Often, people in the construction industry don’t bother to hire an attorney until they are in trouble. An owner isn’t paying them. A subcontractor has filed a lien on the property. Another contractor or homeowner is suing them. When your back is up against the wall, how do you find and use a construction attorney to your best advantage?
In the article, Furlong discusses how to communicate expectations, bottom line deal breakers, and the like with your attorney both prior to hiring him/her and during the matter itself. Read it. Know it. Use it. Your attorney will thank you and so will your wallet.