This website and the ConstructionRisk.com Report are published by J. Kent Holland, Esq., a construction lawyer with ConstructionRisk Counsel, PLLC, emphasizing construction, federal procurement, and environmental law. Hundreds of legal case notes and articles on numerous construction law, insurance and risk management topics can be researched, at no cost, through the "Topics Index."
Mr. Holland's book, "Working on Purpose" provides practical insights and guidance on setting and achieving goals, managing time more effectively and efficiently, and establishing meaningful purpose. If interested, you may read about Kent’s life-changing experience at the Philadelphia 30th Street Station where he encountered a homeless man who asked: “Will you feed me?”
- KENT HOLLAND Risk Management Materials - Some available on Zurich Website - Contract Guide, Articles, Briefings, Videos and More. Once on this Page, Look at the "RISK MANAGEMENT" Box on the right margin.
- CONTINUING EDUCATION by VIDEO!: Numerous Videos courses by Kent Holland are available here. They are registered with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System, and you will soon be able to take them for credit, at no cost for a limited time. Courses currently available include the following:
- Jobsite Safety Video Continuing Education Workshop -
The entire 3 part course (each module about 20 minutes) can be taken as a 1 hour AIA registered course. Here is Part 1 of the series.
Jobsite safety responsibility continuing education course. Presenting lessons learned from litigation. Part 1 focuses on safety responsibilities of project owners and design firms, and addresses independent contractor principles. Combine parts 1, 2 and 3 for a 1 credit hour course registered with AIA.
- Contracts for Design Professionals - The VIDEO version. The entire Part 1 Contracts Course (Nine 20 minute modules) - VIDEO version is available by clicking here.
Module 1 is the following:
Contract Guide and Course for Design Professionals. This is Module 1 of a 9 modules. Discussion of the following contract clauses: Advertising, Americans with Disabilities Act, As-Built Drawings, Certifications, Compliance with Law, and Changes in Services.
- ConstructionRisk.com Report - Video of each 2013 newsletter is available
The video version of the May 2013 Newsletter is the following:
Video version of the May 2013 issue of ConstructionRisk.com Report. Three articles include: (1) Subcontractor Owed Prime No Indemnity Obligation and Additional Insured Status Availed Nothing, (2) Design Professional Owes Duty to Third Party Condominium Unit Purchasers, (3) Unlicensed Subcontractor Cannot Recover against Contractor Even if Contractor Knew Sub was Unlicensed When Executing the Contract.
- Working on Purpose (3 one-hour courses) (6 modules - Time, Goals & Purpose)
Managing Time Effectively - Part 1. Working on Purpose - Module 1 of 6.
This video course by J. Kent Holland consists of 6 modules. Modules 1 and 2 address managing time and energy more effectively to get greater results with less effort. Modules 3 and 4 address successfully setting and achieving goals. And Modules 5 and 6 address finding purpose and creating mission. Exercises are included at the end of each module. Registered with the Continuing Education Service of the AIA.
AND JUST FOR FUN: We know how to have fun!!!
- A1 - Subcontractor Owed Prime No Indemnity Obligation and Additional Insured Status Availed Nothing
- A2 - Design Professional Owes Duty to Third Party Condominium Unit Purchasers
- A3 - Unlicensed Subcontractor Cannot Recover against Contractor Even if Contractor Knew Sub was Unlicensed When Executing the Contract
About the Newsletter
All articles in this issue of the ConstructionRisk.Com Report, unless otherwise indicated, are written by J. Kent Holland, a construction lawyer located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, (formerly with Wickwire Gavin, P.C. and now with Construction Risk Counsel, PLLC) representing design professionals, contractors and project owners. He is admitted to practice law in Virginia and Maryland. He is also president of ConstructionRisk, LLC, a consulting firm providing consulting services to owners, design professionals, contractors and attorneys on construction projects. He provides the construction risk management website (www.ConstructionRisk.com), and publishes ConstructionRisk.com Report with 8 to 12 issues per year, as a complimentary newsletter providing case notes, articles and commentary on risk management issues concerning construction projects. He may be reached at Kent@ConstructionRisk.com or by calling 703-623-1932. Permission is granted to reprint or republish any article herein that is authored by Mr. Holland, provided that attribution to the author and publication (including website address) is given and the issue is cited in the following format: ConstructionRisk.com Report, Vol. 12 No. 7 (Nov 2010), J. Kent Holland, www.ConstructionRisk.com.
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This newsletter Report is published and edited by J. Kent Holland, Jr., J.D. The Report is independent of any insurance company, law firm, or other entity, and is distributed with the understanding that ConstructionRisk.com, LLC, and the editor and writers, are not hereby engaged in rendering legal services or the practice of law. Further, the content and comments in this newsletter are provided for educational purposes and for general distribution only, and cannot apply to any single set of specific circumstances. If you have a legal issue to which you believe this newsletter relates, we urge you to consult your own legal counsel. ConstructionRisk.com, LLC, and its writers and editors, expressly disclaim any responsibility for damages arising from the use, application, or reliance upon the information contained herein.Copyright 2011, ConstructionRisk, LLC
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