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Owner-Architect Contracts for Smaller Projects

The presenters and the attendees will discuss whether/why it is important to use written agreements between client and architect for residential and smaller commercial projects. We will discuss subjects that should always be covered in written agreements. We will also discuss letter-format agreements vs. manuscript agreements vs. AIA form agreements.

Registration Close Date: Monday, December 10, 2017, by noon.
If you are not pre-registered for the course by the deadline, members must self-report credits for the course. Day-of registration will not be processed. 


Doug Green | Attorney | Green & Yalowitz

Doug Green is an attorney at Green & Yalowitz. His practice is limited to promoting and defending the interests of architects, engineers, land surveyors and construction managers.

Amber Hardwick | Attorney | Green & Yalowitz

Amber Hardwick is an attorney at Green & Yalowitz. She is a business and construction lawyer. She has negotiated many millions of dollars in design, construction and real estate contracts on behalf of design professionals and homeowners.

* all sessions/speakers subject to change


  • Understand the importance of entering written agreements with clients.
  • Appreciate advantages and disadvantages of standard form agreements as distinct from less formal forms.
  • Identify key terms to be included in written agreements with clients.
  • Recognize and avoid unfavorable terms in written agreements with clients.

Program or Registration and Credit Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Volunteer Hospitality Lead Missy Garvin
Sponsorship Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Managing Director Kimber Leblicq


December 12, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Price
Class Credit
1 LU , HSW


AIA Seattle
(206) 448-4938


WA United States
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