Category Archives: Business of Construction

Wow! Five Years Since “Going Solo” With My Construction Practice

It’s hard to believe, but my solo construction practice turns five today.  On July 1, 2010, I struck out on my own and it has been a great ride ever since. Since I opened my practice 5 years ago, I have been named to the Virginia Legal Elite each year of my practice, been asked…

Dealing with Hazardous Substances on the Construction Site

Originally posted 2010-10-08 09:00:14. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Vickie Lane.  Vickie is the primary point of contact for Business Development with HAZMAT Plans & Programs, a consulting and training firm that also works under the name of HP&P Safety.  Vickie’s functions with…

Reminder: Your Accounting and Other Records Matter

Recently, I’ve posted on mechanic’s lien changes, mediation and other more “legal” topics here at Construction Law Musings.  Today’s post is a practical one and one that will help your friendly neighborhood construction attorney greatly should a dispute arise. The tip for this week?  Keep clean accounting and other records by construction job and in…

More Musings From the Mediation Trenches

As those that read this construction blog on a regular basis know, I became a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator a few years ago.  I did so because I believe that mediation as a form of alternate dispute resolution is in most cases a much better alternative to resolve a construction dispute than litigation. While…

A Great Contractor Filled Weekend

Originally posted 2014-01-27 11:47:19. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOver this past weekend, I attended the annual convention of the Associated General Contractors of Virginia.  As always, a good time was had by all.  Between the skeet and five stand shooting, the oyster tasting and other great events, the convention had plenty of laughter and opportunity…

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