CALGreen. It’s finally here. Now what?

Originally posted 2011-11-18 14:56:46. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes Imad Naffa. Imad is the Founder and President of NAFFA International, a private Building Code Services firm in Fresno, CA. He is also the Developer and Administrator of the Building Code Discussions Group (BCDG), one of the largest building…

Want to Stay Up on Your Mechanic’s Lien Deadlines? Write a Letter or Two

90 days. 150 days. 6 months. 30 days. Do these numbers sound familiar? If you read Construction Law Musings regularly, they should be. These are various deadlines relating to the recording and enforcement of mechanic’s liens in Virginia.

Thoughts on Letting Go at ALPS 411

Originally posted 2015-07-28 11:00:05. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOnce again, the folks over at the ALPS411 Blog have let me invade and post some thoughts from the world of solo construction practice. This time, they asked for (and I hope I delivered) some of my better thoughts on “letting go” of work once the work…

Virginia General Assembly Helps Construction Contractors

Originally posted 2015-05-18 09:00:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter As reported last week at the Virginia Real Estate, Land Use and Construction Law Blog (authored by my good friend Tim Hughes (@timrhughes)), the Virginia General Assembly has passed an amendment to the jurisdictional limitations of Virginia General District Courts. The new statute, going into effect…

Communicate with the Field to Nip Issues in the Bud

This past week, I spent some time meeting with clients and generally discussing the day to day operations of construction companies. One common theme of these discussions (and of this construction blog) was the need to deal with problems at a job site early. I have often discussed the contract side of catching things early,…

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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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