities of mixed use development.

Location: San Diego, CA

Details:
Oscar R. Rivera,
Esq.
This breakfast roundtable will discuss the challenges and complexities surrounding a mixed use development incorporating retail and either, residential or office components.


Date: November 29 , 2007

Lorman Seminar:
Risk Allocation and Dispute Minimization on Complex Construction Projects.

Location: West Palm Beach, Fl.

Details:
Michael J. Kurzman, Esq.

This one-day seminar is designed for project managers, engineers, attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, principals, owners, contractors, subcontractors. architects, insurance professionals, risk managers, accountants and property developers.

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Date: December 4 , 2007

Lorman Seminar:
Everything a Construction Player Should Know About Insurance in Florida.

Location: Miami, Fl.

Details:
W. Meade Collinsworth, CPCU, ARM, Michael J. Kurzman, Esq., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq.

This one-day seminar is designed for project managers, engineers, attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, principals, owners, contractors, subcontractors. architects, insurance professionals, risk managers, accountants and property developers.

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Date: September 7 , 2007

Seminar:
Establishing and Operating Homeowners' Associations in Florida.

Location: Miami, Fl.

Details:
This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents and vice presidents, owners, property managers, project managers, real estate professionals, developers, homeowners' and condominium associations members, lending and finance professionals and construction professionals.

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Date: August 22, 2007

Seminar:
Architect/Engineer Liability and Practice in Florida.

Location: Miami, Fl.

Details:
This seminar is designed for attorneys, architects, engineers, project managers, presidents and vice presidents, contractors, subcontractors and owners.

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Date: August 7, 2007

Seminar :
Resolving Problems and Disputes on Construction Projects.

Location:
Miami, Fl..

Details:
Candace Renee Duff, Esq., Bruce Charles King, Esq., Michael Kurzman, Esq. and Michael J. Yates, Esq .
Course# 643B 6
This unequaled seminar will address the various types of problems that regularly arise during a construction project. Understand how to effectively correct defective bids throughout the construction process. Keep the project moving by discovering how to deal with deficient plans and specifications. Understand your options when it comes to handling performance delays. Know your rights if others threaten to terminate the contract or if you do not get paid. Bring closure to construction claims by understanding the steps needed to resolve disputes.


Date: July 25, 2007

Seminar:

Establishing and Operating Homeowners' Associations; Understanding the Legal Issues in Florida.

Location: West Palm Beach, Fl.

Details:
Oscar R. Rivera, Esq., Moderator, Roberto C. Blanch, Esq., Helio De La Torre, Esq., Howard J. Perl, Esq. and Monte E. Kane, CPA.
This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, real estate professionals, owners, property managers, project managers, developers, homeowner association members, lenders, escrow agents, construction professionals, surveyors and engineers.

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Oscar R. Rivera, Esq. Course # SL-208. Rent, Escalations and Pass-Throughs: The Economics of a Lease. Economics are the heart of any lease transaction. Whether landlord of tenant, you'll learn the strategies and tactics of negotiating monetary provisions, including minimum and percentage rent clauses, security deposits, operating costs, real estate taxes and merchants/marketing fund payments. You will be led through an analysis of the key elements of each of the lease provisions and their monetary impact on the net return to the landlord, as well as the tenant. Sample clauses will be distributed and dissected in an effort to analyze their strengths and weaknesses. Sponsored by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania , School of Shopping Center Law.

Philadelphia , PA. March 5, 2007.


Michael Kurzman, Esq., Enrique M. Lopez, Esq., Vivien T. Montz, Esq., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq. Seminar: AIA Contracts. This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice-presidents, owners, project managers, architects, engineers, controllers, accountants and contract managers.

Miami , FL. March 7, 2007


Peter M. Brooke, Esq., Lior Y. Leser, Esq., Gary Pyott, Jason M. Rodgers-da-Cruz, Esq. Course CLE-7.0. Developing and Operating Planned Communities and Condominiums. This course will cover how to properly draft, file and amend a declaration so you aren't held up with paperwork glitches later. Develop a good working relationship with the municipality by complying with local ordinances. Avoid possible problems by addressing common elements like creation, taxation and transfer of ownership. Answer potential residents' questions by honing your knowledge of the legal aspects of the owner/resident relationship. Create a financial plan for dealing with assessments, interest, fines and penalties. Decide on proactive resolution procedures to minimize disputes down the line.

Miami , FL. September 6, 2006


Roberto C. Blanch, Esq., Helio De La Torre , Esq., Oscar R. Rivera, Esq., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq. and Monte E. Kane , CPA. Seminar: Establishing and Operating Homeowners' Associations: Understanding the Legal Issues in Florida . This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice-presidents, real estate professionals, owners, property managers, project managers, developers, homeowners association members, lenders, escrow agents, construction professionals, surveyors and engineers.

West Palm Beach , FL. July 25, 2006


Roberto C. Blanch, Esq., Helio De La Torre , Esq., Oscar R. Rivera, Esq. and Monte E. Kane , CPA. Seminar: Establishing and Operating Homeowners' Associations: Understanding the Legal Issues in Florida . This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice-presidents, real estate professionals, owners, property managers, project managers, developers, homeowners association members, lenders, escrow agents, construction professionals, surveyors and engineers.

