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Florida Construction Law News

23AUG 2013

David Salazar, George Truitt, and Kevin Schumacher Designated as Board Certified Specialists in Construction Law

by Thomas Shea

Board Certified Construction Law Attorneys

The Florida law firm of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is pleased to announce that three of its construction law attorneys, David Salazar, George Truitt, and Kevin Schumacher, recently received Board Certification in Construction Law from the Florida Bar. According to the Florida Bar, Board Certification is the highest level of evaluation of competency and experience within an area of law, as well as professionalism and ethics in practice. Board Certified specialists are required to have a minimum amount of experience and undergo a rigorous examination to demonstrate their competency in specific areas of the law.

Areas of Construction Law Practice

To receive this designation, Mr. Salazar, Mr. Truitt, and Mr. Schumacher had to demonstrate their expert competency to the Florida Bar in all areas of Construction Law, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Florida Construction Lien Law
  • Private Construction Contracts (Contract negotiation, preparation, bidding, award and administration)
  • Public Construction Contracts (bidding, hearings, administration, protests and appeals)
  • Design Professional Liability
  • Damages, Defenses and Theories of Recovery
  • Chapter 558, Florida Statutes
  • Collection and Judgment Enforcement Procedures
  • Prompt Pay Procedures (public and private)
  • Licensing and Regulation of Contractors and Professionals – Chapter 489 Part I and Part II, Florida Statutes
  • Construction Lending
  • Suretyship, including, but not limited to, Payment and Performance Bonds, Common Law Bonds, Statutory Bonds, Section 255.05; Florida Statutes and the Federal Miller Act, 40 U.S.C s. 3131-31342 Revised 12/3/2012
  • Insurance
  • Chapter 718, Florida Statutes pertaining to standing, causes of action, warranties and remedies and defenses relative to design and construction defects and deficiencies
  • Chapter 720, Florida Statutes pertaining to standing, causes of action, warranties and remedies and defenses relative to design and construction defects and deficiencies
  • AIA form documents: A101(2007), A102 (2007), A201(2007), A312 Bonds (2010), A133 (2009), A121CMc (2003) and B101(2007)
  • Alternative Construction Dispute Resolution and Remedies
  • Ethics

Contact A Construction Law Legal Expert

Only a very limited number of Florida attorneys are able to claim the distinguished designation as Board Certified Construction Lawyers. Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is very fortunate to have such highly-credentialed and experienced practitioners, and is extremely proud that Mr. Salazar, Mr. Truitt, and Mr. Schumacher have been recognized by the Florida Bar as experts in all areas of Construction Law. Mr. Salazar, Mr. Truitt, and Mr. Schumacher may be contacted through the CSK Miami, Florida Office.

Posted By Thomas Shea