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Program Description:
Construction specifications play a critical role in setting quality and performance standards for any project. What is often overlooked is how deeply specifications intertwine with the project stakeholders’ rights and obligations, including those which extend beyond the Contract
Continue Reading Jeremy Baker to Present “Words Matter: The Secret Life of Specifications” Wednesday, October 27th

Title: Anatomy of Indemnity and Copyright Clauses: What Architects Need to Know
Course Length: 45 Minutes 
Course Provider: AIA Illinois
Course Description: Jeremy S. Baker from Baker Law Group LLC will present a course that will examine two heavily-negotiated and important
Continue Reading Jeremy Baker to Present at ReConnect 2021 AIA Illinois Virtual Conference Thursday, Nov 4th

Jeremy Baker will present “Alternative Dispute Resolution Terms in Construction Contracts” at IICLE in tandem with other speakers who co-authored chapters in Construction Law: Transactional Considerations.
Jeremy Baker’s publication “Alternative Dispute Resolution Terms in Construction Contracts, Chapter 13 – Alternative Dispute
Continue Reading Jeremy Baker to Present Live Webcast at IICLE Wednesday, Nov 3rd 2021

Portions of this post first appeared in “Article 8, Time,” Chapter 8 in The 2017 A201 Deskbook, American Bar Association (ABA) Forum on Construction Law (2017), co-author Jeremy S. Baker
Benjamin Franklin famously quipped “lost time is never found again.”
Continue Reading They Don’t Call It the “Critical Path” For Nothing: Delay-Related Claims For Extra Time and Money

On April 22nd, Jeremy taught a two hour Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Chicago course, entitled “AIA Document A201-2017: Understanding the General Conditions of the Construction Contract,” for CSI members who seek the Construction Documents Technology (CDT) certification. The CDT certification provides
Continue Reading AIA Document A201-2017: Understanding the General Conditions of the Construction Contract