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Course #14721 - Managing Risk

Course Expiration: February 21, 2021
Course Type: Contractor
Core Credit Hours: 6.0
HVAC Specific: No
Energy Specific: No
Course Type: Electrician
Professional Credit Hours: 6.0
HVAC Specific: No
Energy Specific: No
NFPA-70E Specific: No
Course Type: Plumber
Professional Credit Hours: 6.0
Course Name:Managing Risk
Course Outline & Objectives:This course is an overview of Utah state Lien law, and the most recent changes. It addresses how to properly file with the state construction registry to maintain lien rights. It provides a detailed overview of important deadlines and filling process. The course explains how to enforce a lien and options for collections in Utah. Knowledge of how the lien process works in Utah is a valuable tool for protecting contractors, this course provides a clear, easy to understand outline of how liens work, what they accomplish, and how best to use them. This class also explains the critical components of contracts and how to use them to keep jobs flowing smoothly and avoid law suits. It is designed for business owners and key decision makers to better understand insurance coverage and exclusions. It specifically focuses on legal requirements and how to comply with state and federal laws. The course provides an overview of the law as it pertains to insurance, and how to manage risk in the most economical manner. The course is filled with examples and real life situations that bring relevance to the information. The course also addresses the many legal obligations associated with the Fair Labor Standards Act. The course will help answer questions like when is over time pay required, should employees be paid for travel time, and how old does someone need to be to work on a construction site.
Course Schedule Feb 10, 2021 Ogden Feb 17, 2021 St. George Feb 17, 2021 Webinar Mar 3, 2021 Webinar Mar 10, 2021 Ogden Mar 17, 2021 Webinar Mar 17, 2021 St. George Mar 31, 2021 Webinar April 14, 2021 Ogden April 21, 2021 St. George May 19, 2021 St. George May 24, 2021 Ogden
Calendar Events
Date: 02/10/2021 Location: Weber
Date: 02/17/2021 Location: Washington
Date: 02/17/2021 Location: N/A - Distance Learning Course
Date: 03/03/2021 Location: N/A - Distance Learning Course
Date: 03/10/2021 Location: Weber
Date: 03/17/2021 Location: Washington
Date: 03/17/2021 Location: N/A - Distance Learning Course
Date: 03/31/2021 Location: N/A - Distance Learning Course
Date: 04/14/2021 Location: Weber
Date: 04/21/2021 Location: Washington
Date: 05/19/2021 Location: Washington
Date: 05/24/2021 Location: Weber
Keywords: Insurance, Construction Registry, FLSA, Lien Laws, Labor Commission, Webinar
Location(s): Washington Box Elder N/A - Distance Learning Course
Teaching Method: Live
Company Name: Home Builders Association of Utah
Phone: 801-352-8266
Address: 9069 S 1300 W
City: West Jordan
State: UT
Postal Code: 84088
Email Address:
The Course Provider is: a professional association or organization involved in the construction trades
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Instructor First Name: Mark
Instructor Last Name: Hunter
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Instructor Resume: Mark R Hunter Bio.doc
Instructor First Name: Joshua
Instructor Last Name: Sundloff
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Instructor Resume: Joshua J. Sundloff Mr. Sundloff is an associate at Babcock Scott & Babcock. He practices design and construction law and related litigation. He aids in the firm?s representation of architects, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and owners. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sundloff worked for as a project manager and landscape architect at an architecture/engineering firm in Salt Lake City. While there Mr. Sundloff frequently worked with owners, developers, design professionals, contractors, and material suppliers on retail developments in Utah and Idaho. Mr. Sundloff was involved in all aspects of the design process of a project including, initial concept and site planning, entitlements, construction documents, bidding, and construction observation. Additionally, just prior to attending law school, Mr. Sundloff worked for as a senior planner at the Utah office of a national transportation engineering and planning firm. These experiences have given Mr. Sundloff a broad understanding of the construction and development industry and an ability to recognize the interests of those entities involved in the design and construction process.
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Instructor First Name: Dave
Instructor Last Name: Hunter
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Instructor Resume: David W Hunter earned his bachelor degree in business administration from Southern Utah University and his Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law. After practicing in San Diego, David decided it was time to come home to Southern Utah. His practice areas include commercial litigation and estate planning. His commercial litigation practice includes, construction defect defense, construction law, mechanic?s liens, contract litigation, collections law, civil litigation, general real estate, real estate development, real estate disputes, real estate transactions, real estate foreclosures, banking, arbitrations and mediations. His estate planning practice includes asset protection, and helping clients design and implement wills, revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts (insurance trusts (ILITs), intentionally defective grantor trusts (IDGTs), charitable remainder and lead trusts (CRTs and CLTs), powers of attorney, health care directives, and other estate planning documents. Mr. Hunter also assists clients with trust and estate administration and probate. He is member of the State Bar of Utah, Nevada and Arizona and is licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, Nevada and Arizona.
