Douglas Reiser – Reiser Legal | PLLC

93 S Jackson St. #83227
Seattle, WA 98104, United States

Is CALGreen Suitable for Washington? Maybe, But Cost is Concern

California's new building code, CALGreen, went into effect on January 1, 2011. While it might be the champion of green building codes, it carries with it considerable risk of raising construction costs. Why it might be a good…more
| Construction Law

Washington’s Energy-Efficient Building Codes Not Preempted By EPCA

This week, a Washington federal judge dismissed an action filed by the BIAW to strike down Washington's new energy-efficient building code. The ruling was a big win for green building proponents, and a big loss for building…more
| Construction Law

Williams v. Athletic Field: Washington's Construction Gem Goes to State Supreme Court

Whether you have heard about Williams v. Athletic Field, or not, you will be enticed by the Supreme Court's review of this dandy. Williams was a lawsuit to evaluate the sufficiency of a construction lien filed in Washington…more
| Construction Law

How To Respond to a Washington Notice of Construction Defects

Have you ever received a standard form Notice of Construction Defects (RCW 64.50.020) from one of your customers? Many Washington contractors have, or will, at some point. A customer cannot file a lawsuit until forty-five…more
| Business Organizations, Construction Law, Real Estate - Residential

How To File A Claim Against a Washington Contractor's Bond

This is an easy "How To" on filing a claim against a Washington contractor's bond. Washington contractors are obligated to register with the State Department of Labor & Industries and maintain a statutory bond (RCW 18.27.040)…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Construction Law, Government Contracting, Real Estate - Residential
Areas of Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Government
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
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