Category Archives: Construction Law

A Construction Stitch in Time

Originally posted 2015-10-27 11:22:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIt’s a cliche for a reason that “A Stitch in Time Saves Nine.”  Why?  Because it is almost always cheaper and more efficient in the long run to get something right the first time than to fix it later.  This old adage is true in life, and…

Just Because You Record a Mechanic’s Lien Doesn’t Mean You Get Notice of Foreclosure

As longtime (or new readers for that matter) know, mechanic’s liens are near and dear to my heart here at Construction Law Musings.  These powerful tools to collect for your hard work on a construction project are great when prepared and recorded in the very specific fashion required by the Virginia legislature and courts.  In…

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…

What Do Construction Lawyers Do?

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back, Gregory L. Shelton.  Greg is a shareholder with Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A., in Charlotte and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. His principal areas of practice are construction law and complex business litigation. He is…