The CLSA 2019 International Conference & Induction of Fellows will be held September 11-13th at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The conference is designed for Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America to enhance their already superior transactional, negotiation, and trial skills; to address practical issues and topics challenging construction and surety lawyers; to amplify methods and approaches used by construction lawyers and alternative dispute resolution professionals in today's changing legal environment; and to afford each individual the opportunity to hear from and interact with some of the finest construction lawyers from North America and around the world.
Participants will be provided with advanced tools for continued success and expertise in construction law, trial techniques, evidence presentation, courtroom technology, case evaluations and marketing, as well as negotiations and alternative dispute resolution. New Fellows of the CLSA will be formally inducted into the society during the black tie Induction of Fellows Gala on Thursday, September 12, 2019. The conference will also give Fellows the opportunity to network with other distinguished construction attorneys from across North America, earn CLE credit, and enjoy the beauty and splendor of Colorado Springs.
2019 International Conference & Induction of Fellows
The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Wednesday, September 11
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
*Conference Attendees and Guests
Thursday, September 12
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Induction of Fellows Gala
*Conference Attendees and Guests
Friday, September 13
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
*Guests are invited to attend the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening and the Induction of Fellows Gala on Thursday evening.
Construction Acceleration and Delay Claims are Speeding Up
J. Scott Andresen
Marketing Strategies for diversity
Y. Lisa Colon
Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Panel Discussion: Comparing and Contrasting Canadian and US Public-Private Partnerships
De Grandpré Chait LLP
Terrence M. Gilbride
Hodgson Russ LLP
Buffalo, New York
Legal Marketing and Ethics: 60 Ideas in 60 Minutes
Highland Park, Illinois
Ethical Issues in Addressing Design and Construction Defects (Before They Become a Disaster)
Timothy M. Gibbons
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
Process and Best Practices for Resolving Construction Disputes Early and Efficiently
D. Scott Gurney
Frost Brown Todd LLC
Panel Discussion: Wearable Technology in Construction- Industry Innovations and the Legal Issues That Follow
Joshua B. Levy
Husch Blackwell LLP
Eric J. Meier
Husch Blackwell LLP
Representing the Industrial Client in the Aftermath of Catastrophic Construction and Design Failures
G. Trippe Hawthorne
Kean Miller LLP
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Panel Discussion: David Letterman’s Top Ten Innovative Construction ADR Ideas
Andrew D. Ness
JAMS, The Resolution Experts
Washington, District of Columbia
Barbara G. Werther
Samek, Werther & Mills LLC
Richard F. Smith
Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC
Tysons Corner, Virginia
FELLOW/ASSOCIATE FELLOW: $1,595.00 USD (Early-bird rate)
NON-FELLOW: $1,995.00 USD
GUEST FEE FOR SOCIAL EVENTS: $295 per person
Guests are invited to attend the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, and the Induction of Fellows Gala on Thursday, September 12, 2019.
Approximately 8 hours of CLE credit has been or will be requested, including at least 1 hour of ethics credit. Certificates of Attendance will be provided to each attendee at the conclusion of the General Session.
If you have any questions regarding CLE credit, please contact Julia Land at Julia.Land@ConstructionSociety.org or 470.303.6005.
1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
VISIT THE HOTEL'S WEBSITE
For The Broadmoor's dedicated CLSA reservations page to access our special conference rates, please click HERE.
Since first opening their doors over a century ago, The Broadmoor has offered guests an incredible way to experience the unique beauty of the American West. Today, that tradition is met with warm, genuine hospitality and an unmatched selection of programs and activities that celebrate the magnificent surroundings of the Colorado Rockies.
Hike through scenic trails and lush valleys. Try your hand at authentic Western adventures from horseback riding and mountain biking, to archery or canoeing on Cheyenne Lake. Stop by Broadmoor Outfitters for expert instruction in fly fishing, rock climbing, falconry, and more. Guests seeking a more tranquil retreat can enjoy our resort pools and pampering treatments at the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Broadmoor Spa. Our iconic resort is also home to several celebrated restaurants including the only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Colorado, Penrose Room, legendary golf, a world-renowned tennis program, distinctive retail shops, and an array of resort programs for guests of all ages and interests. The Broadmoor also specializes in hosting unforgettable meetings and events within 185,000 square feet of sophisticated function space. From art tours to tennis clinics, geocaching to fitness training, there’s always something new and exciting to discover at “the most unique resort in the world”.
