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Paula M. Gart, Douglas R. Halstrom, Daniel A. McFaul, Jr., and Keith J. Stevens to speak at the Institute for Design Professionals Seminar on October 4, 2018


The Institute for Design Professionals will host an educational seminar on October 4, 2018.  Several of our attorneys will be serving as featured speakers at this event.

Paula M. Gart, Douglas R. Halstrom, Daniel A. McFaul, Jr., and Keith J. Stevens will present "Legal and Ethical Considerations for Today's Design Professional".

The litigious nature of today's society can be somewhat frightening for design professionals who are vulnerable to claims for personal injuries, property damage, and everything in between. While not all potential pitfalls can be avoided, this full day session provides architects and professional engineers with the tools required to reduce the likelihood of a disciplinary violation or costly lawsuit.

The event will take place at UFT, 52 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10004.

Additional information can be found in the IDP Fall Brochure.

To register, please follow the link to the IDP Website here.

Paula M. Gart is a Partner at L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP.  Ms. Gart concentrates her practice in the representation of design professionals, and other members in the construction industry.  She works closely with her clients crafting and negotiating agreements for services, and guiding them in their professional practice and business issues with clearheaded, creative advice and solutions.

Douglas R. Halstrom is a Partner at L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP.  His practice currently concentrates in the defense of architects and engineers professional liability claims.  Mr. Halstrom’s background includes extensive litigation experience in the Courts of New York and New Jersey on both the trial and appellate levels. 

Daniel A. McFaul, Jr. is a Partner at L’Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP.  His practice focuses on construction litigation including the representation of design professionals in all state and federal courts, alternative dispute resolution forums and matters involving professional disciplinary actions, as well as risk management consulting for the design professional.

Keith J. Stevens is Of Counsel to L'Abbate, Balkan, Colavita & Contini, LLP.  For the last 16 years, Mr. Stevens' practice has been solely focused on the representation of design professionals in all types of matters.  Mr. Stevens specializes in defending design professionals against high exposure claims.

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