Miami , FL. August 4, 2006


Michael J. Kurzman, Esq., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq., and Gary M. Stein, Esq. Seminar: Change Orders in Florida . This one-day seminar is designed for construction and project managers, engineers, presidents, vice-presidents, owners, architects, controllers, accountants, contract mangers, operations managers, principals, estimators, developers, real estate professionals and attorneys.

Miami , FL. June 1, 2006


Stuart H. Sobel, Esq., James M. Rosenbaum, Chief Judge and Francisco (Paco) Farach. ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2006 Annual Meeting. Plenary 3: The Electronic Courtroom and the Paperless Trial. In the past, the hallmark of construction litigation was a large number of boxes of documents and exhibits boards in the courtroom. As technology has changed and courtrooms have become more electronic friendly, the way of trying the construction case is changing. The panel will address how to try the paperless case and innovative methods for using technology in the courtroom.

San Diego , CA May 18-19, 2006


Michael J. Kurzman, Esq., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq., and James E. Lalumiere. Seminar: Construction Delay Claims in Florida . This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, engineers, presidents, vice-presidents, owners, architects, contractors, sub-contractors, controllers, accountants, contract mangers, operations managers, principals, estimators, developers, estimators, insurance professionals, lenders and surveyors.

Miami , FL. April 6, 2006


Oscar R. Rivera, Esq. Course # SL-602. Rent, Escalations and Pass-Throughs: The Economics of a Lease. Economics are the heart of any lease transaction. Whether landlord of tenant, you'll learn the strategies and tactics of negotiating monetary provisions, including minimum and percentage rent clauses, security deposits, operating costs, real estate taxes and merchants/marketing fund payments. You will be led through an analysis of the key elements of each of the lease provisions and their monetary impact on the net return to the landlord, as well as the tenant. Sample clauses will be distributed and dissected in an effort to analyze their strengths and weaknesses. Sponsored by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania , School of Shopping Center Law.

Philadelphia , PA. March 6, 2006


Elizabeth M. Hernandez, Rhonda Montoya Hasan, Michael G. Murphy, P.E., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq. Seminar: Building Codes in Florida . This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, construction managers, engineers, presidents, vice-presidents, owners, architects, developers, facilities managers, superintendents, compliance officers, housing officials, insurance and real estate professionals.

West Palm Beach , FL March 21, 2006


Elizabeth M. Hernandez, Rhonda Montoya Hasan, John Pistorino, P.E., Steven M. Siegfried, Esq. Seminar: Building Codes in Florida . This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, construction managers, engineers, presidents, vice-presidents, owners, architects, developers, facilities managers, superintendents, compliance officers, housing officials, insurance and real estate professionals.

Miami , FL January 26, 2006


Alexander E. Barthet, Elissa Gainsburg, Stevan J. Pardo, Michael J. Kurzman, Esq. Seminar: Construction Law from Contract to Closeout in Florida. This one-day seminar is designed for attorneys, construction and project managers, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, presidents, vice-presidents, architects, real estate and insurance professionals, principals, contract managers and purchasing professionals.

Miami , FL January 6, 2006

Before 2006

Steven M. Siegfried, Esq.

Seminar: Selected Issues Involving the AIA Documents: How They Affect Rights of Owners, Contractors, Design Professionals and Subcontractors.
Miami , FL October 4, 2005

Seminar: Establishing and Operating Condominium and Homeowners' Associations: Understanding the Issues in Florida .
Miami , FL August 4, 2005

Seminar: Florida Construction Lien Law
Palm Beach Gardens , FL August 16, 2005

Seminar: Change Orders in Florida
Miami , FL June 23, 2005

Seminar: Construction Delay Claims in Florida
Miami , FL April 28, 2005

Seminar: Building Codes in Florida
Miami , FL January 26, 2005

Seminar: Pitfalls in Change Order Requests and Recovery in Florida
Miami , FL June 22, 2004

Florida Construction Law Conference
Ft. Lauderdale , FL November, 2003

Florida Construction Law Conference
Tampa , FL March 20-21, 2003



Oscar R. Rivera, Esq.

Seminar: Law for Non-Lawyers, International Council for Shopping Centers
Alexandria , VA September 27-28, 2005

Seminar: Establishing and Operating Condominium and Homeowners' Associations: Understanding the Issues in Florida .
Miami , FL August 4, 2005

Course #SL-602: Rent, Escalations and Pass-Throughs: The Economics of a Lease
Philadelphia , PA March 7, 2005

University of Shopping Centers Seminar Sponsored by ICSC
Philadelphia , PA March 8-10, 2004

ICSC Law Conference
California , October 22-25, 2003


Helio De La Torre , Esq.

Seminar: Establishing and Operating Condominium and Homeowners' Associations: Understanding the Issues in Florida .

