Whether you are working on your first construction project or your fifty-first project, it is always good to have the eye of an experienced Construction Law attorney on your project. Cobb Cole’s Construction and Design lawyers can help your business throughout the construction process. From the beginning of the project, through Planning and Zoning, Labor Law issues, Contract Negotiations, and other critical issues, and on to the project’s completion, Cobb Cole’s Construction Law team has you covered.
Experienced Construction and Design Lawyers
Nothing replaces experience and expertise when it comes to the myriad of legal issues that face each and every construction project, be it small or monumental. The Cobb Cole Construction Legal team can assist you with all the legal areas involved in designing and building residential and commercial projects. The team will help with the entire process including the following:
- Purchase of Real Estate
- Construction Loans and Financing
- Engineers and Architects – Design Professionals Liability
- Surveyor and Title/Property Issues
- Land Use and Zoning Issues and Changes
- Environmental Permits and Licenses
- Construction Contract Negotiations
- Contractor and Subcontractor Issues
- Labor and Employee Issues
- OSHA and Safety Issues
- Construction Defect Litigation
- Construction Lien Claims and Defense
- Performance and Payment Bond Claims
The Construction Law team has experience in the above areas to efficiently and effectively protect your business interests.
An Experienced Construction Law Team
As you can see from the previous list, there are so many different legal issues involved in even the smallest construction project and the issues only seem to increase as the project grows in size. You want to focus on bringing your project and vision to life, but that is hard to do when you constantly have to deal with contracts and zoning and employees and delays. Why not let the Cobb Cole team in on the ground floor where they can draft the documents and lay the foundation to lessen all those issues that can sideline your work? The Firm has an experienced team that understands the contracts that need to be drafted and the local, state, and federal laws that need to be followed or the zoning changes that need to be made. This experience is invaluable for your construction project where any delay can cause costs to rise. Remember, the standard: “Time is Money”.
For nearly 100 years, since 1925, Cobb Cole has been representing Construction and Design Firms in the Central Florida area. The Firm is well respected and provides a comprehensive range of Construction and Design Legal services. Cobb Cole attorney Robert Doan is board-certified as an expert in Construction Law by the Florida State Bar. He is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Mediator. Not only does he represent business clients but he frequently gives back by teaching continuing education classes to real estate and construction industry professionals. Imagine being represented by a lawyer who teaches builders. You know he not only knows Construction Law but he can explain it in a professional yet understandable way. And speaking of mediation, he can also assist you with resolving Construction and Design issues in this less stressful, more cooperative dispute resolution method.
Collaborative Team Approach
As a collaborative Law Firm, the Construction Law team also works with Cobb Cole lawyers in other teams to provide comprehensive legal services. It is important to work with a firm that has this cooperative team approach for full legal coverage. The Construction and Design Team also works with the following legal groups within the Firm as needed to help your business project progress smoothly:
- Business and Corporate Law
- Employment and Labor Law (Employee Issues)
- Real Estate Law
- Property Management – Leasing, Tenant Groups, Etc.
- Zoning and Land Use
- Insurance and Risk Management
- Government Law
This team approach ensures that all the legal issues that arise will be addressed by lawyers who are trained in those specific legal realms. The Construction Law team is focused on you and your project and giving the best legal assistance for a successful project, from beginning to end. They will even call in the Estate Law team to help you if you want to consider retirement or bringing your family on to the next project.
If there is a construction defect in your project, you will also need an experienced Construction Law team on your side to protect you. Construction Defects include:
- Faulty Wiring
- Building on Expansive Soil
- Environmental Issues
- Defects with the Foundation or Structure
- Electrical or Mechanical Issues
- Groundwater or Mold Issues
Cobb Cole’s Construction and Design team will assist you in resolving these issues whether they come from design issues, materials used in construction, or the construction work. The Firm will evaluate the issues and your legal options. They may be able to help you settle these cases with mediation or litigation and get you back to building your next successful project.
The Construction Team at Cobb Cole can help you develop and complete your next project with confidence. Contact them today at 386-255-8171