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ARTICLES BY PETER MERRILL

Peter G. Merrill, CDRS President and CEO, regularly receives requests from various major construction trade magazines and from various trade associations and organizations to write articles for their newsletter or magazine. This section of the CDRS website contains some of the most recent articles that have been written by Mr. Merrill and published in various magazines or newsletters. Mr. Merrill custom writes his articles for each publication keeping in mind the readership of the publication or the expertise or background of the members of the trade association or organization.

Please contact Mr. Merrill if you would like an article specially written for your organization or publication. Keep in mind that Mr. Merrill also is a recognized national speaker for various construction associations or organizations and is available to deliver standard presentations or the keynote address for construction-related conferences and meetings. 

Please click on a titles below to read the article (in Adobe PDF format)

BUILDERnews
May 2009

 

 

 What Builders Need To Know
 About The Bailout (PDF)

 

 

 

 

Profiles Magazine
 Spring 2009

 

 

Green Contract Provisions (PDF)

 

 

 

 

BUILDERnews
March 2009

 

 

 How Builders Can Avoid Bankruptcy
 In A Down Market (PDF)

 

 

 

 

Profiles Magazine
 Winter 2009

 

 

Avoid Costly Lawsuits (PDF)

 

 

 

 

BUILDERnews
November 2008

 

 

 

Green Contract Language  (PDF)

 

 

 

CONSTRUCTION EXECUTIVE
October 2008

 

 

 

New ADR System  (PDF)

 

 

 

BUILDERnews
August 2008

 

 

Write a Better Contract  (PDF)

 

 

 

 

BUILDERnews
June 2008

 

 

Green Building Disputes Arise (PDF)

 

 

 

 

BUILDERnews
April 2008

 

 
Why Contractors Are
Choosing Arbitration
Over Litigation 
(PDF)
 

 

 

 

Construct!
Construction Litigation Committee
April 2008

 

 
New ADR Processes Revolutionize
Project Dispute  (PDF)

 

 

 

 

BUILDERnews
February 2008

 

 

The Perfect Retirement Career (PDF)
Using Your Construction Knowledge to Help the Industry

 

 

 

 

Construction Claims Monthly
 December 2007

 

 

 Avoid Litigation with Creative Tools
 for Dispute Resolution - and Prevention (PDF)
 

 

 

 

 

Contract Management
Fall 2007

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Handling Construction Disputes (PDF)
Litigation vs. Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

 

 

The New Mexico Builder
Fall 2007
 
 
 
 
Why construction Mediators and  (PDF)  
Arbitrators need to Specialize

 

 

 

 

The Clause
Summer 07

 

 

Plain talk about Large Construction (PDF)
Project Disputes

 

 

 

 

Contract Management
Spring 2007

 

 

Construction Dispute Review Board (PDF)
+ Settlement Panels

 

 

 

 

Profiles Magazine
 Winter 2005

 

 

 

Agree to Disagree (PDF)

 

 

 

 

Profiles Magazine
 Fall 2004

 

 

 Insurance Crisis Affects Industry  (PDF)

 

 

 

 

 

Profiles Magazine
Spring 2004

 

 

 

 Issues That Impact Our Industry (PDF) 

 

 

 

 

Profiles Magazine
Summer 2003

 

 

NKBA Examines How Codes and Standards
Affect the Kitchen and Bath Industry (PDF)

 Do these two issues affect you on your job  (PDF)

 

 

 

August 2006
How DRBs and CSPs Save You Time, Money and Headaches (PDF)
 
 
 
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