Thoughts on Standard of Care?

Originally posted 2012-08-06 09:00:48. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI had a great chat Friday with Shari Shapiro of the Green Building Law blog. The topic of discussion was whether the general standard of care in construction that includes knowing and building to the building code encompasses meeting LEED benchmarks found in some but far from…

Musings on What I Do at The HTRC

Thanks again to Sean Lintow (@the_htrc) for another chance to post at his great blog.  This time I’m “musing” on what I do as a construction attorney and how I can help construction professionals. Here’s a bit of the post: Despite my advice to talk to me early rather than late, my first contact with…

Green Building Opens New Doors and Windows to Litigation

Originally posted 2012-02-24 09:00:09. Republished by Blog Post PromoterFor this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Paul E. Beers.  Paul is the Managing Member of Glazing Consultants International, LLC (GCI), a building envelope consulting firm in business since 1988. He has over 25 years experience in the window and glazing…

You’ve Been Called to Testify! Now What?

Originally posted 2011-04-18 09:00:55. Republished by Blog Post PromoterSo, you got a subpoena to testify at trial or deposition. Unlike attorneys, particularly litigators, most people are uncomfortable when they testify. I hope that this PowerPoint presentation that accompanied a talk that Chris Chapman of Froehling & Robertson, Inc. and I presented at the 13th Annual…

What Do Construction Lawyers Do?

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back, Gregory L. Shelton.  Greg is a shareholder with Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A., in Charlotte and is licensed to practice law in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. His principal areas of practice are construction law and complex business litigation. He is…

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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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