American Bar Association


Mission Statement

To study developments and trends relating to insurance coverage, surety bonds and liens for the purpose of educating construction industry participants.

Message From The Chair

Welcome to the Division on Insurance, Surety and Liens (Division 7) of the ABA Forum on Construction Law. Division 7 conducts monthly teleconferences on the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. ET. The call-in number is 866-646-6488 and the passcode is 711-487-1942. Every other month, these calls include a Hot Topic presentation. The calls are open to all Forum members and provide an excellent entre into the activities, publications, and speaking opportunities available within the Division and Forum. As a benefit to Division 7 members, Division 7 publishes the quarterly newsletter “Insurance, Surety & Liens” containing substantive articles, news and events. At each national meeting of the Forum, Division 7 hosts an informal dinner for its members, family and friends and coordinates a Division breakfast and/or lunch featuring a nationally-prominent speaker. All current and prospective Division 7 members are invited and encouraged to attend and participate in Division 7 activities.

Steering Committee

Daniel P. King, Chair

Patrick J. Poff , Immediate Past Chair

Joshua Ballance

B. Michael Clark Jr.

Natalie D'Amora

Timothy C. Ford

Ryan A. Hiss

Elizabeth Howard

Sam Laurin

Jason Quintero

Tom Rosenberg, Governing Committee Liaison

Standing Subcommittees

Membership Subcommittee, Timothy C. Ford, Chair

Programming Subcommittee, Philip J. Truax, Chair

Publications Subcommittee, B. Michael Clark, Jr., Chair

Technology Subcommittee, V. Samuel Laurin, Chair

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    August 6, 2015
    The next monthly conference call of the Steering Committee of Division 7 will be on Thursday, August 6th at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (Noon CDT).    All members of the Forum and Division 7 are encouraged to join the call. The call in number is 866-646-6488 and the passcode is 711-487-1942. Please join us.
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      Forum on Construction Law 2015 Trial Academy


      The ABA Forum on Construction Law is pleased to announce the Forum Trial Academy will be held on October 21-24, 2015. The program will take place at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington, DC. This three-day intensive trial skills training program will use two different dispute scenarios to teach ...

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    Modified by Robert Dietz on July 13, 2015

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