The Construction Law Section Council met on this date via conference call. Participating members included Brian A. Autry, William D. Britt, Emily R. Gifford, Keven K. Kenison, Joshua D. Spencer, Tracy T. Vann and James E. Weatherholtz. Representing Bar staff was Tara G. Caine.
Ms. Vann called the meeting to order and noted that the conference call had been scheduled to briefly discuss the 2014 Bar Convention.
Ms. Vann announced that the 2014 Bar Convention was scheduled for January 23rd – 26th at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. She noted that the deadline to submit the elect to conduct form and proposed agenda was due on May 3rd. She reviewed the list of potential dates and times to conduct the Section seminar. She welcomed feedback from the Council. It was the consensus of the Council to host the seminar on Friday, January 24th from 2:30 p.m. until 5:45 p.m. She asked for volunteers to assist with coordinating the Section seminar. After discussion, Mr. Autry, Mr. Britt and Ms. Gifford agreed to assist.
Next was discussion on proposed speakers and topics. Ms. Vann welcomed recommendations from the Council. After discussion, the following proposed agenda was suggested:
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Case Law Update, Frank Elmore
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:45 – 5:45 p.m. Panel Discussion, Hon. Thomas Cooper, Jr., Hon. John Hayes and Hon. Clifton Newman
Council members were to contact potential speakers regarding their interest in presenting at the Section seminar and email their findings to the Council.
It was reported that the next Council meeting was scheduled for August. Additional information was forthcoming.
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.