Category Archives: Construction

Thanks for the Decade of Confidence

Once again, I am in the wonderful position of thanking all of you in the Virginia legal community that continue to elect me to the Virginia Business Legal Elite.  This year makes a round ten years in a row of election to the Legal Elite in the Construction Category.  This decade long run has included…

Contractors in Virginia Need To Be Ready for July 1, 2011

Originally posted 2011-05-02 09:00:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The Virginia General Assembly has passed a couple of bills, effective July 1, 2011, that will affect contractors’ and other construction professionals’ rights to payment and where they can and should bring their construction related claims. The first set of changes are to Virginia’s “Little Miller…

Happy Thanksgiving from Construction Law Musings

It is that time of year again when I find it appropriate to reflect on the great things in my life.  As I sit here with family on this Thanksgiving Day 2016,  I have much to be thankful for.  I have a thriving construction law practice, great clients, wonderful friends and of course the best,…

Conflict? Construction Mediators Thrive On It

Originally posted 2013-10-16 16:11:03. Republished by Blog Post PromoterYesterday I attended a great CLE/CME (Continuing Mediator Education) seminar entitled “Brave New World for Mediation: Skills for Forging the Future.”  Aside from the skills learned from the mediators at the seminar, one thing stuck with me from the keynote speech. In the course of his discussion…

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…