Category Archives: Construction

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…

Reminder: Don’t Let Holiday Cheer Blow Your Deadlines

Originally posted 2012-12-03 09:00:01. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs we enter the month of December, thoughts of the holidays start to enter our heads.  Holiday music, shopping, smiles and a warm fire tend to take one’s thoughts away from business and toward family.  What could go wrong during this chilly, somewhat hectic, but joyful time…

Stop Losing Proposal Competitions

Originally posted 2013-10-08 09:41:49. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Matt Handal.  Matt (@matthandal) provides proposal writing strategies that actually work at www.howtowritetheproposal.com. He is the author of Proposal Development Secrets, contributing editor of SMPS Marketer, and co-author of the Marketing Handbook for the Design…

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…