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Linville Law Firm PLLC    800 Fifth Avenue   Suite 3850   Seattle, WA  98104      Phone:206.515.0640      Fax: 206.515.0646       Email
SCHEDULES AND REGISTRATION

Regarding any of the seminars to be presented in 2016, if you would like to attend or separately purchase the course book, contact Alyssa at 206.515.0640 or email Alyssa directly at alyssa@linvillelawfirm.com. Alyssa is our Office Assistant here at Linville Law Firm PLLC, and she can assist you with registration, etc.


Payment options for the five (5) seminars presented by Linville Law Firm PLLC.
  1. Online Payments:
    Click on the "Register" button to pay securely by credit card.
    Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover are accepted.
  2. Pay by Phone:
    Call Alyssa at 206.515.0640.
  3. Pay by Check:
    Make check payable to Linville Law Firm PLLC and be sure to let us know which seminar you wish to attend. Mail your check to: Linville Law Firm PLLC, 800 5th Avenue, Suite 3850, Seattle, WA 98104
  4. Email for more information: info@linvillelawfirm.com




Seminars presented by Linville Law Firm PLLC at the offices of Linville Law Firm PLLC in downtown Seattle.


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DATE
LOCATION
REGISTER

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
AND LIEN LAWS

This seminar is presented by
Linville Law Firm PLLC and is held at
our offices in downtown Seattle located
at 800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3850, Seattle,
WA. We also present this same seminar
through the Master Builders Association
of King and Snohomish Counties (MBA)
and through the Building Industry
Association of Washington (BIAW). The
seminar is held at varying locations
throughout the year.

The seminar teaches you how to prepare and file liens, bond claims,
retainages and notices to lender
on residential, commercial & public works projects. The seminar covers the essential terms of contracts with owners and between contractors that thoughtfully provide for the unexpected and help you get paid for your work.

This seminar has been approved
for 7.0 real estate clock hours.

One day seminar.

Time: (For all dates)
8:30am - 4:30pm

Seminar cost - $195
(includes two course books)

Course Books cost $72.50 each
(purchased separately)

REFUND POLICY:
All course cancellations by attendees must be received at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled start of class to receive a refund or re-register. You can re-register once for a following seminar at no further charge. Meanwhile, we will provide you with the course book for your leisurely weekend reading.
03/03/2017
Seattle, WA
10/06/2017
Seattle, WA

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DATE
LOCATION
REGISTER

LAW SEMINAR FOR SUPPLIERS

This seminar is presented by
Linville Law Firm PLLC and is held at
our offices in downtown Seattle.

The seminar addresses liens,
bond and retainage claims, credit
applications and the Uniform
Commercial Code.

This seminar has been approved
for 6.0 real estate clock hours.

One day seminar.

Time: (For all dates)
8:30am - 4:30pm

Seminar cost - $195
(includes course book)

Course Books cost $72.50
(purchased separately)

REFUND POLICY:
All course cancellations by attendees must be received at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled start of class to receive a refund or re-register. You can re-register once for a following seminar at no further charge. Meanwhile, we will provide you with the course book for your leisurely weekend reading.
09/15/2017
Seattle, WA
 
 
 

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DATE
LOCATION
REGISTER

BUSINESS LAW FOR ARCHITECTS,
ENGINEERS, SURVEYORS,
& CONSULTANTS

This seminar is presented by
Linville Law Firm PLLC and is held at
our offices in downtown Seattle.

The seminar addresses liens for professional services,
service agreements, and
employee agreements.

This seminar has been approved
for 7.0 AIA/CES learning units.

One day seminar.

Time: (For all dates)
8:30am - 4:30pm

Seminar cost - $195
(includes course book)

Course Books cost $72.50
(purchased separately)

REFUND POLICY:
All course cancellations by attendees must be received at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled start of class to receive a refund or re-register. You can re-register once for a following seminar at no further charge. Meanwhile, we will provide you with the course book for your leisurely weekend reading.
No seminars scheduled at this time
 
 
 
 

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DATE
LOCATION
REGISTER

MANAGING THE DIFFICULT
CUSTOMER (AND GETTING
PAID FOR YOUR WORK)

This seminar is presented by
Linville Law Firm PLLC and is held at
our offices in downtown Seattle.

This seminar addresses how to recognize the warning signs of a difficult customer at the out set, how to avoid claims for deceptive advertising, how to control and manage a difficult customer during the formative stages of the project which include drawings, specs and the contract, how to cover yourself during the course of the project with the appropriate project documentation such as change orders, meeting minutes, emails, etc., how to structure your business to protect yourself from the litigious customer, how to firmly manage the project (and your customer) in terms of scheduling, decision-making, progress payments, product selections, etc, and (finally) how to show the love during the warranty period. The seminar comes complete with coursebook written by the speaker.

