No End in Sight: Managing Latent Defect Exposure in a Post-Jacobs Engineering World

Originally posted 2012-06-08 09:00:47. For this week’s Guest Post Friday post here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome first time poster Matt Bouchard.  Matt is a partner with Lewis & Roberts, PLLC in Raleigh, North Carolina.  For over ten years his practice has focused on representing the interests of contractors, sureties and owners in connection…

A New Way to Share (Thanks Lawyerist)

I previously had the privilege to reminisce on my transition from government lawyer to solo practitioner at the Lawyerist blog.  Even after that, Sam invited me to give my take on the Transporter private cloud device.  I have found this hardware alternative to Dropbox to be a good device for my solo practice.

Construction and Procurement Take the Stage at the VSB Annual Meeting

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we’re doing something a bit different and plugging the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting.  As a member of the Construction Law and Public Contracts Section Board of Governors, I recommend it.  The Virginia State Bar (VSB) was created in 1938 by the General Assembly…

Stick to Your Guns on Price and Pricing with Construction Contracts

In recent posts here at Construction Law Musings, I have discussed the need for clarity of contract, trusting your gut, and assuring that your contract has the necessities.  All of these bits of advice (along with my usual advice of working with an experienced construction attorney) are true with regard to commercial construction contracts and…

Thanks for the Legal Elite Nomination

Originally posted 2010-11-29 09:02:56. Recently Virginia Business Magazine announced its Legal Elite for 2010.  I am proud to announce my inclusion in the Construction Law category for the fourth year running.  I am particularly proud that this streak of nominations has continued after the founding of my new firm and solo practice. Among those on…

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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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