Business of Design Lecture Series: Leveraging the New Lien Rights as an Interior Designer


Leveraging the New Lien Rights as an Interior Designer

**This event is intended for Architect and Design Firms only. If you are a manufacturer or industry partner, we'd love to connect with you in another capacity. Please reach out for more details.**

Learn About the Recent Change in Illinois Law that Affects Interior Designers

The Illinois Mechanics Lien Act was amended to allow interior designers to assert mechanics lien rights against projects to collect unpaid fees. Do you know what that means, and how this law can benefit your business? Construction lawyer Ryan Hiss will give us a primer on mechanics lien. He will identify what they are, how they should be used, and how they can be effective tools in getting paid for your hard work. In this presentation, the timing of a when a lien claim must be asserted will be discussed, as well as details on what you need to do to assert a lien claim and how you go about doing so. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how you can take advantage of your newly provided mechanics lien rights to collect your fees. Even if you don’t have an issue with getting paid, it’s important to stay on top of changes in Illinois laws that affect your business.

In this session you will learn:

o What is a Mechanics Lien?
o How Do Mechanics Liens Work?
o Who can file?
o How do designers file and who is eligible 
o Benefits of filing a Lien
o Negatives of filing a Lien

Earn .1 CEU credit

In partnership with ASID Illinois

Date and Time

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM


The Merchandise Mart
Conference Center, suite 6-180
Chicago, IL
United States