Happy Labor Day from Construction Law Musings

US-FLag-Free-Foto.com_-300x2011Well, the summer is winding down and the kids are getting geared up for school for those of us who don’t have college age kids or live where school starts before Labor Day.

I wanted to take this opportunity  to thank you for your continued readership, comments and contributions and to wish you and your families a great Labor Day.  I hope you have a wonderful and relaxing last day of summer.

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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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