2017 Seminars and Workshops

The attorneys of Porter Law Group, and other attorneys at the firm regularly conduct seminars on legal topics vital to the construction industry. We believe that informed clients are more successful clients. We encourage you to expand your knowledge about the legal issues that affect your business. If you would like to attend a seminar, please contact us for signup information.

Construction Collection Procedures

April 13, 2017
8 – 10 am Register

Learn all the steps necessary to pursue the construction collection process for both private and public works, from the preliminary notice, to use the statutory releases, to the Mechanics lien, stop payment notice and payment bond claims. Federal Miller Act claims will also be discussed. Forms for all claims will be provided and deadlines for each remedy will be discussed. A detailed manual of more than 100 pages of forms, instructions and statutes will be provided for future reference. Don't miss this opportunity to teach your staff what to do in your office so that when the time to collect comes, they will know what to do and will have the materials to succeed.

Presented by William Porter.

SRBX 2017 Statewide Safety Expo
Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823

Register online here

Construction Collections

April 25, 2017
3 – 5 pm Register
August 29, 2017 3 – 5 pm Register

This is a basic two-hour course on the fundamentals you need to know about how the construction collection process works. The discussion identifies the proper documents to use, the timelines in which to use them, and to whom the documents must be provided in order to successfully pursue construction claim rights.

Specific topics include:

Important industry forms, deadline diagrams, articles, additional helpful materials and tips from a construction industry legal professional are provided. Presented by William Porter.

Sacramento Builders Exchange
1331 T Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Register online at www.sacregionbx.com
or contact Katie Carbone at 916-442-8991 or kcarbone@srbx.org


Understanding and Negotiating Construction Contracts

March 28, 2017
3 – 5 pm Register
June 27, 2017
3 – 5 pm Register
November 28, 2017
3 – 5 pm Register

Whether you’re signing someone else’s contract or drafting your own, you need to understand the meaning of important contractual terms. Otherwise it is impossible to allocate risk or negotiate terms. In this 90-minute seminar, you’ll learn the meaning of important contractual terms, the consequences of those terms and how to revise the terms for your own benefit.

Some of the subjects covered include:

Presented by William Porter.

Sacramento Builders Exchange
1331 T Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Register online at www.sacregionbx.com
or contact Katie Carbone at 916-442-8991 or kcarbone@srbx.org