Seminars

Conway & Mrowiec is in the forefront of discovering and sharing new developments in construction law. The firm regularly presents full-day seminars to construction project participants. The seminars are complemented by extensive written materials. The following list of Presentations and Publications is representative: 

 

 

DATE

How to Work and Get Paid in Illinois - Mechanics Liens, ASA Chicago

Author/Instructor:  Ken Cripe

 

October 22, 2015

AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services, Elk Grove Village, IL

Authors/Instructors:   Timothy R. Conway, Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe

November 12, 2014

AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

October 17, 2014

October 3, 2014

October 17, 2013

Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations, Lorman Education Services, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe, Colette Holt (Colette Holt & Associates)

November 1, 2013

AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, Edward B. Keidan, Erik R. Nelson

October 24, 2013

AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

October 17, 2013

Top 10 Recent Decisions on Perennial Delay Claim Issues, Society of Illinois Construction Attorneys, Chicago, Illinois

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec
December 17, 2012

AIA Contracts, Lorman Education Services, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe*

October 24, 2012
June 9, 2010*
February 27, 2009
September 12, 2007
September 13, 2006
September 14, 2005
September 22, 2004
March 6, 2003

Public Contracts And Procurement Regulations, Lorman Education Services, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Co-Authors/Co-Instructors:  John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

June 14, 2012

What to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe

April 27, 2011

December 4, 2008

Illinois Prompt Pay Act, Lorman Education Services, Audio

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, Edward B. Keidan

First Edition, 2011

Supplement, 2013

Construction Change Order Claims, Wolters Kluwer Construction Law Library, Chapter 9:  “Changes that Result from Delays & Interferences”

Authors:  John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

April 12, 2011

Drafting Arbitration Agreements, Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Chicago, Illinois

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec
December 16, 2010

Special Mechanics Lien Issues Related to Condominiums and Mixed Use Vertical Subdivisions, Chicago Bar Association, Real Property Law Committee, Condominium Law Subcommittee

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec

September 21, 2010

Selected Antitrust/Unfair Competition Issues in Construction & Management Contracts

Author/Presenter:  John S. Mrowiec
December 22, 2008

Special Mechanics Lien Issues with Newly Constructed Condominium Buildings and Condominium Construction Defect Litigation From Contractor/Construction Manager/ Trade Contractor Perspective, Law Bulletin 2008 Real Estate Law Conference, “Condominium Law Update and Strategies”

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec

November 12, 2008

Understanding the Construction Bidding Process, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Author/Instructor:  John S. Mrowiec 

October 8, 2008

AIA Revised Contract Documents, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Author/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

September 12, 2008

February 27, 2008

Recent School & University Construction Claim Court Decisions:  Is Anything More Important Than Maintaining the Schedule? 2008 School Building Expo, Eaton Hall Exhibitions, Schaumburg, Illinois

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec

April 2, 2008

Impact of Exculpatory Clauses & Written Change Orders on Claims for Construction Contract Delays and Disruptions:  Selected 21st Century Decisions, Law Bulletin 2007 Real Estate Law Conference Construction Issues & Litigation

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec

October 4, 2007

Electronic Discovery Issues in Construction Disputes, Northern Illinois Steel Erectors

Presenters:  Timothy R. Conway, Edward B. Keidan
April 24, 2007

Introduction to “Cumulative Impact” Claims, Illinois Society of Construction Attorneys

Invited Speaker & Author:  John S. Mrowiec

April 17, 2007

Principles of Construction Law & Contracts, Real Estate Center at DePaul University, Office of Continuing & Professional Education, Construction Management Certificate Program

Author/Instructor:  John S. Mrowiec
September 27, 2006

Construction Delay Claims, Lorman Education Services, Itasca, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe

July 13, 2006

January 26, 2006

Proving & Negotiating Change Orders for Claims Regarding Labor Productivity Impacts, National Electrical Contractors Association, Inc., Northeastern Illinois Chapter, DuPage County Division

Invited Speaker and Author:  John S. Mrowiec

May 16, 2006

Comprehensive Construction Law, Lorman Education Services, Oak Brook, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe

