Thoughts on construction law from Christopher G. Hill, Virginia construction lawyer, LEED AP, mediator, and member of the Virginia Legal Elite in Construction Law

Category Archives: Contracts

Why You Need a Contract Mediation Clause

Originally posted 2014-05-09 09:00:06. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Seth J. Smiley. Seth is the managing member of Wolfe Law Group, LLC, a boutique law firm located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Seth handles all aspects of construction cases from initial contracting to payment once work

Be Careful When Walking Off of a Construction Project

Originally posted 2014-02-19 10:58:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI am truly grateful that my buddy Craig Martin (@craigmartin_jd) continues his great posts over at The Construction Contractor Advisor blog. He is always a good cure for writer’s block and once again this week he gave me some inspiration. In his most recent post, Craig discusses

Reminder: Your Accounting and Other Records Matter

Originally posted 2015-06-30 10:39:36. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRecently, 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

Resolve to Say “No” This Year

Originally posted 2016-01-11 09:19:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWe hear all of the time how to “get to ‘yes’” and how doing so can lead to more business and of course more business leads to more profits. Purely logical, right? Without construction owners with work for general contractors to perform and general contractors hiring subcontractors

Sometimes Adjustments are in Fact Equitable- A Story of Differing Site Conditions

Originally posted 2011-09-12 09:00:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Remember the one about differing site conditions? (just kidding, that was never a joke). However, any site contractor knows that these differing conditions can be the bane of its existence. Recently, the Danville, Virginia Division of the Federal District Court for the Western District of Virginia