Category Archives: Business of Construction

Construction Lawyers Should Be Problem Solvers

No one wants to call a construction attorney. Those of us that practice construction law and advise contractors, subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry know this. We are associated with problems. We are seen as necessary evils when folks in construction feel the need to call us. I get it and frankly don’t have…

A Balanced Recipe

Originally posted 2012-01-27 09:00:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings we welcome back Nick Pacella. Nick is an architect licensed in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. His practice has spanned several economic swings and he has been able to reposition the eggs in his basket…

Where Insurance and Contracts Collide in Construction

As has been said a “few” times here at Construction Law Musings, the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia strictly interpret the actual terms of a construction contract. A recent case in the Circuit Court for the City of Richmond provides yet another example of this fact. In Fixture Specialists Inc. v. MGT Construction Mgmt….

Reminder: Your MLA Notice Must Have Your License Number

Originally posted 2014-11-17 09:00:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRemember a couple of years ago when the Virginia mechanic’s lien rules changed to require inclusion of a claimant’s contractor’s license number (where a license is required)? If not, then this is a reminder of that particular wrinkle in the strictly interpreted mechanic’s lien statute. This requirement…

Just How can a Virtual Assistant help A Construction Attorney Get More Clients?

Originally posted 2012-05-04 10:46:42. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis week, Musings welcomes Michelle Mangen to the Guest Post Friday fold. Michelle’s vast talents and expert skills in accounting, bookkeeping and Excel, far exceed the average virtual assistant’s scope of knowledge; thereby further enhancing not only her back-end office, but those of her clients. Extending administrative…