Category Archives: Construction Law

Wow! A Mechanic’s Lien Bill That Helps Subcontractors and Suppliers

You know how I’ve stated on many occasions that the contract is king here in Virginia?  You know how that included contractual provisions waiving mechanic’s lien rights for subcontractors and suppliers?  You know how I thought that the General Assembly would not do anything to make mechanic’s liens in Virginia easier to prosecute? Well, it…

Lien Waivers Should Be Fair — And Efficient

This week for our Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome back my good friend Scott Wolfe. Scott, a thought leader in the construction industry, combines his construction background, tech experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and legal education to bring a unique perspective to the industry’s construction payment problem. Scott is the founder of…

Communicate Right: Communicate and Write

Originally posted 2014-08-01 09:00:16. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, we welcome back Melissa Dewey Brumback.  Melissa is a North Carolina construction lawyer and a partner at Ragsdale Liggett in Raleigh. She mostly represents architects and engineers in construction-related lawsuits. She also guides owners, developers, general contractors, and designers in drafting…

Where Construction Law Musings Asks for Your Vote

Each year, Mark Buckshon of the Construction Marketing Ideas blog (one that contains a great amount of wonderful information, by the way), hosts a Best Construction Blog contest. This little corner of the blawgosphere has been nominated for the 2015 competition. Mark has kindly said a few words about Construction Law Musings to give you…

Flying Solo: How it Helps My Construction Clients

Originally posted 2013-02-18 11:17:31. Republished by Blog Post PromoterTwo and a half years ago, on July 1, 2010, I opened my solo practice.  At the time, I really had no insight into how big this change would be from a positive, customer service, perspective. When I made the decision to go solo with my construction…

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