LEEDigation: A Different Take

Originally posted 2009-06-12 10:30:00. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis weeks Guest Post Friday at Musings is a real treat. Sara Sweeney is a registered architect, LEED AP and GreenFaith Fellow in religious environmental leadership. Her 18-year architectural career reflects her passion and commitment to sustainable building design and stewardship of our natural environment. She is…

Musings on “Hanging a Shingle”

Well, I’m back from speaking on “Setting Up Your Office” at the Virginia CLE “Hanging a Shingle” Seminar.  As always, I appreciate all of the folks that came out to hear me and my fellow speakers talk on all aspects of starting a law firm, from the considerations prior to “going solo” to the tech…

The Anatomy of a Construction Dispute Stage 3- The Last Straw

Over the past two weeks here at Construction Law Musings, I’ve discussed the first two stages of a typical construction dispute (if such a thing exists): the claim, and how to bring heat short of litigation/arbitration.  As promised, this week I’ll be discussing the next step or “last straw” in a construction dispute, namely, arbitration…

Why Attorney Fees Provisions Must Be in Your Contracts

Originally posted 2010-09-13 09:00:26. Republished by Blog Post PromoterThis past July, the Roanoke Circuit Court reminded us all of the need to put attorney fees provisions in construction contracts.  In the case of Shen Valley Masonry, Inc. v. Thor, Inc., et al., the Court, among other rulings, allowed the defendant to collect its attorney fees…

Join Me In Fairfax, VA for a “Hanging a Shingle” CLE

On January 29, 2015 I will be joining a great group of solo practitioners to help out those that are thinking of “hanging a shingle” and starting a journey that I started almost 5 years ago now.  Here’s the brochure and information. If you want the information electronically, here’s the Virginia CLE website registration information….

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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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