The Board of Bar Commissioners approved the formation of a new ASB Section on the Construction Industry, in light of the important role the industry plays in our State’s economy, the significant presence here of major construction and design firms, and the sizeable number of Alabama lawyers who represent owners of projects, designers, and constructors, as well as sureties, insurers and lenders serving the industry. The Construction Industry Section will provide opportunities for the exchange of views among lawyers representing the various aspects of the Construction Industry; provide educational services to lawyers and clients; and work through committees to suggest development of laws and regulations; to advance learning with regard to the construction industry; and to work with federal and state courts to develop ways to efficiently resolve disputes arising out of construction projects. It is anticipated that members of the Section will sponsor educational programs, be encouraged to prepare for publication in The Alabama Lawyer and other publications circulated in Alabama, and otherwise share information about the industry and construction law with interested members of the Alabama State Bar.
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