Category Archives: Business of Construction

Wow! An Interview Over at ClaimKit

Thanks to my pal Chris Cheatham (@chrischeatham) over at ClaimKit and his blog The Electronic Claim for a great opportunity.  Chris and I have been friends for a while and he decided to interview me over at his blog.  Here’s the opening paragraph of flattery: This is the third post in our construction law business…

Reminder: Just Being Incorporated Isn’t Enough

I have discussed why contractors need to incorporate previously here at Construction Law Musings.  Among the many reasons to incorporate are possible tax benefits and the protection of personal assets (like your house and your dog) from judgement and collection actions.  This latter reason is key in the construction world in which Murphy can look…

Did the 4th Circuit “Tarnish” Sustainable Construction in the CBF Case?

About a week ago, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s “parallam” lawsuit.  Since that unpublished ruling on procedural grounds, much discussion has ensued.  One particularly interesting headline, found at the well respected Greed Building Law Update, states Litigation Over First Ever LEED Platinum Building Tarnishes Green Building.  After…

Personal Thoughts on Construction Mediation

Originally posted 2009-11-30 09:00:10. As I left a mediation last week at 8:30 at night, I realized something that I knew all along.  Mediation works. Why does mediation work?  For several reasons that I can think of. The first, and likely most important is that lawyers are expensive.  In most construction cases, we charge by…

Cloud Computing for Small and Mid-sized Law Firms

Originally posted 2012-03-02 09:00:08. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome a long time friend, Kriss Wilson. Kriss is a co-founder and serves as President of both Superior Document Services and Compiled Services.  He has extensive experience, assisting clients in the management of their E-Discovery process through all facets of the EDRM…

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