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Receive a refresher and get the latest updates on the Mechanics’ Lien Law.


The 2007 amendments Pennsylvania’s Mechanics’ Lien Law made dramatic alterations to that law, changing, and in some cases, reversing, the balance of power among owners and claimants. But those amendments were only the beginning. If the 2007 amendments were a revolution, the ten years that followed brought an almost constant evolution of the law. In addition to the four sets of amendments the General Assembly made over that period, faced with a steady stream of mechanics’ lien cases, the courts have contributed significantly to what is a very different looking Mechanics’ Lien Law landscape.


This course provides a framework for attorneys new to mechanics’ liens in Pennsylvania as well as an up-to-the-minute update on recent case law and legislation that will be valuable to even the most experienced practitioners.

  • Find out about the latest developments in the Pennsylvania Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act
  • Hear the differencing perspectives on the Mechanics’ Lien Law from counsel for claimants, owners and lenders.
  • Learn about some of the ethical considerations that apply in working with mechanics’ liens


Discuss and learn the answers to the following questions:

  • How have the courts been applying the Supreme Court’s 2014 Bricklayers decision, and how should counsel proceed in the face of what sometime appear to be inconsistent approaches by the lower courts?
  • What have we learned in the first months of operation of the State Construction Notices Directory and what legal issues are likely to arise as we move forward?
  • How do you preserve and perfect or defend against a lien claim?
  • When may lien rights still be waived?
  • What are the practical considerations when the Mechanics’ Lien Law and bankruptcy intersect?



Course Planners: Stanley B. Edelstein, Esq.


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If you are ordering course materials separately, please allow two weeks after the program for shipment, and include $8.00 shipping and handling & 6% Pa. sales tax on all orders. Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for availability of podcasts and on-demand video.



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Date Presented:
June 19, 2017 9:00 AM Eastern
4 hours, 15 minutes
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Mechanics' Liens in Pennsylvania: What You Need to Know in 2017 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast)
Speaker Information
Mason Avrigian, Jr., Esq.   [ view bio ]
Stanley B. Edelstein, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Edward B. Gentilcore, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Robert A. Korn, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Beverly Weiss Manne, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Chad I. Michaelson, Esq.   [ view bio ]
Mechanics' Liens in Pennsylvania: What You Need to Know in 2017 (Mechanicsburg, Simulcasts, Live Webcast) - Part 2
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Pennsylvania CLE
Substantive Credits: 3.00
Ethics Credits: 1.00
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  • Attend In-Person
    • PBI Conference Center 5080 Ritter Road Mechanicsburg PA 17055
  • Simulcast
    • Berks County Bar Association 544 Court Street Reading PA 19603
    • Chester County Bar Association 15 W. Gay Street West Chester PA 19380
    • Economic Progress Alliance Conference Center William J Douglass Jr. Corp. Conf. Center 764 Bessemer Street Meadville PA 16335
    • King's College Sheehy-Farmer Campus Ctr. Lane's Lane Wilkes-Barre PA 18711
    • Lackawanna County Bar Assn. 233 Penn Avenue Scranton PA
    • Penn State Cooperative Ext. of Lawrence Co. Lawrence County Courthouse 430 Court Street New Castle PA 16101
    • Penn State University Fayette Campus Eberly Corporate Training Center Route 119 North Uniontown PA 15401
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