Thoughts on construction law from Christopher G. Hill, Virginia construction lawyer, LEED AP, mediator, and member of the Virginia Legal Elite in Construction Law

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Mediation v. Arbitration, Both Private Dispute Resolution but Very Different Sorts

A simple statistical mediation model.
A simple statistical mediation model. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I often get calls from clients, potential construction clients, and other construction and business professionals with questions about arbitration or mediation clauses in the contracts that they are reviewing or drafting. When I get these calls, it often becomes clear that, understandably, there is some confusion as to what each of these alternate dispute resolution processes entails. I thought I’d put together a quick primer on what each is and their differences. Continue Reading

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Happy Holidays from Construction Law Musings

Happily, the older two kids are home from college and Musings is enjoying some time off for Christmas. I wish you all Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC and Construction Law Musings To all of my friends, colleagues and most importantly, family, I hope you have a

Finishing Strong: Why Timely Project Close-Out Should Matter to Contractors

Originally posted 2014-01-31 09:00:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday post here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome back Matt Bouchard. Matt is a partner with Lewis & Roberts, PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina. For over ten years his practice has focused on representing the interests of contractors, sureties and owners

The Landscape of US Immigration Laws and How It Affects The Construction Industry

Originally posted 2011-07-15 09:00:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back a good friend and fellow construction attorney, Scott Wolfe Jr. Scott is a construction attorney who practices law through his firm Wolfe Law Group in California, Washington, Oregon and Louisiana. He is also the founder

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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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