Midwest Construction Defect & Dispute Conference

4th Annual Midwest CDDC | May 20, 2019

Chicago, IL | Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Price of $297 includes 6.5 CLE/CE credits,

breakfast, lunch and reception!



You need CLE/CE credits and we are here to help you! The Construction Defect & Dispute Conferences provide regional conferences to help you cut travel costs, time commitments and make it easier for you to get those credits.

Tickets are $297 and includes 6.5 CLE credits (pending in IL, IN, CA)or CE credits (pending in FL, TX)  and breakfast, lunch and reception.


8:30 AM

Check-In Begins

9:00 AM—10:00 AM

Forget Stigma Damage for Your Next Construction Defect Case:

Switch to “Impaired Marketability”

Grant Austin | American Valuation, Inc.

10:05 AM—11:05 AM

Reservation of Rights Letter: What You Should Know

Les Robertson | Robertson & Associates and Dermot Leech | Allianz

11:10 PM—12:10 PM

Litigating Complex Construction Defect Case When Your Client No Longer Exists

James Wideikis | Much Law and Andrew Witik | Litchfield Cavo

12:10 PM—12:45 PM

Lunch & Awards Ceremony

  12:45 PM – 1:15 PM

Design-Build Trends: Big Projects, Big Insurance Claims

Alex Niederman | Ironshore Inc.

1:20 PM—2:50 PM

Construction Defect Resolution Template

Robert Franco | Franco Moroney Buenik and Eugene Peterson | Advise & Consult, Inc.

2:55 PM—4:25 PM

Judicial Panel – Complex Construction Defect Litigation – What Does It Look Like

Hon. Jean Golden | Cook County Judge, Hon. Brigid Mary McGrath | Circuit Court of Cook County and Hon. Lynn Egan | Webster Egan Mediations

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM



6.5 CLE/CE credits, breakfast, lunch and reception for just $297!




Cancellation Policy:

If you are not able to attend a conference you have registered for you will need to notify us prior to 14 days before the conference and will receive a full refund.  Cancellations received after this deadline will be considered a no show and no refund will be issued.  You may transfer this ticket to someone else any time prior to the event – please notify the CDDC when a transfer takes place.

Financial Aid Policy:

One of our main goals in providing these conferences is to raise the level of knowledge about construction defects and insurance disputes.  If you are interested in increasing your understanding of these topics through one of our conferences, yet are unable to afford registration fees can apply for either a full  or partial discount.  Please send an email to Jeff Childs at jeff@adviseandconsult.net and explain why you are deserving of either a full or partial discount.  All requests must be submitted 14 days prior to the event you desire to attend.

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