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Mr. Castro is often asked to address audiences on various construction disciplines including Seismic Safety and Construction Defect Law.  Here are just some of the instances Mr. Castro was asked to speak.

1994, California Seismic Safety Commission:
Mr. Castro addressed the commission with his findings and recommendations
on the aftermath of the Northridge earthquake.

1994, Los Angeles County Bar
"Aftershocks" Seminar

1995, West Coast Casualty Seminar:
”The Northridge Meadows Collapse: An Overview”.

1996, Los Angeles County Bar Association:
Mr. Castro presented a seminar on California C.C. § 1375 - “Working with
Calderon - Options.”

1997, California Seismic Safety Commission:
Mr. Castro delivered the “Keynote” speech on minimizing future earthquake damage
(California Seismic Safety Commission’s annual convention in San Diego).

1997, Association of Engineering Geologists:
”Avoiding Lawsuits on Standard of Care and Code Compliance.”

1997, The Learning Channel:
Television segment featuring Joel Castro, “Without Warning: The Northridge
Meadows Collapse”

1998, American Trial Lawyers Association:
Mr. Castro presented a steel frame litigation seminar and published a syllabus for the American Trial Lawyers Association in Washington, D.C.

1998, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

1999, AIG Seminar:
Mr. Castro presented seminars in Los Angeles and San Francisco on construction claims and litigating insurance coverage.

1999, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2000, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2001, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2002, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2003, California Association of Realtors:
”Dealing with Senate Bill 800, Disclosures and Litigation”

2003, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2004, Forensic Expert Association:
”Construction Litigation: Co-ordinating Experts.”

2004, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2005, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2006, Zurich in San Antonio, Texas

"Builder's Myths Mistakes"

2007, Continuing Education of the Bar:

”When Courts Collide: Aas Physical Manifestation vs. Case Management Orders”

2007, American Association of Justice in Chicago, Illinois:
”Soft Story Buildings - Tuck Under Parking”

2008, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2009, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2010, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”

2011, Continuing Education of the Bar:
”Construction Defects Litigation: Hot Topics”
 
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