2023 Texas State Bar Construction Law Conference

Texas State Bar Construction Law Conference | March 2 -3, 2023

Wed 01/03/2023 - 07:51

Texas State Bar Construction Law Conference

SOCOTEC will be attending the Texas State Bar Construction Law Conference with representation from our Advisory Division.

March 2 - 3, 2023 at the La Cantera Resort & Spa in San Antonio, Texas

Event Details:



SOCOTEC is very excited to participate in the 36th Annual Construction Law Conference! The educative sessions will focus on the reoccurring issues in construction cases, updates in case law, construction contracts, scheduling impacts, liquidated damages, and ethical concerns. The topics covered in full are as follows:

  • Case Law update (2023)
  • Evaluating Schedule Impacts: When time is not on your side
  • My GC filed for bankruptcy: Now what?
  • James v. Westlake
  • Litigating in a Divided Nation [1.00 ethics] (Thursday lunch session)
  • Insurance Law Update (2023)
  • The Road Less Traveled: Current residential issues and topics
  • Dealing with Construction Lenders (Thursday breakout session a1)
  • The Art of Negotiating Construction and Design Contracts (Thursday breakout session a2)
  • Allowances and contingencies – when a GMP is not really a GMP (Thursday breakout session a3)
  • One lie spoils a thousand truths (Thursday breakout session b1)
  • From the Arbitrator’s point of view: Effective construction arbitration practice tips (Thursday breakout session b2)
  • Catch it while you can: pre-judgment remedies for the construction lawyer (Thursday breakout session b3)
  • Legislative Update (2023)
  • What goes up must come down… but what if it doesn’t?
  • Rohr Shock Part 2: A practical guide to recovering Attorneys’ fees
  • Cognitive Bias in the Law [1.00 ethics]
  • We all need somebody to “lien” on – a Texas lawyers’ assistance program (“tlap”) roundtable [1.00 ethics] (Friday lunch session)
  • I’m late, I’m late, for a very important date – the current landscape of liquidated damages
  • Don’t make it worse – tips on navigating ethical issues and lessening the likelihood of malpractice liability [.75 ethics]


March 2 - 3, 2023 


La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio, Texas