By: David Shankbone

RIMS 2014 Annual Conference
Denver, Colorado
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By: Lima Pix

VEADR 2014 Conference

The Westin Key West Resort & Marina

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2013 West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar, Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, California,

LiMa Solutions Ed Martinet is joined by 13 other previous winners of the “Jerrold S. Oliver Award of Excellence” along with this year’s winner Margie Luper (center). The award, affectionately known as the “Ollie Award” is named in honor of the late Appellate Judge, Jerrold S. Oliver who was truly a “founding father” in the alternative resolution process in construction defect claims and litigation. Over 6000 members of the construction community vote on each year’s nominees. The award is presented to an individual who has invoked the spirit of commitment, contribution, loyalty and trust for the betterment of the entire construction defect community. Congratulations Margie.

Opening invitation pageWe are pleased to announce that LiMa Solutions Ed Martinet will be speaking at this year’s West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar, the largest and most highly attended construction defect event in the world. Mr. Martinet’s presentation will be held Thursday, May 16th 2013 at 10:45. The topic will be: “What would Ollie Say: What the Future Holds for Construction Defect Litigation in 2013 and Beyond” Mr. Martinet’s panel will include 5 other recipients of the prestigious “Jerrold S. Oliver Award of Excellence” including the Hon. Victoria G. Chaney, Ross Feinberg, Esq., Stephen J. Henning, Esq., Gerard Kurland, Esq. and Karen Rice.

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Ed Martinet possesses an unparalleled understanding surrounding the complexities of the construction defect industry, the nuances of insurance coverage and effective mediation techniques. His industry experience spans more than 34 years and includes more than 350 million dollars in projects, 4,000+ consulting assignments, hundreds of depositions and more than 75 trials/binding arbitrations/judicial references in both state and federal court. Mr. Martinet is a licensed General Contractor in multiple states and holds a B.S. in Construction Management. Mr. Martinet founded MC Consultants more than 30 years ago and guided the firm to its current nationwide position. He left MC Consultants to launch LiMa Solutions, whose neutral experts specialize in the swift resolution of complex construction related claims and cases. Under Mr. Martinet’s guidance, LiMa Solutions is trailblazing a unique conflict resolution process that is effective in reducing time, stress and expenses for its clients. Mr. Martinet’s background and insight make him a sought after speaker at conferences and events concerning construction claims litigation management.

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We are pleased to announce that Ed Martinet will be a Guest Speaker at Kutak Rock’s “Design Professional Liability In Construction” CLE Seminar being held March 19, 2013 at their offices in Omaha, Nebraska.  This seminar is for “Construction Industry Professionals and the Attorneys Who Represent Them” and is  available for viewing in other Kutak Rock offices. For additional information please visit: