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Construction Law

“The firm has been a leader in the construction law since it was founded in 1984.  Many of the firm’s attorneys routinely publish and lecture on relevant and significant construction law topics.  Matthew D. Menghini, Brian E. McGovern and Joseph C. Blanner are distinguished as three of Missouri’s leading authorities regarding construction disputes and litigation.

Our firm represented owners, developers, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors and suppliers in both litigation and non-litigation matters.  We have developed an outstanding and loyal client base in this area of law and continue to serve our clients on a daily basis.  We have worked in the public and private sector from contract preparation and negotiation, prosecution and defense of claims, and arbitration and mediation as well as litigation in state and federal courts.  Our firm has extensive expertise in mechanic’s liens, bonds, lien waivers, interpretation of contracts, the effect of state and federal laws on construction projects, and construction disputes.  We are also experienced in counseling businesses in the construction industry in the development of proactive measurements to protect their rights and to avoid costly litigation.

Our firm takes great pride in the reputation that we have developed in the construction law area.  We are experienced and skilled in this area and will provide you with cost effective representation while protecting your rights.  Please feel free to contact one of our attorneys anytime with any questions you may have in the construction industry.”

Practicing Lawyers

Construction Law Blog

May 10, 2017

Retainage on Private Construction Contracts in Missouri?

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One significant problem that contractors and subcontracts face pertains to the timing of the release of retainage on construction projects.  Retainage is a portion of the agreed upon contract price withheld until the work is substantially complete to “ensure the proper performance of the contract or agreement”.  Section
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September 2, 2016

Payment Bonds

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Click the Icon to view the Payment Bond Article. View Joe Blanners Profile
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