Construction Contract Law & Practices Certificate

  • Online

Learn how to understand the relationship between contract documents and the construction process!

About the Class

Master the fundamental knowledge of construction management and building systems. Explore contractual relationships, legal roles and responsibilities, and contract types and address issues of contract law, legal issues, and insurance. The course will focus on disputes that typically arise in project performance and the options that exist to resolve potential liabilities that typically arise in residential and commercial construction disputes. Contract dispute resolution including negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation of disputes will be studied. Participants will receive a Pace University Certificate of Completion.

Program Topics

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of contract documents and construction law as it pertains to residential and commercial construction
  • Learn how to recognize, develop and manage a documentation system
  • Understand different forms of formal dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Handle schedule impacts, delays, accelerations, suspensions and disruption of time related work activities

Meet the Instructors

Paul Campano

Paul Campano focuses his practice on commercial litigation and appeals in state and federal courts. With over twenty years of experience, Paul has litigated a wide variety of matters in many jurisdictions on behalf of clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 50 companies to public entities.

Henry Chan

Henry Chan graduated with a business degree from the American University and earned his Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law. Mr. Chan is a member of the New York and New Jersey bars and has been admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Northern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey. Mr. Chan also served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Karla Moskowitz of New York State Supreme Court – Commercial Division, New York County.