Thursday March 23, 2017; 12:00‐1:30pm Pacific
Description: Worried about owners and other clients who seem to search for reasons not to pay you? What can you do if your client refuses to pay? Learn how a design professional’s lien or a mechanic’s lien can be used as a tool to gain leverage against a client and get you paid. Learn about other fee collection tools and strategies, including those that start with the contract – your right to suspend services, ownership of documents and withholding the right to use your instruments of service.
- How a design professional’s lien or a mechanic’s lien can be used as a tool to gain leverage against a client and get you paid
- Contract provisions that can help you get paid, including the right to suspend services
- Contract provisions that can present challenges to payment
- Recommended best practices to reduce the risk of fee disputes
Presenter: Our presenter for this webinar is Jennifer Suzuki, Partner at Long & Levit LLP. She specializes in corporate, partnership, and business law. Her practice includes the formation, merger, acquisition, and dissolution of business entities, including partnerships, corporations, limited liability partnerships and limited liability companies, the preparation of stock option, stock purchase and stock buy/sell agreements, withdrawal and separation agreements, counseling of clients concerning issues arising from their professional service agreements and general business issues such as fee collection and the use of liens as a fee collection tool. Ms. Suzuki's practice focuses on the representation of professionals, including architects, engineers, and other design professionals.
Recommended Audience: Owners, Principals, Project Managers, CFO’s.
CE Credits: After the program, upon receipt of your Attendance submission, a Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you upon request. Architects, Engineers, and other professionals may be able to earn 1.5 continuing education credits for their participation in this program.
Cost: $25.00 for a single connection, allows an unlimited number of participants in your listening audience.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 22nd
We encourage you to take advantage of this great opportunity to educate your firm on limiting your liability while earning valuable continuing education credits.