Construction Law Musings Hits the Beach

Musings is On VacationConstruction Law Musings will be taking a break this week. Don’t worry, I’ll be back refreshed and ready to go after a nice relaxing beachfront vacation.  In the meantime, please check out the Guest Post Fridays, and explore the various pages of this blog.

To all of you that read and subscribe to this corner of the internet, thanks for your continued readership.  I look forward to hearing from you on my return.

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Contractor Side Deals Can Waive Rights

Originally posted 2010-03-22 09:00:00. Here at Construction Law Musings, we are quite fond of the Federal Miller Act and it’s Virginia counterpart, the “Little” Miller Act.  Both of these statutes allow a subcontractor or supplier on a government construction project the security to perform their work with the knowledge that a bonding company will back…

Some Construction Contract Basics- Necessities and Pitfalls

Recently, I’ve been on an “advising” kick here at Construction Law Musings.  My last two posts have been about communication and trusting your gut when it comes to a smooth construction project.  This post will be the third in the trilogy (and who knows maybe I’ll have a 4th and 5th like the Hitchhiker’s Guide…

Trust Your Gut When Deciding Whether to Sign a Construction Contract

Last week’s Construction Law Musings were about the need to communicate before, during and after a construction project.  This week, I continue my thoughts on some business practices that make my life as a construction attorney and adviser (not to mention your lives as construction professionals) easier and less stressful.  This week’s musing is a…

Small Business Marketing for Contractors

Originally posted 2009-11-27 09:00:07. For this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings is  proud to welcome Jim Roman of the Business Owner’s Institute.  Jim is a friend and has been very helpful in growing my business, both as the owner of the Richmond BNI franchise and through his energy and enthusiasm.  He can be contacted at…

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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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