Course Description

Public Works Construction Disputes and Claims is a full-day course designed to educate engineering, public works construction, inspection and risk management staff on public works contract development and construction issues to minimize claims. The program will include discussion of key statutes, including in the Public Contracts Code, Labor Code and other related provisions.

Course Topics:

  • Project Planning & Design Management
  • Project Documents – General & Special Provisions
  • Prevailing Wage
  • Bidding Rules & Components
  • Bid Award & Challenges
  • Construction Management, Inspection & Documentation
  • Prompt Pay & Retention Release Statues
  • Project Close Out
  • Statutory Claim Dispute Procedures

About The Instructor:

A native Californian, Neal Meyers graduated with Highest Honors from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, concentrating in local government. After that, he attended law school at the University of San Diego. Neal then embarked on a notable law career defending public agencies and businesses in claims ranging from excessive use of force to public works contracts disputes. In doing so, he earned the highest possible rating in legal ability and ethical standards from his peers. Neal contributed to the California League of Cities Municipal Law Handbook, and he lectured many times to small and large groups on government liability, contracts, and public works disputes. After close to 40 years of lawyering, Neal recently retired from active litigation, and he shares what he has learned and continues to learn with you.

Tuition: $255.00

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received more than ten (10) business days prior to the start of the class will not be charged. If payment has already been made, it will be refunded. Cancellations received ten (10) or less business days before the start of the class will be charged at full price. This late cancellation charge compensates RTC for the non-refundable costs incurred prior to the start date of the course.
No Shows: A No Show on the day of the class will result in a full charge for the class.