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Florida Construction Law News

01AUG 2014

Florida Attorney David Harrigan Designated as Board Certified Specialist in Construction Law

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Board Certified Construction Law Attorneys

The Florida law firm of Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is pleased to announce that Florida Attorney David Harrigan 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. Harrigan 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: 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 Florida Construction Law Legal Expert

Only a very limited number of Florida attorneys are able to claim the distinguished status as Florida 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. Harrigan is the fourth of its lawyers to achieve distinction as an expert in all areas of Construction Law. Mr. Harrigan joins his colleagues, George Truitt, David Salazar and Kevin Schumacher, on the core team of CSK lawyers who are Board Certified in Construction Law. Mr. Harrigan may be contacted through Cole, Scott & Kissane’s Orlando, Florida Office.