1/2 day seminar.

Time: (For all dates)
8:00am - Noon

Seminar cost - $125
(includes course book)

REFUND POLICY:
All course cancellations by attendees must be received at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled start of class to receive a refund or re-register. You can re-register once for a following seminar at no further charge. Meanwhile, we will provide you with the course book for your leisurely weekend reading.

Register for these seminars through the Department of Labor and Industries website.
No seminars scheduled at this time
 
 
 
 
 

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DATE
LOCATION
REGISTER

HOW TO SURVIVE AND
SUCCEED AS A SUBCONTRACTOR

This seminar is presented by
Linville Law Firm PLLC and is held at
our offices in downtown Seattle.

You will learn how to set up your business as either as a corporation or a limited liability company, and you will learn how to properly operate your business in order to maintain separateness between your personal assets and your business liabilities. Employee Manuals, Non-Competition Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Non-Solicitation Agreements are reviewed as are jobsite postings which are required by WISHA and L&I.

Bidding mistakes and bid withdrawals are also covered at the seminar and how to handle the general contractor's subcontract. You will learn how to properly respond in an inoffensive manner to the general contractor with regard to signing and returning the general contractors proposed subcontract. You will also learn how to prepare your own contract for those situations where you are dealing directly with an owner or you have the opportunity to submit your own contract to a general contractor.

Finally, you will learn how to submit claims for extensions of time and additional compensation based upon delay, acceleration or differing site conditions.

1/2 day seminar.

Time: (For all dates)
8am - 4:30pm

Seminar cost - $125
(includes course book)

Course Books cost $25.00
(purchased separately)

REFUND POLICY:
All course cancellations by attendees must be received at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled start of class to receive a refund or re-register. You can re-register once for a following seminar at no further charge. Meanwhile, we will provide you with the course book for your leisurely weekend reading.

Register for these seminars through the Department of Labor and Industries website.
No seminars scheduled at this time
 
 
 

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Seminars presented by Linville Law Firm PLLC at the offices of the Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW).

The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) hosts the following seminars which are available to both members and non-members of the BIAW.

The BIAW seminars are offered at a variety of locations throughout the State of Washington.

For further information please contact the Building Industry Association of Washington

 
DATE:
LOCATION:

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
AND LIEN LAWS

How to prepare and file liens,
bond claims, retainages and
notices to lender on residential, commercial & public works projects. Essential terms of contracts with owners and between contractors
that thoughtfully provide for the unexpected and help you get paid
for your work.

One day seminar.

Time: (for all dates)
Construction Liens 8:00am-Noon
Construction Contracts 1:00pm-4:00pm

Seminar cost - varies depending on each local BIAW chapter presenting the seminar.
03/10/2017
Vancouver, WA
04/28/2017
Bellingham, WA
 
 

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Seminars presented by Linville Law Firm PLLC at the offices of the Master Builders Association.

The following seminars are available to both members and nonmembers of the MBA.

 
DATE:
LOCATION:

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
AND LIEN LAWS

How to prepare and file liens,
bond claims, retainages and
notices to lender on residential, commercial & public works projects. Essential terms of contracts with owners and between contractors
that thoughtfully provide for the unexpected and help you get paid
for your work.

One day seminar.

Time: (for all dates)
Construction Liens 8:00am-Noon
Construction Contracts 1:00pm-4:00pm

Seminar cost:
Member $200
Non-member $225
06/09/2017
Flyers Restaurant & Brewhouse, Burlington, WA
09/21/2017
Kitsap Building Association, Bremerton, WA
11/02/2017
MBA of Pierce County, Tacoma, WA
11/14/2017
MBA of King and Snohomish County, Bellevue, WA
12/15/2017
Olympia Master Builders, Olympia, WA
 
DATE:
LOCATION:

PROTECTING YOUR BUSINESS

How to prepare and file forms of
conducting a business such as corporations and
limited liability companies, and protect your
personal and business assets through careful use
of non-competition agreements and non-disclosure agreements.

Seminar cost:
Member $200
Non-member $225
05/25/2017
Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association, Burlington, WA

 
DATE:
LOCATION:

MANAGING THE DIFFICULT
CUSTOMER (AND GETTING
PAID FOR YOUR WORK)

This seminar addresses how to recognize the warning signs of a difficult customer at the out set, how to avoid claims for deceptive advertising, how to control and manage a difficult customer during the formative stages of the project which include drawings, specs and the contract, how to cover yourself during the course of the project with the appropriate project documentation such as change orders, meeting minutes, emails, etc., how to structure your business to protect yourself from the litigious customer, how to firmly manage the project (and your customer) in terms of scheduling, decision-making, progress payments, product selections, etc, and (finally) how to show the love during the warranty period. The seminar comes complete with coursebook written by the speaker.

One day seminar.

