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FAR Week - La Jolla
May 8-12, 2017 | Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine


The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) directly affects over $1 trillion in federal and state acquisitions each year. This critically important regulation is complex and continually changing. 
Join us in Sterling (Dulles), Virginia, for a week of intense FAR training. 

The three courses offered during this FAR Week are 
designed to give you a solid, practical understanding of the Federal Acquisition Regulation, so that you can comply with the complex requirements and avoid pitfalls by anticipating and resolving potential problems. All courses will be taught by Steven N. Tomanelli, the foremost instructor in the field. 

Upon successful completion of all three courses, you will presented with an FPS FAR Certificate demonstrating your outstanding skill and competency and will serve as a valuable credential. Benefits of earning an FPS FAR Certificate are:

  • Gives you an advantage in the job market.
  • Gives you the tools to draw upon when needed. Deep knowledge and understanding of the FAR can provide a significant business advantage to those who understand how a particular FAR clause is likely to be interpreted in litigation.
  • Establishes you as a continuous learner.
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Steven N. Tomanelli, J.D., LL.M.
Mr. Steven N. Tomanelli is the owner of  Steven N. Tomanelli & Associates and is an attorney specializing in federal procurement law in the Washington DC area. Mr. Tomanelli provides legal services, training and consulting services in all aspects of federal procurement law and federal appropriations law, including:
- Intellectual Property
- Contract Compliance
- Subcontracting
- Teaming Agreements
- Bid Protests
- Performance-based Contracting
- Source Selection Support
- Commercial Item Contracting
- Terminations
- COTR Training

Mr. Tomanelli is a retired Air Force Judge Advocate and has held numerous high-level procurement law positions, including Chief of Acquisition and Fiscal Law for the Air Force’s Air Mobility Command and Senior DoD Counsel for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).  He has provided consulting services and legal advice in support of highly classified major system acquisitions and has a current TS/SCI security clearance.  Mr. Tomanelli was a Professor of Contract and Fiscal Law at the Army Judge Advocate General's School in Charlottesville, Virginia, for three years where he provided instruction in a wide variety of procurement and fiscal law topics. In 2001, he was selected as “The Outstanding Career Judge Advocate of the Air Force.”

Mr. Tomanelli has authored over forty course books and written numerous articles for national publications on federal procurement and fiscal law.  Mr. Tomanelli has authored a comprehensive textbook titled, A Practical Guide to Federal Appropriations Law (MCI, 2003); is the Lead Editor of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the Annotated FAR for Thomson-West Publishing Company; and serves on the Advisory Board of the Government Contractor (West Publishing). 
 
Mr. Tomanelli received his B.A. and J.D. at Hofstra University and his Master of Laws (LL.M) in Federal Procurement Law at George Washington University. While earning his Master of Laws degree in Procurement, Mr. Tomanelli worked as an Intern at the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeal.
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