Category Archives: Construction Law

Reminder: Always Order a Title Search for Your Mechanic’s Lien

Mechanic’s liens are close to my heart as a construction attorney.  These powerful tools for collection have been (and likely will be) discussed often here at Construction Law Musings.  In fact, they rated their own page here at this little construction blog. While the form for a mechanic’s lien that is found in the Virginia…

Fishing with Clients

We live in an internet, Web 2.0 (or are we on to Web 3.0?), LinkedIn, Twitter, online marketing age.  This is true for construction lawyers and their clients.  We are constantly bombarded with ways to increase our Google search position and SEO is still a big buzzword.  You would almost believe that an attorney or…

Reminder: A Little Pain Now Can Save a Lot of Pain Later

I know, you think you hear it enough from me here at Construction Law Musings.  I am seemingly constantly beating the drum of early advice from a construction attorney and the benefits of spending a bit of money now to avoid spending a lot of money later. I do this because real world examples of…

Is Arbitration Always the Answer?

After a long (for me) hiatus due to Spring Break with my wonderful family followed by a crazy last two weeks for both personal and business reasons, I’m back and ready to muse again. This week’s “musings” concern a topic that arises often in construction contracts and construction dispute resolution.  The topic?  Arbitration.  Why does…

Top Ten Incentives for Green Construction

Originally posted 2013-07-12 09:01:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Drake McDonald. According to Drake, his brief experience in construction introduced him to the profession’s many shortcomings. As an editor and writer he works to promote construction management education in the hopes of raising…