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Florida Construction Law News

02AUG 2018

CSK Attorney Ryan M. Charlson Earns Board Certification in Construction Law

by Joseph R. Marzilli, Esq.

Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. (“CSK”) is pleased to announce that Attorney Ryan M. Charlson has been recognized by The Florida Bar as a Board Certified Specialist in Construction Law. 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 possess a minimum level of relevant experience and undergo a rigorous examination process to demonstrate their competency in specific areas of the law.

Areas of Florida Construction Law Practice

To receive his designation as a Florida Board Certified Specialist in Construction Law, Mr. Charlson was required to demonstrate to The Florida Bar that he possesses expert competency in all areas of construction law, including without limitation, 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

Alternative Construction Dispute Resolution and Remedies

Ethics

Contact a Florida Construction Law Legal Expert

Only a very limited number of Florida attorneys – less than 0.5% of all licensed Florida attorneys – are able to claim the distinguished status as Board Certified Specialists in Construction Law. CSK is very fortunate to have such highly-credentialed and experienced practitioners. Mr. Charlson is the ninth CSK attorney to achieve distinction as an expert in Construction Law. Mr. Charlson joins his colleagues, George R. Truitt, Jr., David Salazar, Kevin C. Schumacher, David S. Harrigan, Daniel E. Levin, John A. Chiocca, and Steven P. Befera, on the team of CSK attorneys who are Board Certified in Construction Law. Mr. Charlson may be contacted through CSK’s Plantation, Florida, office.

Posted By Joseph R. Marzilli, Esq.