Erik Szabo Discusses Construction Contracts with the Florida Swimming Pool Association

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Erik Szabo Discusses Construction Contracts with the Florida Swimming Pool Association

Erik Szabo, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office, presented a 1-hour CE course to the Florida Swimming Pool Association’s Central Florida Chapter on May 7, 2024.

The presentation, titled “Fundamentals of Florida Construction Contracts,” provided attendees with an overview of important considerations for construction contracts in Florida, including practical tips for mitigating potential claims related to pool construction from the perspective of legal counsel. The course took place immediately following the Chapter’s board of director’s meeting.

The Florida Swimming Pool Association serves as the coordinating organization for 16 local FSPA Chapters and more than 700 members, providing government relations representation on behalf of its members to the Florida Building Commission and the Construction Industry Licensing Board as well as other legislative bodies that regulate the swimming pool industry in Florida such as the Department of Health.

About Erik F. Szabo

Erik F. Szabo is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group. Erik is Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law. A Martindale-Hubbell AV ® Preeminent™ rated attorney, Erik has represented individuals and businesses throughout the Central Florida area in construction, real estate, commercial, business, and collections matters. His practice includes residential and commercial construction litigation; construction lien issues; payment and performance bond litigation; construction law issues; construction defect claims; delay claims; change order disputes; subcontractor law issues; contract negotiations; contract preparation, review and revision; contract disputes; commercial litigation; shareholder derivative actions; preparation of operating agreements, asset purchase agreements, non-solicitation agreements, restrictive covenants, employment agreements, and non-compete agreements; commercial real estate; and more.  Erik has represented owners, contractors, engineers, architects, design professionals, subcontractors, sub-subcontractors, and material and equipment suppliers throughout the state.

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