Check Out the 35th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar

Beginning this Friday, I will be joining some great folks on the faculty of the 35th Annual Construction and Public Contracts Law Seminar.    This year I am very honored to be joining Hanna Blake to discuss the topic of “How to Prosecute and Defend Payment Bond Claims.”  Aside from our presentation, the topics range from…

Q: What can you lien? A: What did you bring to the project?

Originally posted 2009-02-23 10:00:00. Mechanic’s liens are a powerful tool when used correctly. However, as I have discussed on numerous occasions here and elsewhere, these tools must be wielded correctly if they are to be effective. Another case in point occurred recently in the Hanover, VA Circuit Court. In Dallan Construction Co. v. Super Structures…

Changes to Pennsylvania Mechanic’s Lien Code

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Jim Fullerton.  Jim is the President of the law firm of Fullerton & Knowles, P.C., which has attorneys licensed in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia, is a Martindale Hubbell Peer Rated Lawyer AV® Preeminent.™  The firm represents owners, lenders, design professionals,…

The Registered Agent Advantage

In the Commonwealth of Virginia, as in most states, all corporations, LLC’s or other corporate style entities are required to have a registered agent if they are to do business in the Commonwealth.  The reasons for the requirement are many, but the main ones are taxation, service of process and communication from the Virginia State…

Small Business Marketing for Contractors

Originally posted 2009-11-27 09:00:07. For this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings is  proud to welcome Jim Roman of the Business Owner’s Institute.  Jim is a friend and has been very helpful in growing my business, both as the owner of the Richmond BNI franchise and through his energy and enthusiasm.  He can be contacted at…

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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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