Presentations - Benjamin H. Hammond

Attorney Ben Hammond

 

"Law of Engineering Malpractice," co-presenter, Managing Engineering Liability and Risk, HalfMoon Education, Inc., Lansing, Michigan, June 2017


"Construction Advancement Forum," Moderator, American Subcontractors Association of Michigan, Hudsonville, Michigan, April 2016


"BIM Contract Negotiations and Risk Allocation," AGC of Michigan, Lansing, Michigan, February 2017


"Judges Panel," Moderator, Grand Rapids Bar Association, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, February 2017


"Construction Advancement Forum," Moderator, American Subcontractors Association of Michigan, Hudsonville, Michigan, December 2016


"Negotiation Skills: Gaining the Edge without Falling off the Cliff," co-presenter, AGC of Michigan's Michigan Construction Industry Professional Development Day, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2016


"Top 10 Contract Clauses: Traps and Tricks for the Wary," co-presenter, AGC of Michigan's Michigan Construction Industry Professional Development Day, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2016


"Bricks and Mortar: An Overview of Construction Law Issues," co-presenter, Grand Rapids Bar Association, Real Property Section Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2016


"Space Matters," co-presenter, West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2016


"Potential Pitfalls of Doing Business Out of State," co-presenter, Construction Financial Management Association's Midwest Regional Conference, Oak Brook, Michigan, September 2016


Master of Ceremonies, ABC Excellence in Construction Awards, Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2016


"Negotiation Skills," co-presenter, Construction Financial Management Association's Regional Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, June 2016


"Contract Provisions that Unfairly Shift Financial Risk," co-presenter, Don't Bet Your Construction Company Event, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 2016


"Contract Clauses You Love to Hate," co-presenter, West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2015


"Negotiation Skills - Gaining the Edge Without Falling Off the Cliff," co-presenter, West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2015


"BIM Contract Negotiations and Risk Allocation," American General Contractors of Michigan, Lansing, Michigan, May 2015


"BIM Contract Negotiations and Risk Allocation," American General Contractors of America, Elk Grove Village, Illinois, February 2015


"Contractor Quizbowl," American Subcontractors Association of Michigan, Hudsonville, Michigan, December 2014


"Joint Ventures: Friends With Benefits," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, co-presenters Beene Garter and HUB, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2014 


"Construction Defects," Construction Financial Management Association Midwest Regional Conference, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 2014


"2014 West Michigan Political Update with Congressman Justin Amash, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, and State Representative Ken Yonker," Moderator, Construction Financial Management Association, American Subcontractors Association of Michigan, Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter, Grand Rapids, Michigan,  September 2014

 

"BIM Contract Negotiation and Risk Allocation," Associated General Contractors of America, Chicago, Illinois, May 2014
 

"Casualty Insurance - Beyond the Basics," Construction Financial Management Association, Kalamazoo, Michigan, January 2014


"Contractor Quizbowl," American Subcontractors Association of Michigan, Hudsonville, Michigan, December 2013


"Top 10 Overlooked Contract Clauses," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2013


"Legal Review 2012: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly", Construction Specifications Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2013

"Insurance Coverage for Construction Defect Claims," IRMI Construction Risk Conference, Orlando, Florida, November 2012

“Top 20 Contract Clauses – General Contractor/Subcontractor” and “Top 20 Contract Clauses – Design Professionals,” West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2012


"Insurance Coverage for Defective Work,” West Michigan Construction Industry Forum,  Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2012


"Michigan Lien and Bond Seminar," Wisconsin Credit Association, Webinar, May 2012


"Legal Issues Facing Architects Today," AIA, Southwest Michigan Chapter, 
Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 2012


"Top Ten Contract Clauses - Deal Breakers and Deal Makers," AIA Grand Valley Lunch and Learn, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2012

 

"Casualty Insurance: Beyond the Basics," Construction Financial Management Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2012


 "Top Ten Legal Issues Facing Design Professionals," AIA Grand Valley Lunch and Learn, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 2011


"Evaluating the Rights, Wrongs and Responsibilities in Construction Competitive Bidding," West Michigan Design and Construction Expo, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 2011


"Construction Jeopardy," National Association of Women in Construction, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 2011


"Avoid the Road Bumps when Working Out of State," Moderator, Construction Financial Management Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2011


"What's the Fuss All About? Do ConsensusDOCS Treat Design Professionals Fairly?" Grand Rapids Chapter - Construction Specifications Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 2011


"The Unwritten Rules: What You Didn't Learn in Law School," New Attorney Orientation Program, Grand Rapids Bar Association, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 2010


"ConsensusDOCS - What Are They and How Are They Different Than AIA Documents?" AIA Grand Valley Lunch and Learn, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2010


"Roundtable: Top 10 A201 Contract Clauses," Construction Law Seminar, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2008

"ConsensusDOCS," Construction Law Seminar, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2008

"The Future of Construction Contract Documents Workshop," Panelist, co-sponsored by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Western Michigan Chapter and American Subcontractors Association of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2008

"ConsensusDOCS," Client Seminar, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 2007

"Indemnity and ConsensusDOCS 750," American Subcontractors Association of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2007

"CSI Construction Law Roundtable: Spearin Doctrine," Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2007