Update and Changes to DC Mechanic’s Lien Statute

Originally posted 2012-08-17 09:00:54. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome Kavita Knowles.  Kavita is a named partner in the firm Fullerton & Knowles.  Her firm is well known in the Virginia area for its Construction Law Survival Manual and, like me, performs work for construction professionals. The District…

Wow! An Interview Over at ClaimKit

Thanks to my pal Chris Cheatham (@chrischeatham) over at ClaimKit and his blog The Electronic Claim for a great opportunity.  Chris and I have been friends for a while and he decided to interview me over at his blog.  Here’s the opening paragraph of flattery: This is the third post in our construction law business…

Reminder: Just Being Incorporated Isn’t Enough

I have discussed why contractors need to incorporate previously here at Construction Law Musings.  Among the many reasons to incorporate are possible tax benefits and the protection of personal assets (like your house and your dog) from judgement and collection actions.  This latter reason is key in the construction world in which Murphy can look…

Changes and Claims: Make Sure You Actually Ask for What You Want

Originally posted 2009-06-19 09:00:00. For this weeks Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes Matthew DeVries. Matt is the author of www.bestpracticesconstructionlaw.com, is a construction attorney in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a father of five energetic children and he often uses his family experiences to shed light on the green building, sustainable design, technology and project management…

The New Jersey Construction Triangle – Compelling Arbitration Without a Contract Provision Between Subcontractor and Owner/Developer

For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome Bennet Susser.  Bennet is a founding member and shareholder of the New Jersey law firm, Jardim, Meisner & Susser, P.C. He has over 25 years’ experience in representing clients in all types of complex (and not so complex) litigation, including those involving construction actions….

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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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