Monday, February 1, 2010

Training: Indemnification Clauses in Contracts

Half-day seminar:  Indemnification Clauses in Contracts

Sponsored by:  ACEC Washington (American Council of Engineering Companies)

When:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010 (8:00 a.m. to noon)

Where:  The Coast Bellevue Hotel (625 116th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA)

  • $195 (for ACEC members by February 9th)
  • $245 (for ACEC members after February 9th)
  • $295 (for non-ACEC members by February 9th)
  • $345 (for non-ACEC members after Feburary 9th)
Instructor:  Beth M. Andrus, a partner with the law firm of Skellenger Bender.  I've heard Beth speak before and think she is a very good instructor.

Issues to be covered:
  • What does indemnification mean?
  • How does indemnification differ from the "duty to defend"?
  • What language should you avoid and why?
  • How do these clauses impact you and your firm when claims arise?
  • How do other states handle indemnification clauses in public works contracts?
  • What indemnification clauses will you see in standard consulting agreements of local government agencies?
For more information and to register, visit ACEC's website.

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