A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available for this conference. In order to obtain the group rate, which is only available to conference attendees and their guests, reservations must be made before Monday, August 5, 2019.
If room block capacity is reached on or before Monday, August 5, 2019, the CLSA rate will not be guaranteed and may no longer be available.
Rates will be honored three (3) days pre-and post-conference based on availability at time of booking and rooms may be subject to a higher rate and/or length of stay restrictions. Rooms and rates on pre-and post-conference dates are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Making your reservation early is strongly suggested.
Any special requests must be made at the time of booking. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 855.634.7711. Please specify the CLSA’s 2019 International Conference & Induction of Fellows at the time of booking to take advantage of the following group rates:
- $369* Classic/Superior/Premier Rooms
- $529* Junior Suite
*Posted groups rates do not include bellman services charges of $8.00 in/$8.00 out, per person and/or housekeeping gratuity of $5.00 per room, per day. Room rates are subject to applicable occupancy and sales taxes. Room rates are subject to a 10.25% tax and 2.75% public improvement fee.
In an effort to add value and simplify incidental fees encompassing a number of services, offerings, and activity access, a resort charge of $32.00 per room, plus tax will be added to your account daily. All taxes and fees are subject to change. The Resort Service Charge includes:
- Wired and wireless high-speed internet access up to 4MB
- Local and toll free calls up to one hour
- Online access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines
- Unlimited access to our fitness center
- Two daily group fitness classes: Early Bird Aquatics and Broadmoor Bootcamp
- All incoming faxes
- Resort and activity shuttle service to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Starsmore Visitor and Nature Center, The Broadmoor World Arena, and The Broadmoor Seven Falls
- Complimentary Notary Services available by appointment. Please dial “0” to arrange.
- Admission to movies and select matinees in The Little Theater
- In-room hot beverage program: teas, coffee, hot chocolate
- Two bottles of water and ice delivered daily at turndown
- Art and History Tour: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 10:30am
- Golf Clinic: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 3:00pm (Seasonal)
- Tennis Round Robins: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 4:00pm (Summer); Fridays at 5:00pm in the Tennis Bubble (Spring/Fall/Winter)
- One hour use of paddle boats (Seasonal)
Please familiarize yourself with The Broadmoor’s Cancellation Policy as the CLSA is not responsible for any cancellation fees or other resort charges. All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card at time of booking.
A deposit equal to one night’s room & tax required at time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable within 14 days of arrival. Should a guest need to cancel or make changes to their stay, the Resort requires a 14 day notice from the date of arrival to issue a refund of this deposit or change the dates of the reservation. Reservations may be cancelled, or stays shortened, up to seven (7) days prior to arrival. Cancellations or shortened stays will be charged if made within seven (7) days of check-in. Any guest who checks out prior to their scheduled departure date as confirmed at check-in will be responsible for those nights room & tax charges.
Check-in is at 4:00 PM. Room assignments prior to this time are subject to availability.
Check-out is at 12:00 PM. If any room is not vacated by this time, there will be a late charge of 50% of the room rate unless prior arrangements are made with the resort’s management.
If you are unable to reserve your room prior to Monday, August 5, 2019, please contact Beth.Rich@ConstructionSociety.org to be placed on a waiting list in the event of a cancellation.
DIRECTIONS & TRANSPORTATION TO THE BROADMOOR
Located in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado, near the southern edge of the Rocky Mountains, the inspiring surroundings and expansive property create the feeling of a secluded retreat. Easily accessible by car as well as by air through both Colorado Springs Airport and Denver International Airport—this is where convenience and comfort unite.
