November 14 – 15, 2024
National Construction Defect Conference
The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel

National Construction Defect Conference

November 14-15, 2024

The Roosevelt New Orleans Hotel

130 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70112

Join us for conference registration and a networking cocktail reception on the evening of November 13, 2024. The conference will begin on the morning of November 14, 2024 and end on November 15.

Conference Chairs:

  • Gary F. Baumann, Esq., Baumann, Gant & Keeley, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Kelly Behrens, CRIS, Senior Complex Claims Specialist, Vela Insurance Services, Omaha, NE
  • Michael Bryant, Vice President, Head of P&C, The RiverStone Group, Manchester, NH
  • Steve Lokus, Vice President, Construction Practice Group, Navigators, a brand of The Hartford, Los Angeles, CA

General Registration: $1225
Paralegal: $395

Perrin Conferences provides complimentary registration to in-house counsel and insurance claims professionals who assign work to outside counsel.

For more information regarding registration and for registering groups, contact Lynnsey Perrin at or Bethany Corio at

If you are interested in submitting a speaking proposal or sponsoring at this conference, please contact Lynnsey Perrin

Thank you to our sponsors and partners:

Alan Gray new Oct 2018
Arcina Risk Group
CCA group
Envista Forensics
Gay Jones
Goldberg Segalla 2023
Haag Global
Hart McLaughlin
Hawkins Parnell
Kahana Feld
MGM use 9 2018
OToole Scrivo
Policy Find
roux flag
SC Wright
Trustpoint One

Registration Fee: $1225
Paralegal Fee: $395

Perrin Conferences provides complimentary registration to in-house counsel and insurance claims professionals who assign work to outside counsel.

Group discounts are available, please inquire.

For more information regarding registration, contact Lynnsey Perrin or Bethany Corio.

CLE applications are being made to all states as requested by attendees. Please contact Kelsey Minerd with questions regarding approved states for CLE Credit. Perrin cannot guarantee accreditation in every state. Approval is determined by each jurisdiction's governing body.

This conference is pending approval in California, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Texas for CE Adjuster Credit. In order to receive CE credit, attendees must attend the full program. No partial CE credit will be provided.

Please contact Bethany Corio with questions.

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
130 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70112

Perrin Conferences has a room block for conference attendees and speakers at the discounted rate of $349. Please use the link below to make your reservation. We advise you to make your reservation as soon as possible before the room block sells outs.

Click here to book your room.



Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend the conference, please notify us prior to October 31, 2024 and we will refund your fee or provide a credit for one year. Cancellations received on November 1, 2024 and after will not be refunded. You may enroll a substitute at any time before the course starts.

Financial Aid Policy

Perrin Conferences is dedicated to providing high-quality continuing legal education to attorneys interested in course offerings. Program registrants who are unable to afford registration fees due to financial hardship may apply for a complete registration waiver or reduction in fee. Factors to be considered include employment status and annual income. Please send a written letter to Lynnsey Perrin at addressing your financial situation for consideration. All requests must be submitted 14 days prior to the start of the program and are kept confidential.


Presentations and other speaker materials will be made available for conference attendees. These materials are not yet available.