Christopher G. Hill – The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC

Addenda to Construction Contracts Can Be an Issue

When making edits to a construction contract that is presented, be sure to do so in a way that is clear and avoids ambiguity. It is the grey areas where construction attorneys can find room to argue…more

Your Contractual Notice/Claim Procedures Matter

You need to follow your contractual notice and claim procedures to preserve a construction contract claim. Failing to do so can waive some or all of your remedies later down the line…more

Why Settlement is Often Worth Fighting For

In many instances as a construction professional, settlement as opposed to charging headlong into litigation will lead to a better financial result for your construction company when a dispute arises. The assistance of an…more

To Require Arbitration or Not To Require Arbitration

Thoughts on mandatory arbitration in construction dispute resolution at Construction Law Musings. Be sure to draft your arbitration clauses carefully in your construction contracts in order to avoid unnecessary headaches and…more

Just When You Thought General Contractors Were Necessary Parties. . .

Depending on circumstances, a general contractor may not be a necessary party to a mechanic's lien enforcement action in Virginia. This is a potential change from the long held belief that a GC was a necessary party to any…more

Did the 4th Circuit “Tarnish” Sustainable Construction in the CBF Case?

Christopher Hill, LEED AP discusses the ramifications of the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals' remand of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation "Parallam" case at Construction Law Musings…more

Reminder: Just Being Incorporated Isn’t Enough

Being incorporated isn't enough for a construction company to keep its assets protected. As a contractor or subcontractor you need to keep up the corporate formalities to avoid the possibility of personal assets being on the…more

Open Letter About Mediation Services

Christopher G. Hill and The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill announce their mediation services…more

Think Twice About Heading to Court with a Construction Claim

Always take a two step approach to every construction claim. The first step is do you have some likelihood of winning. The second is do you have a likelihood of collecting. Regardless do your homework and grab the assistance…more

Reminder: Know Your Contractor Licensing Rules

Contractors need to know the Virgina licensing regulations to avoid pitfalls that may even amount to criminal penalties…more

Reminder: Construction Litigation is Expensive, Be Sure It's Worth It

Construction mediator Christopher Hill, LEED AP discusses the expense of construction litigation and alternatives to that process. Construction litigation is an expensive proposition that is generally unplanned for in any…more

Musings on Necessary Evils and Construction Lawyers

Virginia construction attorney, Christopher Hill, discusses his thoughts on construction lawyers and necessary evils at Construction Law Musings. Construction attorneys can be a helpful resource to contractors and…more

Yet Another Reminder That Pleading Matters

A discussion of the importance of initial pleading in a construction case at Construction Law Musings. Your initial pleading in any construction matter is key in assuring at least the opportunity to recover…more

Be Sure to Keep Up with Mechanic's Lien Changes

A reminder that state legislatures enjoy "tweaking" mechanic's lien statutes. Be sure to keep up with these changes or hire an attorney that does…more
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Construction Related Legislative Changes Effective July 1, 2013

Christopher Hill, LEED AP and Virginia construction attorney and mediator highlights the construction and mechanic's lien changes made by the Virginia General Assembly in 2013…more
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