Course Description

This course will provide an overview of concepts related to construction law, including payment acts, mechanics liens, and contract considerations such as the allocation of risk and safety issues.

This course includes video recorded for the Washington County Bar Association's 2019 Winter Bench Bar.

Videography services were provided by Network Deposition Services.

Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • K. Bradley Mellor

    K. Bradley Mellor

    Attorney Brad Mellor joined Bowles Rice in June 2018, bringing 30 years of experience to the firm’s Construction Law Team. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and works from the firm’s Southpointe, Pennsylvania office.

    His wide range of experience in the construction industry includes contract preparation and negotiation, contract enforcement through litigation or arbitration and dispute avoidance and resolution. Brad advises clients through every phase of a construction project, from conceptual design and planning to project closeout and warranty claims.

    He has worked on numerous projects ranging from major industrial and utility jobs to highway and bridge work, commercial buildings, schools, hospitals and residential construction. Brad has also assisted clients in a variety of real estate development issues. He has worked on projects, contracts and disputes in more than 20 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.

    An arbitrator on the American Arbitration Association's Construction Mega Project Panel, Brad also handles industry mediations, both privately and through the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Course Handouts
    • Construction Law Part One
    • Construction Law Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)