AI in Construction Law: Managing Risks and Opportunities

Date: Feb 6, 2024 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Online

Member Price: $152

Non-Member Price: $190

Section Price: $143

Event Code: I143224

Areas of Law: Construction

Earn up to 3.3 credits, including 0.6 in Ethics! (More Information)

Faculty

Keynote

Moderator

Matthew D. Lakind, Esq.
Tesser & Cohen, Hackensack
Stephanie Reckord, Esq.
Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis, Woodbridge

Presenters

Jared Norton, Esq.
Cokinos, Dallas
Denis Serkin, Esq.
Peckar & Abramson PC, River Edge
Richard Volack, Esq.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C., New York

Presented in cooperation with the NJSBA Construction Law Section

Advancements in technology, particularly artificial intelligence (AI), are revolutionizing the practice of law, including construction law. Join us for this illuminating program, where experts from the legal, construction and technology sectors will share valuable insights, experiences, and strategies for effectively navigating the complex landscape of AI in construction law.

With a focus on both the application of technology in the construction industry and its impact on discovery and litigation within construction law cases, this program will provide you with a holistic perspective on the evolving legal landscape. Boost your capability to make informed decisions, advocate for clients with confidence, and embrace the transformative potential of technology – all while managing rapidly evolving risks.

Program Agenda:

  • 9:00 | Welcome and introductions
  • 9:05 | Harnessing technology in construction projects
    Take a deep dive into the use of technology in construction projects. Discover the innovative ways AI is being incorporated into construction processes, from design and planning to project management and risk assessment, including:
    • Building Information Modeling (BIM) and AI-driven design optimization.
    • Smart contracts and blockchain applications for streamlining contract management.
    • Construction site automation and monitoring using Internet of Things devices.
    • AI-powered predictive analytics for identifying potential delays and cost overruns.
    • Legal considerations surrounding liability and risk allocation in the context of AI-driven construction processes.
  • 10:00 | Unveiling AI's role in discovery and litigation
    Gain insights into the implications of AI on the discovery and litigation phases of construction law cases. Our experts will help improve your understanding of how AI is shaping the legal strategies and tactics employed during disputes within the construction industry, including:
    • AI-assisted document review and eDiscovery tools for sifting through vast volumes of project-related data.
    • Predictive coding and machine learning algorithms for identifying relevant evidence in complex construction disputes.
    • Ethical considerations in using AI tools for legal research and case preparation.
    • The changing landscape of expert witness testimony and the integration of AI-generated insights.
    • Mitigating challenges and biases associated with AI-driven decision-making during litigation.
  • 10:55 | Break
  • 11:05 | Managing risks while maximizing the benefits of AI in construction law
    Acquire a balanced approach to leveraging AI in construction law. Boost your understanding of how to identify and handle potential risks while harnessing the transformative potential of technology, including:
    • Data privacy and security concerns related to AI-driven construction processes and case information.
    • Collaborative strategies for lawyers, construction professionals, and technology experts to safely and effectively integrate AI solutions.
    • Adapting legal practices to accommodate evolving technology and best practices for staying up-to-date.
    • Ethical considerations in leveraging AI without compromising the attorney-client relationship and professional responsibilities.
  • 11:50 | Wrap up and Q&A
  • 12:00 | Adjourn

CLE Credits
NJ CLE:NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 3.3 hours of total CLE credit, including 0.6 in Ethics (Full Credits Available: NJ Ethics: 0.6, NJ General: 2.7).
NY CLE (t&nt):NY Ethics Non-Transitional: 0.5, NY Professional Practice Non-Transitional: 2.5
PA CLE:PA Ethics Credit: 0.5, PA Substantive Credit: 2.5
New: No PACLE fee is required for this program. To earn PA CLE credits, a valid PA Bar ID number must be entered into the CLE form provided after attending the program.

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