May 4, 2006

Understanding the Bidding and Construction Process in Illinois, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  John S. Mrowiec, Kenneth A. Cripe

March 30, 2006

Fundamentals of Construction Contracts, Lorman Education Services, Itasca, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

March 2, 2006

U.S. Electronic Discovery Issues: Zubalake v. UBS Warburg, Locating, Preserving, Retrieving and Producing Electronic Documents, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Inc. 8th Annual Conference

Invited Speaker & Author: John S. Mrowiec

May 28, 2005

The Nelson Energy Project or “The Contractor’s Perfect Storm”, Canadian College of Construction Lawyers, Inc. 8th Annual Conference

Invited Co-Speaker & Co-Author: John S. Mrowiec
May 27, 2005

Construction Scheduling Claims, Lorman Education Services, Itasca, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

May 24, 2005

June 8, 2004

Construction Management/Design-Build in Illinois, Lorman Education Services, Schaumburg, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

April 26, 2005

March 14, 2002

Construction Law & Contracts, Real Estate Center at DePaul University, Office of Continuing & Professional Education, Construction Management Certificate Program

Author/Instructor:  John S. Mrowiec

March 30, 2005

March 19 and 22, 2004

The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts:  Understanding the Issues in Illinois, Lorman Education Services, Schaumburg, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

March 15, 2005

Construction Management/Design-Build, Lorman Education Services, Oak Brook, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

November 11, 2004

April 28, 2004

Construction Claims for Public Entities, Lorman Education Services, Itasca, Illinois

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

October 6, 2004

Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues, Lorman Education Services, Itasca, IL

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

March 9, 2004

Construction Management/Design Build: Contracting & Claims Avoidance, Lorman Education Services, Rosemont, IL

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

April 30, 2003
April 25, 2002
November 13, 2001
November 9, 2000

Principles of Construction Law & Contracts, Real Estate Center at DePaul University, Office of Continuing & Professional Education, Construction Management Certificate Program

Author/Instructor: John S. Mrowiec

March 12 & 13, 2003

December 12 & 13, 2002

Illinois Construction Issues, Lorman Education Services, Rockford, IL

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

October 1, 2002
May 16, 2002
February 14, 2001

Construction Claims: 2002, Lorman Education Services, Rosemont, IL

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

August 8, 2002

Illinois Construction Issues: 2002, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Itasca, IL

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S.Mrowiec; Edward B.Keidan

 

March 21, 2002

February 27, 2002

Public Construction Contracting: Bidding and Building in Illinois, Lorman Education Services Seminar, Chicago, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

August 23, 2001

March 20, 2001

Construction Delay Claims in Illinois, Lorman Education Services seminar, Rosemont, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

September 22, 2000

Illinois Construction Law: Can This Job Be Saved?  Creative Strategies for Project Completion & Litigation Avoidance in Illinois, Lorman Education Services seminar, Rosemont, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway, John S. Mrowiec, Edward B. Keidan

June 30, 2000

March 15, 2000

Illinois Construction Law: Can This Job Be Saved?  Creative Strategies for Project Completion, Lorman Education Services seminar, Peoria, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: John S. Mrowiec; Edward B. Keidan

June 22, 2000

Contract Documents and Construction Law, The Associated General Contractors of America, Supervisory Training Program, Builders Association of Greater Chicago

Instructor: John S. Mrowiec

December 3-4, 1999

Illinois Construction Lien Law, Lorman Education Services seminar, Chicago, Illinois

Authors/Instructors: Timothy R. Conway; Edward B. Keidan, Kenneth A. Cripe

April 27, 2011

December 4, 2008

Illinois Prompt Pay Act, Lorman Education Services, Audio

Authors/Instructors:  Timothy R. Conway, Edward B. Keidan

April 21, 1999

How to Build a Legal Fortress for Your Construction Industry Clients, Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education seminar, Peoria and Chicago, Illinois

Author/Instructor: Timothy R. Conway

March 26, 1998

April 2, 1998

Another Doubtful Adjudication: Emerging Liability Under the ADA

Author/Presenter: Edward B. Keidan
March, 1998

Revisions to AIA A201 (1997 ed.): The General Contractor’s Point of View, presented at An Analysis and Evaluation of the 1997 Revised AIA Standard Form Agreement Between Owner and Contractor, Chicago

