Our broad practice in construction law brings together the considerable talents of individuals whose experience has assisted in litigating hundreds of millions of dollars in construction disputes ranging from simple construction lien disputes to major public and private works and facilities projects throughout Florida.

Development and Pre-Construction

  • Environmental Regulation
  • Construction Licensure and Regulations
  • Design/Build
  • Construction Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Construction Insurance
  • Construction Lending
  • Zoning
  • Permitting
  • Surveying
  • Construction and Development Lending
  • Land Use and Planning
  • Contract Negotiation between Owners, Architects and Engineers
  • Construction Industry Licensing
  • Construction Industry Insurance, Surety bid and performance bonds
  • Design Professional Liability Insurance Contracts, Coverage and Defense

Construction Phase Legal Services

  • Construction Liens
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Job-Site Safety
  • Employment and Labor Law for Management
  • Construction Claims and Project Delays
  • Construction Code and Compliance
  • Florida Building Code
  • Construction Documents and Construction Scheduling

Post Construction

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Construction and Condominium Litigation
  • Workout Agreements
  • Construction Lender Liability
  • Bankruptcy
  • Subrogation
  • Suretyship
  • Bid Bonds
  • Payment and Performance Bonds
  • Federal Miller Act Claims
  • Lien Transfer Bonds

Administrative Law

  • Administrative Representation Before Agencies
  • Construction Industry Licensing Board
  • Department of Environmental Protection
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Management Services
  • Department of Revenue
  • Board of Professional Engineers
  • Board of Architecture and Interior Design

Other Construction Industry-Related Experience

The Barrister Firm attorneys and staff have experience in substantive construction and design law, including the following:

  • Florida Bar Certified Arbitrators and Mediators
  • Employment and Labor Law