Wolfe Law Group

4821 Prytania St
New Orleans, LA 70115, United States
Contact: Scott Wolfe, Founding Member
Phone: 504-894-9653
Fax: 866-761-8934
Areas of Practice
  • Construction Law
Other U.S. Locations
  • Louisiana
  • Oregon
  • Washington
Number of Attorneys
2-10 Attorneys

Construction Law Monitor An Expert on Mike Rowe Works' Trades Hub

Dirty Job's Mike Rowe adds the Construction Law Monitor as an expert on its new Trades Hub website. This post identifies the new site. Mike Rowe, the host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery Channel series Dirty Jobs, today…more
 /  Construction Law

Why A US Department Of Labor Investigation Can Ruin Your Year

Over the past few years, state and federal construction projects have been the bread and butter for the struggling construction industry. These projects are largely prevailing wage projects, and unfortunately, many contractors…more
 /  Construction Law

5 Tips for Writing a Construction Contract

This post discusses two changes to the Mississippi mechanic lien laws that have recently been passed and taken effect. Since Mississippi is a very close neighbor of Louisiana, and many of our readers do construction work in…more
 /  Construction Law

Oregon Supreme Court Affirms Abraham And Dances With Economic Loss Rule

Discussion of Oregon Supreme Court decision last week allowing a plaintiff to sue a builder under negligence and contract theories when work does not meet building codes. Over the past six months, we've posted about an Oregon…more
 /  Construction Law

Tokyo Buildings Stand up to Quake

Over the weekend much of the world gazed horrifically at the sights coming out of Japan in the wake if the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunamis. One of the amazing and hopeful sights was to see that the buildings in…more
 /  Construction Law

Residential Sprinkler Bill Resurrected in Washington House

A 2011 bills mirrors a previously abandoned 2009 bill in Washington that "eradicates the barriers" for installation of residential sprinkler systems in homes. Two years ago we wrote a blog post about 2009 House Bill 2224,…more
 /  Construction Law

Changes To ConsensusDocs Come 2 Years Early

Contract document program ConsensusDOCS updated its contract documents, and this post reviews the updates. Engineering News Record (ENR) (among other publications, including my good friend Chris Hill's Construction Law…more
 /  Construction Law

Is Obama's "Better Buildings" Initiative Real or Rhetoric?

Last week, Obama announced a "Better Buildings" initiative, but failed to offer specifics. The green building industry waits anxiously to see if the program will really benefit them…more
 /  Construction Law

Construction Legislation Now Pending in Washington

A summary of legislation pending in the 2011 Washington legislature that may affect the construction industry, and links to WashingtonVotes site where you can track the progress of each bill. The new legislative session has…more
 /  Construction Law

Oregon Case Allowing Building Code Negligence Claim Under Review

An Oregon appeal decision that allowed a negligence claim for violation of a building code is now being considered by the Supreme Court. This post reviews issues at stake. A few months ago, we wrote about an appeals decision…more
 /  Construction Law

Lien Bill Introduced in Washington Legislature To Offset Williams v Athletic Field

Rep Moeller introduced a bill addressing the notice requirements for claiming a mechanics' lien that looks to offset the controversial result of Williams v. Athletic Field. This post looks at the bill. Williams v. Athletic's…more
 /  Construction Law

Arbitration Review May Be Limited...But It Can't Be Waived in Washington

Recent decision from Washington Supreme Court holds that parties may not contractually waive the right to statutory authorized judicial review of arbitration agreements. The Washington Supreme Court wrote an opinion…more
 /  Construction Law

Washington Supreme Court Blog Review's 2010 Docket

Blog published by the Washington Supreme Court reviews the 2010 Docket, the voting tendencies of the justices, and more…more
 /  Construction Law

Solar Panels Now Allowed in New Orleans Historic French Quarter?

New Orleans City Council voted to allow a resident in the french quarter to install solar panels. What this means to owners facing similar opposition, and the solar movement in New Orleans. Last week, the New Orleans City…more
 /  Construction Law

How To Challenge An Unemployment Claim in Louisiana

When former employees file for unemployment benefits, your unemployment insurance rates may increase. It's the employer's burden to prevent abuses in unemployment claims. …more
 /  Construction Law
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