Reminder: Your MLA Notice Must Have Your License Number

Originally posted 2014-11-17 09:00:34. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRemember a couple of years ago when the Virginia mechanic’s lien rules changed to require inclusion of a claimant’s contractor’s license number (where a license is required)? If not, then this is a reminder of that particular wrinkle in the strictly interpreted mechanic’s lien statute. This requirement…

Just How can a Virtual Assistant help A Construction Attorney Get More Clients?

Originally posted 2012-05-04 10:46:42. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis week, Musings welcomes Michelle Mangen to the Guest Post Friday fold. Michelle’s vast talents and expert skills in accounting, bookkeeping and Excel, far exceed the average virtual assistant’s scope of knowledge; thereby further enhancing not only her back-end office, but those of her clients. Extending administrative…

Legislative Changes that Impact Construction 2017

Well, the Virginia General Assembly has finished its yearly run through the legislative process and this year there are a few highlights for those of us in the construction industry. It is always interesting to see what issues are the big ones that get a lot of attention. This year the changes impacted public procurement,…

The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute Stage 2- Increase the Heat

Originally posted 2015-01-19 09:00:35. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLast week we discussed the groundwork and circumstances of a construction claim. This week’s post will discuss the next steps, hopefully short of full blown arbitration or litigation that you, as a construction company, can pursue presuming your claim has been properly preserved. If your contract requires…

Knowledge Management for Leases: The Option to Expand

Originally posted 2014-04-14 09:00:47. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Jason Mark Anderman. Jason is President of WhichDraft, designed to help small businesses, freelancers, and entrepreneurs easily and affordably create the kinds of legal documents they use in their businesses every day via a…

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I am a construction lawyer in Richmond, Virginia, a LEED AP, and have been nominated by my peers to Virginia's Legal Elite in Construction Law on multiple occasions. I provide advice and assistance with mechanic's liens, contract review and consulting, occupational safety issues (VOSH and OSHA), and risk management for construction professionals.

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