Happy 4th of July from Construction Law Musings

English: Downtown Miami on July 4, 2007

English: Downtown Miami on July 4, 2007 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here’s wishing all of the readers of Construction Law Musings a great 4th of July.  As we think about the freedoms that we have, I hope that you and your families are taking some time off, staying relatively cool and enjoying a wonderful Independence Day.

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I am a construction lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, a LEED AP, and have been nominated by my peers to Virginia's Legal Elite in Construction Law on multiple occasions. I provide advice and assistance with mechanic's liens, contract review and consulting, occupational safety issues (VOSH and OSHA), and risk management for construction professionals.

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