Mechanics Liens: Construction Lenders’ Beware

Credit & Lending

Ignoring a mechanics lien could result in a loss of your lien priority. In this webinar, we will discuss how to minimize risk associated with mechanics liens on construction projects. There has been a noticeable increase in the number of mechanics liens being recorded on construction projects, which can result in a construction lenders’ nightmare if not addressed properly. 

Who Should Attend: Lending Professionals, Construction Loan Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Acquaint yourself with the increased risks construction lenders face in relation to mechanics liens; 
  • Learn ways to avoid issues with mechanics liens on construction projects; 
  • Develop procedures to protect your lien priority. 


Cathy K. Robinson
Wright, Finlay & Zak
Ms. Robinson has practiced in the fields of bank & finance, commercial, and real estate litigation since 2003, representing a diverse variety of financial institutions, private lenders, loan servicers, and business owners in both California and South Dakota State and Federal Courts (including the Bankruptcy Courts).  Her experience includes representing national, regional and small loan servicers, investors and originators in all aspects of mortgage banking and consumer finance litigation.  Additionally, Ms. Robinson has experience handling all types of real estate construction matters, including non-payment issues, general and sub-contractor disputes, mechanic’s liens, public works, and other contract or tort-based construction disputes.  Ms. Robinson has experience with trials in both California and South Dakota, as well as pretrial matters, depositions, arbitrations, and discovery disputes, and is well versed in negotiation and alternative dispute resolution.  She has appeared before the California Appellate Courts, the California Supreme Court and the South Dakota Supreme Court.  Ms. Robinson also has experience in relation to various aspects of her clients’ legal affairs, serving as general counsel for their business matters.

Ms. Robinson is a member of the California and South Dakota State Bars, and has been admitted to all courts in both states.  She is a member of the California Mortgage Bankers Association and the national Mortgage Bankers Association, and is a member of the Legal Issues Committee for the CMBA.

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Web Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $395 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $395 $0

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

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