Instructor First Name: Rick
Instructor Last Name: Bjornson
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Instructor Resume: Rick has been in the insurance business for over 23 years. He began as an underwriter and program manager for two specialty risk insurance programs. These programs were specific to Recreation and Guided Activites. In 2000 he moved to Summit Risk Management working as a Risk Manager and Insurance Specialist. He enjoys helping commercial businesses with their Risk Management and Risk Tranfer needs. Rick has worked with hundreds of companies training their supervisor and employees in many areas of compliance and risk management.
Instructor First Name: Dana
Instructor Last Name: Farmer
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Instructor Resume: Smith & Knowles-Dana T. Farmer Resume.docx
Instructor First Name: Jeffrey
Instructor Last Name: Handy
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Instructor Resume: Jeffrey R. Handy Mr. Handy is an associate at Babcock Scott & Babcock. He practices design and construction law. He has represented owners, architects and engineers, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Handy received a Bachelor?s and Master?s degree in civil engineering. While working on his Master?s degree, Mr. Handy worked as a consult and engineer-in-training for a water resources engineering firm that specializes in computer modeling of groundwater, watershed, and surface water.
Instructor First Name: Jaron
Instructor Last Name: Hunt
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Instructor Resume: Jaron Hunt is a co-owner of Leavitt Group Insurance Agency, an agency he helped start from scratch in 1995. He has worked in insurance for over 27 years and served on several insurance carrier boards. Jaron specializes in business insurance of all types, but his agency also writes policies for home, auto, life, health, Medicare products, and just about any other coverage needed. Jaron and his agency work with over 200 insurance carrier partners. The agency has six office locations and over 50 employees. He is currently on the board for his district fire department and volunteers time to serve others whenever possible.
Instructor First Name: Nathan
Instructor Last Name: Fisher
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Instructor Resume: Nathan, Dixon Truman Fisher & Clifford, P.C., is an attorney practicing in Utah and Nevada.  He obtained his undergraduate degree from B.Y.U. and earned his Juris Doctorate from J. Reuben Clark Law School (B.Y.U.).  He began his legal career in 1996 with Fisher, Scribner & Stirland, a small litigation firm in Provo, where he began developing a civil litigation practice.  He now works for Dixon, Truman, Fisher & Clifford which has offices in St. George and Las Vegas.  His firm emphasizes construction law and real property litigation.  In addition to practicing law, Nathan is a Judge Pro Tem in the Fifth Judicial District Small Claims Court in St. George.  He is impressed by the responsibilities of that position and enjoys the opportunity to serve.  Nathan is currently serving on the Southern Utah Home Builders Association Education committee which is dedicated to improving our membership through continuing education.  He has conducted lien law seminars instructing our general membership in the intricacies of Utah and Nevada Mechanics Lien Laws.  Nathan has donated time to answering legal questions from SUHBA members and is always available to the membership to briefly address legal questions.
Instructor First Name: Quade
Instructor Last Name: Peterson
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Instructor Resume: I am a Producer/Agent for the Dixie Leavitt Insurance Agency, and work closely with Jaron Hunt (current instructor for the class) to review and write new policies for contractors of all types, for our agency. I am licensed as a Resident Producer for Casualty and Property in the state of Utah. I have attended several trainings/Continuing Education courses, including Worker?s Compensation and Ethical Insurance Practices. I work closely with both new and veteran construction companies, to evaluate their current insurance program and establish what their insurance needs are. This work has given me experience in helping my clients improve their insurance program, and save money on their insurance premiums, (both in the short and long-run) this is done through identifying and mitigating risk in their business practices, and through analysis and implementation of sound best practices. Consequently, about 85% of my overall book of business is contracting companies.
Instructor First Name: Justin E.
Instructor Last Name: Scott
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Instructor Resume: Mr. Scott is a shareholder in the law firm of Babcock Scott & Babcock where he practices in the areas of construction litigation and insurance defense. Mr. Scott has represented owners, developers, contractors, suppliers, insurance companies, engineers and homeowners in the prevention and resolution of construction claims and disputes. He has an AV rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory.

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