Engineering Ethics & the Law

Hear engineering stories to understand how the law has shaped the engineering profession with tips, hints, and pitfalls. You’ll learn the do's and don'ts of engineering practice, along with communication strategies and tips extracted from litigation, cross examination experts, being an expert and being cross-examined. This session outlines the essentials of communication to keep your engineering practice successful.

Chris Corbitt, PE, JD

Chris P. Corbitt holds the position of General Counsel of Corbitt Enterprises that includes ABC Block Co., CB Masonry, Inc., ABC Equipment and Corbitt Law Firm. He is a practicing attorney and professional engineer. He is a patent attorney / litigator and master plumber, commercial driver, certified mediator, and a land surveyor in training. He is licensed as an engineer in Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma and some other states. He has undergraduate degrees in microbiology, chemistry, and civil engineering. He received a Masters of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and his J.D. from University of Arkansas in Little Rock. . He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers and Chi Epsilon Honorary Engineering Society as well as the American Bar and Arkansas Bar Association.

Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Start Time: 
11:00 am
End Time: 
11:55 am
Number of PDHs: 
1.00
Credit Type: 
NYPDH
Room Number: 
Colonial Ballroom
Track: 
Leadership & Risk Management