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June 22, 2018

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Your professional services agreement with your client is a critical document to formalize the roles and responsibilities of the project participants and establish the business parameters of your design services. Your contract is also th...

May 23, 2018

Elevating the Standard of Care

The law requires design professionals to perform in accordance with the “standard of care,” which is defined by the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) as “the care and skill ordinarily used by members of the designer’s pr...

October 13, 2017

Happy Friday the 13th! 

If your contract contains any of the words listed below, you may be opening yourself up to a heightened standard of care, a broadened indemnity, or possibly an uninsured exposure. 

As always, we are happy to review any contract that comes across y...

August 4, 2017

Berkley Design Professional's August white paper details the best practices for working on either side of the consultant/subconsultant relationship. The paper dissects key clauses of subconsultant agreements, including Right to Rely, Billing & Payment, and Ownership of...

June 27, 2017

California SB 496 is good news for design professionals!

XL Catlin's Design Professional team was instrumental in helping pass legislation to mitigate the open-ended contractual defense obligation in California. This legislation follows the watershed 2010 Court of Appea...

May 31, 2017

Date:         Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Cost:         FREE - But you must register!  

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