Join Me at the Virginia Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar 2016

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I have given post mortem glowing reviews of past Construction and Public Contracts Law seminars in the past here at Construction Law Musings (and for full disclosure an one of the co-chairs of the seminar planning committee this year).  If you, like me, are a construction lawyer in Virginia, I highly encourage you to attend this year’s 37th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law seminar in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Why You Should Consider “In House Counsel”

We construction lawyers have occasionally taken it on the chin as one of the obstacles in the construction process.  However, I have often argued what I believe to be true, that early consultation with a construction lawyer, before problems occur, is a great way for a construction company to avoid issues and to, yes, save…

Contractors – Make Someone Else Pay Your Attorneys’ Fees

Originally posted 2011-11-18 14:56:45. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Bryan G. Scott.  Bryan is an attorney at Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLC.  His primary areas of practice are commercial and business litigation, construction law and litigation, insurance coverage and bad faith, and products liability…

Another Way a Mechanic’s Lien Protects You

Here at Construction Law Musings, we have discussed mechanic’s lien law in Virginia on multiple occasions.  We have discussed everything from the very picky nature of the perfection and enforcement of these liens to the changes that the Virginia General Assembly periodically makes to these requirements and how to defend against such liens.

How Web 2.0 Helps My Construction Practice

Originally posted 2011-01-17 17:07:59. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhen I started this blog back in December of 2008, I did so on a whim. I had heard that a blog was a good way to get ideas out there and that I could get some benefit, so I dove right in and charged ahead. Before…

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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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