Instructor: John S. Mrowiec

November 12, 1997

Summary of Legal Principles Governing Bid Submissions, presented at Builders Association of Greater Chicago and American Subcontractors Association, The Challenge of Bidding: Legal Remedies for Bid Irregularities, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec
April 29, 1997

Selected Topics Concerning OSHA Citations: Negotiating Settlement Agreements, the Multi-Employer Workplace Doctrine & Construction Manager Liability, presented at Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Emerging Legal Issues: Safety Issues at the Jobsite, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

December 5, 1996

Protecting Your Construction Industry Clients, presented at Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Springfield, Illinois and Chicago

Author/Presenter: Timothy R. Conway
November 22, 1996
December 5, 1996

Issues Presented by 1994 AGC/ASA/ASC Standard Form Construction Subcontract (AGC Doc. Nos. 640 & 4100; AGC Form No. 52) from the Prime Contractor’s Perspective, presented at Construction Industry Affairs Committee, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

August 16, 1995

Dealing With the Problem Project, presented to American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, Chicago

Author/Presenter: Timothy R. Conway

March 13, 1995

Rethinking Claims Management on Design/Build Projects: The Significance of the Shift of the Implied Warranty of Design and Other Issues, presented at Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Design/Build: Myth v. Reality, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

October 12, 1994

Recent Selected Case Law Developments Regarding Construction Sureties, presented at Chicago Bar Association, Mechanics Lien & Construction Bond Claims Seminar

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

April 29, 1994
October 28, 1994
February 5, 1995

Contractor Liability Issues: Recent Developments, presented to Fox Valley General Contractor's Association, Geneva, Illinois

Author/Presenter: Timothy R. Conway

April 11, 1994

The Impact of Performance Specifications on the Contractor and the Subcontractor, presented at Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Shifting Lines of Design Responsibility in the 1990s or It's Not My Job, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

November 3, 1993

Observations on Various Types of Dispute Resolution, Resolving Claims & Cost- and Benefit-Effective Use of Lawyers, presented at Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Construction Trends in the 90s, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

June 22, 1993

Eleventh Annual Midwest Construction Law Seminar, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago

Author/Presenter: Timothy R. Conway
May 7, 1993

Current Issues in Professional Liability, presented to American Institute of Architects, Chicago

Author/Presenter: Timothy R. Conway

November 12, 2008

Understanding the Construction Bidding Process, Lorman Education Services, Chicago, Illinois

Author/Instructor:  John S. Mrowiec 

February 23, 1993

Construction Law & Liens, Turner Construction Co. & United Airlines, Construction Management Training Classes, Chicago

Instructor: John S. Mrowiec

1992

How to Get What You Are Entitled To, presented at Coopers & Lybrand, Construction Claims: Getting Full Compensation, Milwaukee

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

November 11, 1992

Subs Under Water, Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Subcontractor Bankruptcy Seminar, Chicago

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

October 29, 1992

Risk Allocation and Insurance Coverage for Workers' Injury Claims After Kotecki, presented to Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Chicago

Author/Presenter: Timothy R. Conway
March 29, 1992

Revisions to Documenting and Presenting Construction Claims Chapter of Construction Law treatise, published by Matthew Bender

Author: Timothy R. Conway

1992

Payment on Illinois Public Projects: Preservation & Enforcement of Lien, Bond & Prompt Payment Rights, published by Builders Association

Author: John S. Mrowiec
1992

Mechanics Lien Rights in Illinois: A Practical Guide to Enforcement published by Builders Association of Greater Chicago and presented at Builders Association of Greater Chicago, Mechanics Lien Rights in Illinois: A Practical Guide to Enforcement

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

February 11, 1992

Specific Issues Presented by Subcontract Language in Litigation with the Specialty Trade Contractor, the Subcontractor and the Material Supplier, presented at Construction Litigation Superconference, San Francisco

Author/Presenter: John S. Mrowiec

November 14, 1991