Inland Empire Construction Law Attorneys

Construction law matters often implicate a wide range of different areas of law, including real estate, contracts and insurance law. The construction industry is driven by time-sensitive concerns, and a delay at any stage of a project can create high-stakes disputes and substantially harm profits.  It can take years to gain a complete understanding of the construction industry.The Riverside construction lawyers at Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP, in Riverside, California, have more than 50 years of combined experience effectively representing clients throughout the Inland Empire. Our construction attorneys provide solid legal guidance to clients in the construction industry to mitigate risks and exceptional representation to efficiently resolve disputes when they arise.


Construction Contract Review And Drafting

The standards for crafting an effective contract and indemnity clause under California law continue to undergo change. We review contracts to provide a detailed analysis of what the real-world implications of existing language may mean to allow our clients to move forward with confidence. We are committed to helping clients protect their interests and ensure that all provisions of a construction contract are finely tuned to comply with the current state of the law. We regularly work with developers, owners, suppliers, contractors and subcontractors to draft effective contracts to mitigate risks, including extra work and change order provisions.

At Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP, we thoroughly prepare and file the paperwork on behalf of general contractors, subs and material suppliers to ensure each document meets the technical requirements in public and private projects, including:

  • Mechanic’s liens
  • Payment bonds
  • Stop notices and bonded stop notices

Our experienced construction lawyers are well-prepared to enforce liens and bond claims through litigation when necessary.

Construction Claims and Dispute Resolution

The construction law firm, Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP, is well-respected for their exceptional work product in resolving construction disputes. Our attorneys have substantial experience in jury trials, nonjury trials and all forms of alternative dispute resolution methods to produce cost-effective results. When trial is necessary, our law firm has earned a solid reputation for our preparation and courtroom advocacy. We are well-prepared to handle all manner of construction litigation matters, including:

  • Bid protests in government or public works contracts
  • Delay and disruption disputes, including critical-path analysis
  • Contract disputes
  • Workmanship disputes
  • Defect claims

Arrange a Consultation

We are prepared to serve as your construction law counselors. To arrange a confidential consultation with a Lester, Cantrell & Kraus, LLP construction lawyer in Riverside or Newport Beach, call 951-300-2690 or contact us online.

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