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

Category Archives: ADR

Continuing the ADR Discussion at ALPS 411

Originally posted 2013-09-26 10:30:37. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis is alternative dispute resolution (ADR) week here at Construction Law Musings. Monday’s post was a primer on two popular ADR methods and now, I’ve got another post at the great ALPS411 Blog. The post explores whether you, as a construction pro, would want a mandatory arbitration

Why You May Not Want a Mandatory Mediation Clause in Your Construction Contract

I know, you are likely surprised by the title of this post. You’ve read Construction Law Musings for a while now and know that as a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator, I have advocated mediation as a great way to resolve your construction disputes short of the expensive and time consuming litigation process. Knowing all of

Why You Need a Contract Mediation Clause

Originally posted 2014-05-09 09:00:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Seth J. Smiley. Seth is the managing member of Wolfe Law Group, LLC, a boutique law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Seth handles all aspects of construction cases from initial contracting to payment once work

Talking Mediation at AEC Forensics

Thank you to my friend and relatively frequent guest poster here at Construction Law Musings, Brian Hill (@aecforensics) for letting me invade his great blog on risk management and best construction practices, AECforensics.com, and talk about one of my favorite topics, mediation. As I have said on many an occasion, mediation is often the most

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Don’t Forget to Mediate the Small Stuff

It’s been a while since I talked mediation here at Construction Law Musings. Those that read regularly (thanks) have likely missed my musings on the topic. Those who read this construction blog regularly also know that I am both a Virginia Supreme Court certified general district court mediator and a huge advocate of mediation as