Lucas & Company, LLC

Contracts for Surveyors and Engineers

Contracts for Surveyors and Engineers – Half Day or Full Day (Nominally 4.0 or 8.0 Contact Hours)
This course covers the basics of contract law for professional services providers and attendees will walk away with a one-page “Letter of Engagement” that can be utilized for most professional service offerings. Verbal, written, express and implied contracts will be studied. Short form and long form contracts, pros and cons, will be discussed. Certifications, warranties and guarantees and how they apply to professional services will be examined. Liability and limiting liability through contract language will also be studied with sample contract clauses. Examples of contract clauses to avoid, especially when the professional is asked to sign the client’s contract, will be examined and discussed. Ample court cases dealing with contract disputes will be studied. Power Point presentation.
OBJECTIVES: To enhance professional competency and improve practitioner’s knowledge of the law as it relates to the practice of land surveying.