Category Archives: Business of Construction

Reminder: Your MLA Notice Must Have Your License Number

Remember 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 applies to all mechanic’s lien memoranda and, like…

Another Great Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar Weekend

As some of you readers know, I spoke at the 35th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar (schedule is linked here) this past weekend.  Aside from the great and flattering opportunity to join my friend Hanna Blake at the front of the room to speak on the topic of payment bond claims (yes the picture…

Boots on the Ground- A Great Way to Learn and Help Construction Clients

Originally posted 2012-11-12 09:00:02. This past week, I attended the Construction Law and Public Contracts seminar in Charlottesville, VA and also a breakfast meeting of the Richmond chapter of the Associated General Contractors of Virginia.  Reflecting on this past week, I realized that my membership and participation in both of these great organizations (I am…

Check Out the 35th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar

Beginning this Friday, I will be joining some great folks on the faculty of the 35th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar.    This year I am very honored to be joining Hanna Blake to discuss the topic of “How to Prosecute and Defend Payment Bond Claims.”  Aside from our presentation, the topics range from…

The Registered Agent Advantage

In the Commonwealth of Virginia, as in most states, all corporations, LLC’s or other corporate style entities are required to have a registered agent if they are to do business in the Commonwealth.  The reasons for the requirement are many, but the main ones are taxation, service of process and communication from the Virginia State…

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