More Thoughts on “Green” (the Practice, not the Color) Building

It has been a while since I “mused” on the green building landscape.  While I am a LEED AP and have presented on green (read “sustainable”) building in the past, I am not totally sold on LEED as the be all end all in sustainable construction (the USGBC is a private rating organization that, like…

Virginia’s Infrastructure Needs Hurt Economic Development Efforts

Originally posted 2011-03-18 09:20:18. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome a good friend, Andrew McRoberts.  Andrew is an attorney at SandsAnderson PC.  He focuses his work on land use and zoning, subdivision, real estate, tax assessment, special service districts, and other specialized advice and litigation for local governments…

Why Build2Sustain?

Originally posted 2009-09-07 09:00:45. Let me start by saying how honored I am to be a part of the Build2Sustain advisory board. When James Bedell (@jamesbedell on Twitter) first approached me, I was floored.  With all of the other great attorneys out there who deal in the “green building” arena (see the links to some…

We Need Strategic Thinking in Construction Procurement

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Harold (Hal) Good, CPPO.  Hal served as Director of Procurement and Contracting for the city of Palm Springs, California and Palm Springs International Airport for twenty-one years. He has also held procurement and contracting related Positions at New York University Medical Center and…

An Update on Things Here at Construction Law Musings

As the kids get back to school after yet another four day weekend due to snow here in Richmond, VA, and normalcy (whatever that means) kicks back in, I now have a chance to reflect, get back on the writing track and let you, my readers, know what has been happening here at Musings and…

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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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