Time: (for all dates)
8:00am - 12:00pm
Seminar cost:
Member $135
Non-member $160
08/18/2017
Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association, Burlington, WA
10/18/2017
Olympia Master Builders, Olympia, WA
11/16/2017
Kitsap Building Association, Bremerton, WA


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Seminars presented by Linville Law Firm PLLC at the offices of the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I).

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries presents the following seminars which are offered to recently registered contractors who are participating in the orientation program offered by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Four seminars are currently offered for L&I attendees. The Construction Contracts seminar is designed to educate contractors on which contract clauses are essential to include in their construction agreements. The seminar focuses on preparation of contracts for a contractor that reduce costs when litigation occurs as well as addressing other critical issues such as warranty, correction of work, punch list items, allowances and required lien notices. The Protecting Your Assets seminar is designed to educate contractors on which entity they should consider forming or reforming. Materials cover the pros and cons of the three main business forms: sole proprietors, LLCs, and corporations, as well as noncompetition agreements, nondisclosure agreements, trade names and trademarks.

 
DATE:
LOCATION:

CONTRACTS AND WARRANTIES

This seminar is presented by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and is held at varying locations throughout the year.

How to prepare and negotiate a contract with the owner, including clauses and terms such as change orders, warranties, progress payments, scope, interest, allowances, disputes and remedies, correction of work, and statutory notices required by Washington law.

1.5 hour seminar

Time: (for all dates)
For further information please visit the Department of Labor and Industries website.

Seminar cost: (varies depending upon location)
Course book costs: (included in L&I seminar fee)
03/17/2017
Longview, WA
05/19/2017
Wenatchee, WA
06/23/2017
Mount Vernon, WA
 
DATE:
LOCATION:

AVOIDING LAWSUITS

This seminar is presented by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and is held at varying locations throughout the year.

This course covers the important forms of conducting a business such as corporations and limited liability companies. The course teaches you how to further protect your personal and business assets through the careful use of non-competition agreement and non-disclosure agreements. This course will teach you how to properly register and maintain your trade name.


1.5 hour seminar

Time: (for all dates)
For further information please visit the Department of Labor and Industries website.

Cost: Varies depending upon location
03/17/2017
Longview, WA
05/19/2017
Wenatchee, WA
06/23/2017
Mount Vernon, WA
 
DATE:
LOCATION:

HOW TO SURVIVE AND
SUCCEED AS A SUBCONTRACTOR

This seminar is presented by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and is held at varying locations throughout the year.

You will learn how to set up your business as either as a corporation or a limited liability company, and you will learn how to properly operate your business in order to maintain separateness between your personal assets and your business liabilities. Employee Manuals, Non-Competition Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements and Non-Solicitation Agreements are reviewed as are jobsite postings which are required by WISHA and L&I.

Bidding mistakes and bid withdrawals are also covered at the seminar and how to handle the general contractor's subcontract. You will learn how to properly respond in an inoffensive manner to the general contractor with regard to signing and returning the general contractors proposed subcontract. You will also learn how to prepare your own contract for those situations where you are dealing directly with an owner or you have the opportunity to submit your own contract to a general contractor.

Finally, you will learn how to submit claims for extensions of time and additional compensation based upon delay, acceleration or differing site conditions.


2.0 hour seminar

Time: (for all dates)
For further information please visit the Department of Labor and Industries website.

Cost: Varies depending upon location
03/17/2017
Longview, WA
05/19/2017
Wenatchee, WA
06/23/2017
Mount Vernon, WA
 
DATE:
LOCATION:

MANAGING THE
DIFFICULT CUSTOMER

This seminar is presented by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries and is held at varying locations throughout the year.

This seminar addresses how to recognize the warning signs of a difficult customer at the out set, how to avoid claims for deceptive advertising, how to control and manage a difficult customer during the formative stages of the project which include drawings, specs and the contract, how to cover yourself during the course of the project with the appropriate project documentation such as change orders, meeting minutes, emails, etc., how to structure your business to protect yourself from the litigious customer, how to firmly manage the project (and your customer) in terms of scheduling, decision-making, progress payments, product selections, etc, and (finally) how to show the love during the warranty period. The seminar comes complete with course book written by the speaker.


Time: (for all dates)
For further information please visit the Department of Labor and Industries website.

Cost: Varies depending upon location
03/17/2017
Longview, WA
05/19/2017
Wenatchee, WA
06/23/2017
Mount Vernon, WA

For further information or to register call Shari Purves-Reiter at 360-902-4733 or email Shari directly at purs235@lni.wa.gov. You may obtain further information by emailing Alyssa at Linville Law Firm PLLC at alyssa@linvillelawfirm.com.


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REFUNDS:

All course cancellations by attendees must be received at least 3 business days prior to the scheduled start of class to receive a full refund.