Miami , FL August 4, 2005

Ralph E. Boyster Institutes on Condominium and Cluster Developers and Real Property Law: Update on the Law in Mold Claims

Miami , FL October 29-31, 2003

Community Association Network Seminar: Mold Claims

Lorman Education Services: Advances in Environmental Mold Issues: Update on the Law on Mold Litigation and Recent Case Laws

Community Association Institute Seminar: Environmental Mold Issues

Community Association Institute Seminar: Leadership Training Program: Community Association Law

Community Association Institute Seminar: Tenth Annual Community Association Law Seminar: Roundtable Leader on Condominium Law

Community Association Institute Seminar in Spanish: Cobro de Contribuciones Deliquentes

Professional Education Systems, Inc.: Florida Condominium Association Operations, A Legal Perspective: The Nuts and Bolts of Condo Litigation

The Continental Group, Ltd.: Legal Update on Condominium Law

The Continental Group, Ltd.: Elections, Annual and Budget Meeting Procedures and Requirements

University of Miami Eighteenth Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments: Drafting Workable Insurance, Casualty, Termination and Condemnation Provisions in Community Association Documents

Global Investment Properties, Inc.: Board Members' Financial Responsibility and Insurance and Accounting Issues- A Legal Perspective

Global Investment Properties, Inc.: Condominium Association Seminar: Condominium Parking Issues/Towing

Global Investment Properties, Inc.: Community Association Seminar: Passing Special Assessments

Prime Management Group: Condominium Law Officers and Directors Liability

Northeast Dade Coalition: Screening New Residents, Keeping Out the Riff Raff and Leasing Restrictions


Stuart H. Sobel, Esq.

ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2005 Annual Meeting: Construction from the Owner's Perspective
Miami , FL April 28, 2005

Seminar: ABA Forum, Revisiting Arbitration
San Francisco , CA January 2004

ICSC Law Conference: What To Do When the Wheels Come Off
Palm Desert , CA October 22-25, 2003

Florida Construction Law Conference
Ft. Lauderdale , FL November, 2003

Seminar: PESI, Florida Construction Law
November 2003

Florida Construction Law Conference
Tampa , FL March 20-21, 2003

Professional Education Systems Seminar: Florida Construction Law
Tampa , FL March 2003

ICSC Centerbuild Conference
Scottsdale , AZ December 2002; December 2001

ICSC United States Law Conference
Boca Raton , FL October 2002

ICSC Law for Non-Lawyers Seminar
Tampa , FL March 2002

ABA Forum on the Construction Industry Annual Reception
San Francisco , CA April 2001

ICSC Florida Law Conference: Construction Contracts and Architectural Agreements
Orlando , FL October 2000

ICSC Florida Retail Lease Symposium: Drafting and Negotiating Construction Contracts for Leases, Protecting the Landlord or Tenant in Their Dealings with Contractors and Architects
June 2000

ICSC Florida Law Conference: Balancing Competing Interests: How a Contractor Gets Paid for Tenant Improvements vs. How and Owner Avoids Getting Stuck When Its Tenant Does Not Pay Its Contractor for Improving Its Space
October 1999

Lorman Education Services: Construction Law for Attorneys in Florida
May 1999

ICSC Centerbuild Conference: A Comparative Analysis of the 1997 Changes to the AIA General Conditions to the Contract for Construction
December 1998


Elisabeth Kozlow

Seminar: ICSC Florida Conference Moderator at panel discussion on Retail Bankruptcies and Big-Box Re-Uses: How to Fill Excess Space in Your Shopping Center
August 18, 2003

ICSC Law Conference
California , October 22-25, 2003


Michael J. Kurzman, Esq.

Seminar: Selected Issues Involving the AIA Documents: How They Affect Rights of Owners, Contractors, Design Professionals and Subcontractors.
Miami , FL October 4, 2005; October 14, 2004

Seminar: Florida Construction Lien Law
Palm Beach Gardens , FL August 16, 2005

Seminar: The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Florida
Miami , FL May 18, 2005; October 19, 2004; October 26, 2004

Seminar: Construction Delay Claims in Florida
Miami , FL April 28, 2005

Course CLE-7.0: Advanced Construction Law in Florida
Miami , FL March 29, 2005


Roberto C. Blanch, Esq.

Seminar: Establishing and Operating Condominium and Homeowners' Associations: Understanding the Issues in Florida .
Miami , FL August 4, 2005


Enrique M. Lopez, Esq.

Seminar: Selected Issues Involving the AIA Documents: How They Affect Rights of Owners, Contractors, Design Professionals and Subcontractors.
Miami , FL October 4, 2005

Seminar: The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Florida
Miami , FL May 18, 2005; October 26, 2004

Seminar: Management and Resolution of Water Intrusion and Mold Claims in Florida
Miami , FL June 22, 2004


Vivien T. Montz, Esq.

Seminar: Selected Issues Involving the AIA Documents: How They Affect Rights of Owners, Contractors, Design Professionals and Subcontractors.
Miami , FL October 4, 2005

Seminar: The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues in Florida
Miami , FL May 18, 2005; October 26, 2004