Category Archives: Business of Construction

One More Blog Contest Nomination Request

The second annual Expert Institute Blog Contest is underway.  The contest requests nominations in several categories, including Niche Practice.  The contest is a good one, and has some great blogs as last years winners. I truly appreciate your continued readership of Construction Law Musings.  If you enjoy the content from me and the guest posts,…

Thoughts on Standard of Care?

Originally posted 2012-08-06 09:00:48. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI had a great chat Friday with Shari Shapiro of the Green Building Law blog. The topic of discussion was whether the general standard of care in construction that includes knowing and building to the building code encompasses meeting LEED benchmarks found in some but far from…

Musings on What I Do at The HTRC

Thanks again to Sean Lintow (@the_htrc) for another chance to post at his great blog.  This time I’m “musing” on what I do as a construction attorney and how I can help construction professionals. Here’s a bit of the post: Despite my advice to talk to me early rather than late, my first contact with…

You’ve Been Called to Testify! Now What?

Originally posted 2011-04-18 09:00:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSo, you got a subpoena to testify at trial or deposition. Unlike attorneys, particularly litigators, most people are uncomfortable when they testify. I hope that this PowerPoint presentation that accompanied a talk that Chris Chapman of Froehling & Robertson, Inc. and I presented at the 13th Annual…

Wow! Almost a Year as a Solo Construction Lawyer! (Lessons Learned)

Originally posted 2014-09-23 10:59:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI find it almost hard to believe, but I’ve been the only member of The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC for almost a year now.  On July 1, 2011 it will be official, I will have been solo for a full year. The ride thus…