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

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Construction Change Order Provisions- Sword and Shield?

Originally posted 2013-09-30 14:03:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Image via Wikipedia A recent case brought to my attention by Melissa Brumback (@melissabrumback) of the Construction Law in North Carolina Blog reminded me of the necessity to both include change order provisions in your construction contracts and to follow them. In the case of Artistic

A Great Time at the 38th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the 38th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar at the Boar’s Head in in Charlottesville, Virginia. It seems like not that long ago I was going to my first of these in 2008! This year, like last, I had a great time planning the seminar

Continuing the ADR Discussion at ALPS 411

Originally posted 2013-09-26 10:30:37. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis is alternative dispute resolution (ADR) week here at Construction Law Musings. Monday’s post was a primer on two popular ADR methods and now, I’ve got another post at the great ALPS411 Blog. The post explores whether you, as a construction pro, would want a mandatory arbitration

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

Originally posted 2016-04-26 11:29:50. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI 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.

Why You May Not Want a Mandatory Mediation Clause in Your Construction Contract

I know, you are likely surprised by the title of this post. You’ve read Construction Law Musings for a while now and know that as a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator, I have advocated mediation as a great way to resolve your construction disputes short of the expensive and time consuming litigation process. Knowing all of