Category Archives: Contracts

A Quick Checklist for Subcontractors

After the last two weeks’ analyses of a couple of big construction decisions that came out recently, I thought I’d keep this week’s post practical and short for those that are not construction lawyers. So without further ado, here is a short checklist of the top things (aside from calling their local experienced construction attorney)…

Have the Feds Taken Over Arbitration?

Originally posted 2009-05-18 09:00:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterImage via Wikipedia All of us in construction have run into mandatory arbitration clauses in our contracts. These clauses are more or less desirable based upon the size of project and other factors that will provide a topic for another post here at Musings or in my…

8 Years of Fun at Construction Law Musings

Well, who would have thought that when I posted two short lines back in 2008, Construction Law Musings would still be going strong eight years later. Through these 8 years at this little construction law blog, I have had periods of more and less consistent posting (often coinciding with the more and less frantic pace…

I’m Always Learning from Teaching about Construction

Back on November 8 and 9, 2016, aside from hearing about some sort of election, I joined a good friend of mine, Chuck McCarthy, from W. M. Jordan Company to teach part of the AGC Project Manager Development Program. Being an attorney, I was of course teaching the module on Contract Management. Chuck and I…

A Wrap on Another Great Construction and Public Contracts Law Weekend

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 37th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law seminar and conference in Charlottesville, Virginia. This year’s theme was construction contracts and as always the speakers and the company knocked it out of the park. This year was particularly satisfying because I was one of the co-chairs of…