KCUC Monthly Meetings


November 2017 KCUC Meeting


Steve Smith, attorney with Goldberg Simpson LLC, will discuss “Resolving Construction Disputes”, an overview of various ways Owners and Contractors can resolve work disagreements, including new methods such as guided choice mediation.

Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Location: Crowne Plaza - Coronet B Room

7:15 AM Sign in and Networking
8:00 AM Breakfast begins 
8:30 AM KCUC organizational items, followed by Guest Speaker
9:30 AM Adjourn


Reservations For This Meeting

Please make a reservation by clicking here and filling out the online registration form if planning to attend this event.

We request reservations be made no later than Monday November 13, 2017 to ensure an accurate count for breakfast.

About Our Guest Speaker

Photo Stephen Smith


Stephen E. Smith is a partner with the Louisville law firm of Goldberg Simpson LLC. His primary areas of practice are construction, public contracting and litigation and he frequently acts as Arbitrator and is an experienced Mediator.

Before joining the firm in 1989, Steve served the public sector with the United States Army Corps of Engineers for 15 years. In 1983, Steve became District Counsel, and as senior legal advisor, concentrated heavily in construction claims and disputes.

Steve earned both his Bachelor of Arts and his law degree from the University of Louisville. He is a frequent lecturer and instructor in all areas of construction project management, federal acquisition and construction claims administration.

Steve is a member of the Federal, Kentucky, and Louisville Bar Associations, the ABA Forum on The Construction Industry, and a founding member of the Kentucky Bar Association Construction Practice Section. Among his many honors and awards, Steve has been named as a Super Lawyer and as a top lawyer in construction law by the Louisville Bar Association.


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