Presentations - Stephen A. Hilger

Attorney Stephen Hilger"Top 10 Construction Clauses," Associated Builders and Contractors, Western Michigan Chapter, Traverse City, Michigan, March 2017


Stop Dating Crazy People," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2016


"Navigating the Design Build Dilemma," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2016


"Insurance and Indemnity - Twin Brothers from Different Mothers,"West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, co-presenter: Mike Poggi; Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2015


"Doing Business Out of State - How to Avoid Issues When You Cross State Lines," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, co-presenters: Mike Poggi and David Barrons; Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2015


"Liens, Bonds & Common Misunderstandings - How to Protect Your Business," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum; Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2015


"Construction Liens and Bonds," Dan Vos Construction Company, December 2014


"Construction Liens and Bonds: Steps to Perfecting and Challenging a Claim," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum; Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2014


"Anatomy of a Claim: Strategies for Anticipating and Avoiding Claims," Co-presenter, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2014


"Top 20 Contract Clauses," Construction Financial Management Association 2014 Midwest Regional Conference, Oak Brook, Illinois, September 2014


"Construction Liens and Bonds," ABC Western Michigan Chapter, Traverse City, Michigan, May 2014


"Liens and Waivers," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, November 2013


"BIM: Raising the Accountability Bar," Central Arizona Society for Healthcare Engineering, Phoenix, Arizona, October 2013

"Public Private Partnerships," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2013


"Construction Liends and Payment Bonds," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2013


"Clearing the Path Towards a Successful Project," Building Envelope Symposium, Ann Arbor, Michigan, April 2013


"Litigation and Building Information Modeling," Missouri Society for Healthcare Engineering, Chesterfield, Missouri, January 2013

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

“IPD & BIM: Getting Teams and Systems to Play Well Together,” West Michigan Design and Construction Expo, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2012

“Building Information Modeling: Raising the Accountability Bar for Building Performance,” BIM Forum, Tacoma, Washington, October 2012

“Construction Liens and Payment Bonds,” West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2012

“Integrated Project Delivery," West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2012

“Doing Business Out of State,”  West Michigan Construction Industry Forum, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2012

"Where did the $100 Grand Go? Understanding the Michigan Builders' Trust Fund Act," Associated Builders and Contractors, Grand Rapids, Michigan May 2012

 
"Builders Trust Fund Act: A Tool to Get Paid? A Way to Pay Twice?" American Subcontractors Association of Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2012

 
"Integrated Project Delivery," International Risk Management Institute Construction Risk Conference, San Diego, California, November 2011

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


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


"A Primer to Michigan Construction Liens," ASA of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2011


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


"Bond Boot Camp," Pinnacle Insurance, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2011


"Protecting Your Interest: Helpful Steps to Facilitate Payment," American Subcontractors Association of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 2010


"Warranties, Guarantees, Indemnities & Insurance," Structure Tec, Lansing, Michigan, October 2010


"IPD and BIM", Central Arizona Society of Health Care Engineers," Scottsdale, Arizona, September 2010


"The New Indemnity Dilemma - How Does it Affect You and Your Business," Associated Builders and Contractors, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 2010

 
"Building Information Modeling (BIM): A Basic Primer," Moderator, Association of General Contractors (AGC), Lansing, Michigan, October 2009


Client Seminar, Structure Tec, Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 2009


AGC 1st Annual Meeting, Ypsilanti, Michigan, January 2008


"ConsensusDOCS," ASAWM/ABC Seminar, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2008


"Advanced Lien Law Protection & Joint Surety Issues," Association of General Contractors, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2007


"Pay-when-Paid and Pay-if-Paid," American Subcontractors Association of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, January 2007


"Mitigating Risk & Balancing Indemnification," Association of General Contractors, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2006


"Retainage," American Subcontractors Association of West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 2006


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 2006


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Symposium at Lawrence Tech University, Detroit, Michigan, February 2006


"Public Contract, Code/Competitive Bidding," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 2005


"Building Envelope Symposium," Structure Tec, Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 2005


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Symposium, Oak Brook, Illinois, April 2005


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Symposium at Lawrence Tech University, Detroit, Michigan, February 2005


"AIA Contracts in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Traverse City, Michigan, January 2005


"Public Contracts & Procurement Regulations in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2004


"Public Contract Code & Competitive Public Bidding in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Lansing, Michigan, October 2004


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Symposium at Lawrence Tech University, Detroit, Michigan, September 2004


"Construction Mixer," St. Cecilia's, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2004


Client Seminar, Structure Tec, Kalamazoo, Michigan, March 2004


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Symposium at Lawrence Tech University, Detroit, Michigan, February 2004


"Roof Asset Management Program," Structure Tec, Symposium at Lawrence Tech University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, November 2003


"Michigan Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?" National Business Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 2003


"Construction Contracting for Public Entities in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan, July 2003


"Water Intrusion and Mold Claims in Michigan," Sterling Education Services, Lansing, Michigan, July 2003


"Construction Management/Design-Build in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Traverse City, Michigan, May 2003


"Michigan Construction Defect and Mold Litigation," National Business Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 2003


"Public Contract Code and Competitive Public Bidding in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan, April 2003


"Public Contract Code and Competitive Bidding in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, East Lansing, Michigan, December 2002


"Construction Lien Law and Strategies in Michigan," National Business Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2002


"Construction Issues in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Lansing, Michigan, September 2002


"Mold & Mildew," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 2002


"Design Build," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 2002


"Michigan Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?" National Business Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 2002


Seminar, Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2002


"Public Contract Code and Competitive Public Bidding in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2002


Conference Seminar, Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industries, International 85th Annual Convention and Trade Show, San Antonio, Texas, March 2002


"Construction Claims in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 2002


"Construction Contracting for Public Entities in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, March 2001


"Successful Strategies in Construction Claims Management," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 2001


"Construction/Management Design-Build in Michigan," Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2000


"Michigan Construction Law: Can This Job Be Saved?" Lorman Education Services, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 2000


"Construction Contracts and Michigan Lien Law," National Business Institute, Grand Rapids, Michigan, July 1999


Seminar, American Society of Professional Estimators, Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 1999


Seminar, Associated Builders and Contractors, Grand Rapids, Michigan, February 1997


Conference Seminar, Construction Marketing Conference, McGraw Hill, Tampa, Florida, January 1997


"Construction Lien Law," American Society of Professional Estimators, Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 1996


Conference Seminar, Construction Marketing Conference, McGraw Hill, Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 1996


"Construction Contract and Lien Law," Lorman Business Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 1996


"Current Topics in Construction Law," Associated Builders and Contractors, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 1995


"How to Stay Out of the Sandtrap Called Litigation," Florida Wall and Ceiling Contractors Convention, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, June 1994


Conference Seminar, 77th Annual Meeting of the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries - International, Las Vegas, NV, March 1994


Conference Seminar, 75th Annual Meeting of the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries - International, Washington D.C., February 1992


Conference Seminar, Mid-Year Meeting of the Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries - International, Honolulu, Hawaii, September 1991


Conference Seminar, Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industries - International, San Francisco, California, March 1991


"Changes to the Florida Construction Lien Laws," Florida, Wall and Ceiling Contractors Association, Fort Myers, Florida, December 1990