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Partner Douglas R. Halstrom presents webinar for AIA Peconic "Study Presentation on AIA Document A201: General Conditions of the Contract for Construction" on October 25, 2023


On Wednesday, October 25, 2023, partner Douglas R. Halstrom presented a virtual 60-minute seminar to AIA Peconic entitled "Study Presentation on AIA Document A201: General Conditions of the Contract for Construction."  Mr. Halstrom serves AIA Peconic as counsel.

The Emerging Professionals Committee of AIA Peconic hosted this program free of charge for AIA Peconic Members and Nonmembers alike.

During the seminar, Mr. Halstrom addressed key aspects of the AIA Document A201.  Attendees learned the ins & outs of this document, and left with a deeper understanding of how this "umbrella" contract document works for design-bid-build projects.

Please contact the firm administrator if interested in having L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP attorneys present this seminar in its entirety, or other practice group seminars, to your organization.

AIA Peconic is a non-profit professional organization representing the interests of and providing services to over 200 Architects, Architectural Interns, affiliated design professionals and Allied Members on the East End of Long Island, NY. 

AIA Services include: monitoring legislative issues and government regulations at the local, state and national levels; professional liability insurance programs; professional development and educational seminars; design assistance teams to further community planning and development; design awards programs; and support of aspiring architects through an annual scholarship program.

AIA Peconic is a local chapter of the American Institute of Architects, AIA affiliated with AIA New York State.

Partner Douglas R. Halstrom has been with L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, L.L.P since his admission to the Bar in 1991.  His practice currently concentrates in the defense of architects and engineers professional liability claims.  Mr. Halstrom has past experience with lawyers and accountants malpractice claims as well.  He has also handled various commercial matters and contractual disputes on behalf of owners, general contractors, construction managers and design professionals on both the plaintiff’s and the defendant’s side.

Mr. Halstrom’s background includes extensive litigation experience in the Courts of New York and New Jersey on both the trial and appellate levels.  He received his Juris Doctorate from St. Louis University School of Law in 1990.  Mr. Halstrom holds the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Rating AV® Preeminent, its highest rating for ethics and legal ability.  He has also been selected as a Super Lawyer in the area of Construction Litigation in the Metro Edition of New York Super Lawyers® annually since 2019.

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