Managing ADA Claims for Architects, Contractors, and Owners

  • May 10, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tustin Centre - Santa Ana

3-Hour CE | Course Number: 368251.

This presentation will be an overview of the ADA laws and the construction field, how to mitigated risk, an overview of the type of ADA suits, key case holdings interpreting the law, and the potential indemnification for such claims.


Ryan J. Kohler

Trial Attorney

Collins Collins Muir & Stewart


Ryan J. Kohler is a trial attorney in the firm’s South Pasadena office, with a practice focus on professional liability, employment matters, construction, and business litigation. In the construction field, he has helped clients on a wide range of issues including contract formation, risk management, unpaid fee resolution, and liability defense. He also helps a broad range of clients with employment and HR issues, including wage and hour claims, discrimination, retaliation, and the defense of employment lawsuits in courts and administrative state agencies. Mr. Kohler also helps clients respond to employment issues as they arise and assists employers in structuring effective and practical personnel policies, handbooks, and protocols to help minimize employment-related litigation.

In addition, Mr. Kohler is active on committees for the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC), and involved with the American Institute of Architects – Los Angeles Chapter (AIA-LA), and Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA). He is also a trustee of the Pasadena Bar Association.

Mr. Kohler received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Southern California Law School. His recent publications and seminars include The Limits of Reasonable Accommodation, Zen and the Art of Contractual Indemnity, and Inquiring Minds and the FMLA.


Tustin Centre

1551 N. Tustin Avenue, Suite 150

Santa Ana 92705


Cost to Attend:

Member: $0

Non-Member: $50

8:30 AM Registration

9 AM to 11 AM CE Presentation


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