The AIA California Council & aecKnowledge Release New Risk Management Course for Continuing Education Units

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The AIA California Council (AIACC) and aecKnowledge announce the release of an advanced online continuing education course on risk management best practices featuring five partners of law firm Morris Polich & Purdy LLP. Viewers earn AIA/CES hours while gaining a competitive edge by broadening and diversifying their knowledge.

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The fast changing world and the current state of the economy has required all design professionals to re-examine the way they do business. This includes the close analysis of our risk management practices and strategies.”

The AIA California Council (AIACC) and aecKnowledge announce the release of an advanced online continuing education course on risk management best practices featuring five partners of law firm Morris Polich & Purdy LLP. Viewers earn AIA/CES hours while gaining a competitive edge by broadening and diversifying their knowledge.

According to George T. Brandon, Partnership Development Leader, Morris Polich & Purdy LLP, “The fast changing world and the current state of the economy has required all design professionals to re-examine the way they do business. This includes the close analysis of our risk management practices and strategies.” Brandon continued, “aecKnowledge and the AIACC are doing a valuable service to the AEC industry by making this information available online.”

The course released today: Risk Management Best Practices, 1 AIA/CES hour, is presented by:

  •     Penny Deihl, Esq., Partner
  •     Ted D. Levin, Esq., P.E., Partner
  •     D. Creighton Sebra, Esq., Partner
  •     William B. Kirshenbaum, Esq., Partner
  •     Mehrdad Farivar, Esq., FAIA, Partner

Each of the attorneys specializes in design and construction law, advising architects, engineers and other design professionals, owners, developers, subcontractors and material suppliers. Their risk management expertise includes conventional project delivery, design-build, integrated project delivery, and design and construction related claims and liens.

“These high level courses are a fantastic addition to our diverse library of design courses,” said Michael Strogoff, FAIA, President + Founder, aecKnowledge. “Now architects, engineers and other design professionals throughout the country can learn about critical risk management practices that might protect them from costly mistakes.”

“Risk Management Best Practices” is one of a four-part Risk Management Curriculum that is available online from aecKnowledge with discounts available for AIA members and group rates available for firms.

About the AIA California Council

The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the national AIA organization. For more information, visit http://www.aiacc.org.

About aecKnowledge

aecKnowledge, headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, is an established web-based, peer-reviewed knowledge sharing platform for the AEC industries. aecKnowledge enables members of the architecture, engineering, construction and land use planning industries to instantly, simply and seamlessly share unbiased knowledge and to leverage their collective intellectual capital. With a mission to transform how design and construction professionals throughout the AEC industries collaborate with and learn from each other, aecKnowledge targets the over 6 million professionals and tradespeople throughout the highly-fragmented AEC industry, and provides a venue for allied professionals and knowledge providers to strengthen their presence throughout the AEC industry. For more information, visit http://www.aecknowledge.com/.

About MPP

Morris Polich & Purdy LLP is a law firm, with offices in Los Angeles, Irvine, San Diego, San Francisco and Las Vegas, that works with its clients on a national basis. We represent clients in every state, as well as many U.S. possessions, where their cases arise. We also have a wealth of international affiliations.

Our dedication to clients, combined with extensive experience, both in the trial and appellate courts, are the qualities that distinguish us from other law firms. Our attorneys are known for their vast experience and success, and have earned the firm its reputation with the bench and bar as down to earth, practiced, sensible, skillful, professional litigators. We provide superior legal services in a manner consistent with our clients' best interests and goals. We are committed to expertise in all our areas of practice, knowing our clients’ businesses and providing client service at its highest level. For more information, visit http://www.mpplaw.com/.

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