Round-trip and one-way shuttle service between both Colorado Springs Airport and Denver International Airport and the resort can easily be arranged through The Broadmoor Transportation Department once you have finalized your flight plans. Please contact The Broadmoor at 719.362.3276 to arrange reservations or learn more about our airport shuttle services and other transportation options.
The address of the resort is 1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906.
Valet Parking: Valet parking is available to all overnight guests. The charge is $30 per night. Valet parking is complimentary for day visitors.
Parking Garage: Self-parking for a 24-hour period is $23 per night, with in and out privileges. Day charges are $4 for the first hour and $2 for each additional hour up to a maximum of $12 per day.
Driving Directions from the Airport
Colorado Springs Airport (COS) is conveniently located just 15 minutes from The Broadmoor and is serviced by several major airlines, with non-stop flights available through several U.S. cities.
- Head west onto the Milton E. Proby Parkway
- Continue onto Drennan Road
- Turn left onto S. Academy Blvd.
- After 1.1 miles, take the ramp onto US-85
- Turn left onto US-85 N/US-87 N
- After 3.2 miles, turn left onto Lake Avenue
- Continue straight through 3 traffic circles to reach the main gate to The Broadmoor
Denver International Airport (DEN) is one of the world's largest airports, providing nonstop daily service to more than 126 domestic and international destinations. A major international gateway to the Rocky Mountains, Denver International Airport is located 90 minutes from our Colorado Springs resort.
- Exit the airport on Pena Blvd.
- Follow Pena Blvd. to Interstate 70 West
- Stay in the right-hand lane and take the first exit, which is I-225
- Follow I-225 until it intersects I-25
- Take I-25 south to Colorado Springs
- Continue on I-25 through Colorado Springs to exit 138, Circle Drive.
- Turn right off the exit onto Circle Drive and follow it until it becomes Lake Avenue, approximately 2.6 miles, to The Broadmoor.
From the moment you step into The Spa at The Broadmoor, you have embarked on an extraordinary journey of rejuvenation, balance and pure relaxation. The Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Spa follows the footsteps of our founders, Spencer and Julie Penrose, who traveled the world to create an oasis of culture in Colorado Springs - then considered the uncivilized West. Their skilled spa practitioners honor this tradition with restorative treatments that are tailored to address the unique needs and wellness goals of every guest in a luxurious yet serene setting.
The journey to whole body wellness is one that transports us to unexpected places, both physically and mentally. The Spa at The Broadmoor is known internationally for innovative services and an integrated approach to health and relaxation.
Between treatments, you are invited to relax in the Spa's gender-specific dry saunas, steam rooms, aromatherapy rooms or fireplace lounges. The co-ed Mountain View Room overlooks The Broadmoor's lush golf course and the Rocky Mountains beyond, offering an additional space to enjoy quiet reflection and light refreshments.
To make an appointment or speak with a Spa coordinator, call 719.577.5770 or 866.686.3965.
View the Spa Treatment menu HERE.
CLSA'S CANCELLATION POLICY
The CLSA conference registration fee is fully refundable for cancellations received on or before Monday, July 8, 2019. Cancellations received between Tuesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 25 will result in a refund, less a $125 processing fee. Cancellations received between Friday, July 26 and Thursday, August 8 will be refunded at fifty percent (50%) of the total fee, OR the total fee may be credited to a future CLSA event. Due to the financial commitments made to the Resort by the CLSA, cancellations received on or after Friday, August 9, 2019, will automatically be credited to a future CLSA event.
Substitutions may be made at any time without charge. To make a cancellation or request a refund, please contact Dottie Henry at Dottie.Henry@ConstructionSociety.org.
THE BROADMOOR’S CANCELLATION POLICY
Please familiarize yourself with The Broadmoor’s Cancellation Policy as the CLSA is not responsible for any cancellation fees or other resort charges. All reservations must be guaranteed by a major credit card at time of booking. A deposit equal to one night’s room & tax will be taken 14 days prior to arrival. This deposit is non-refundable within 14 days of arrival. Any guest who checks out prior to their scheduled departure date as confirmed at check-in will be responsible for those nights room & tax charges.