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Owner/Contractor Agreements and Choosing the Right One for Your Project

Date: Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET) / 1:00 p.m. (CT) / 12:00 p.m. (MT) / 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Length: 60 minutes
Fee: Free
Speaker: Joshua Ballance, Senior Manager and Counsel, AIA Contract Documents
Category: Documents  
Learn about the new AIA Sustainable Projects documents and strengthen your knowledge of other AIA Contract Documents most commonly used by Contractors. Understand the contractual relationships when entering Owner/Contractor agreements using the various project delivery models, including: Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager as Adviser, Construction Manager as Constructor, Design-Build, Integrated Project Delivery, and Small Projects. Discover the key contractual clauses related to issues of particular interest to contractors. 

  • Learn about the new AIA Sustainable Projects documents and issues of interest to contractors working on sustainable projects.  
  • Become familiar with the various project delivery models and the AIAs owner/contractor agreement(s) that correspond with each.        
  • Understand the contractual relationships between the various construction parties that define the responsibility, authority and expectations of each.
  • Explore contractual issues of interest to contractors related to each delivery model.
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 Joshua W. Ballance, Esq. is Senior Manager and Counsel on the AIA Contract Documents team at the American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C. Joshua works actively in the creation and revision of AIA Contract Documents and provides assistance to users of AIA documents. He worked with the AIA Documents Committee on revisions to A310-2010, Bid Bond, A312-2010, Payment and Performance Bonds and on the AIA’s recently released housing documents. He also worked actively with the Documents Committee in the development of the AIA’s Bond Form Commentary and Comparison as well as the AIA’s three families of standard form integrated project delivery agreements.

Joshua obtained his J.D. from the Stetson University College of Law in 2002. Prior to joining the AIA, Joshua worked as a Staff Attorney at Clark Construction Group, LLC in Bethesda, Maryland. Joshua is a member of the Florida Bar and American Bar Association.

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