AIA Puerto Rico will be hosting a Continuing Education seminar titled: Minimizing and Managing Risks in Your Professional Practice. The Seminar will be held on Friday August 19, 2011 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm at Centro de Puerto Rico Room 2 Second Floor 10112 González Street Urb. Santa Rita Río Piedras.
Charles Heuer, Esq., FAIA President – La/eGAL, Inc.
Mr. Heuer is a registered architect in four states and is NCARB certified. He has been an AIA Fellow for 20 years. He is a former staff Director of the AIA Documents Program, in-house counsel at The Architects Collaborative (TAC), and has had his own law practice for 26 years, primarily representing design professionals. He served for many years on the Architecture Registration Examination (ARE) Committee, writes extensively and speaks frequently on professional practice and risk management issues.
Guillermo Silva-Wiscovich, Esq. – MBCD, LLC
Mr. Silva-Wiscovich is a former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U. S. Department of Justice attorney in Washington D.C. His practice of over 15 years focuses on environmental law matters.
Glorimar Rivero Regional Assistant Vice-President ACE Latin America
Mrs. Rivero has over 15 years of experience in the insurance industry, and worked closely with the PR Secretary of the Treasury, Manuel Diaz Saldaña, as Director of the Public Insurance Office.
German Brau, Esq. – MBCD, LLC
Mr. Brau has over twenty years of experience in the judicial branch. He has served as a superior and appellate judge in Puerto Rico and has taught law at the UPR and IU Law Schools.
Ramón Dapena, Esq. – MBCD, LLC
Mr. Dapena has been practicing law since 1978. His practice focuses on litigation and on providing counsel on various areas involving malpractice, product liability, construction, franchise and distribution contracts, civil and commercial matters.
9:00 am – 12:00pm : SEMINAR 1
LOST: How do I Get Off the Island when the Client Stops Paying?
Panel Discussion: Fee Collections
3 Learning Units
12:00pm – 1:00pm : LUNCH
1:00pm – 5:00 pm : SEMINAR 2
How to Avoid Getting Sued: Reducing Prospects of Liability Claims
Panel Discussion: A Local Perspective
4 Learning Units (1.5 HSW)
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm : COCKTAIL
$30 Individual Seminar*
$50 Full Day
$40 Individual Seminar*
$60 Full Day
$55 Individual Seminar*
$80 Full Day
$65 Individual Seminar*
$90 Full Day
* Seminar 1 includes Lunch / Seminar 2 includes Cocktail
**Limited availability. To preregister visit www.aiapr.org an register before August 17, 2011. Visa and Master Card accepted or send copy of check made out to AIA Puerto Rico, Inc. to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 787.782.7305. If you have any questions regarding this event or on preregistration please contact : 787.793.6100 ext.1011.