Category Archives: Business of Construction

Communicate Right: Communicate and Write

Originally posted 2014-08-01 09:00:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, we welcome back Melissa Dewey Brumback.  Melissa is a North Carolina construction lawyer and a partner at Ragsdale Liggett in Raleigh. She mostly represents architects and engineers in construction-related lawsuits. She also guides owners, developers, general contractors, and designers in drafting…

Where Construction Law Musings Asks for Your Vote

Each year, Mark Buckshon of the Construction Marketing Ideas blog (one that contains a great amount of wonderful information, by the way), hosts a Best Construction Blog contest. This little corner of the blawgosphere has been nominated for the 2015 competition. Mark has kindly said a few words about Construction Law Musings to give you…

Flying Solo: How it Helps My Construction Clients

Originally posted 2013-02-18 11:17:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterTwo and a half years ago, on July 1, 2010, I opened my solo practice.  At the time, I really had no insight into how big this change would be from a positive, customer service, perspective. When I made the decision to go solo with my construction…

Anatomy of a Construction Dispute- An Alternative

Over the past three weeks, I’ve discussed three “stages” of a construction dispute from the claim, to how to increase the pressure for payment, to the litigation.  While these three steps are all too often necessary tools in your construction collection arsenal, they are expensive and time consuming.  No well run construction business can or…

Musings on “Hanging a Shingle”

Well, I’m back from speaking on “Setting Up Your Office” at the Virginia CLE “Hanging a Shingle” Seminar.  As always, I appreciate all of the folks that came out to hear me and my fellow speakers talk on all aspects of starting a law firm, from the considerations prior to “going solo” to the tech…

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