ATTORNEYS AT LAW
McCollum, Crowley, Moschet, Miller & Laak, Ltd.

Practice Areas: Construction Law

Sometimes contractors feel compelled to pursue their legal rights and remedies through the court system.  When this happens, there is no substitute for experience – the kind of experience that comes from years of representing clients (plaintiffs and defendants) in the construction industry.  We apply our know-how and industry savvy and work hard to obtain results for our clients.

We help general and specialty contractors manage the legal aspects of their businesses to maximize profit and minimize exposure to risk, liabilities and disputes.   We serve our clients in the following areas:

  • Bid protests and bid mistakes
  • Bond claims and enforcement actions
  • Construction defect litigation including moisture intrusion claims
  • Contaminated building claims and mold litigation
  • Contract amendments and terminations
  • Creditor remedies and collections
  • Customer agreements including construction contracts, design agreements and surety agreements
  • Defective or ambiguous specification claims
  • Design professional liability
  • Differing site conditions claims
  • Employment law
  • Jobsite accidents
  • Mechanics liens, payments and surety bonds
  • Mediation, arbitration or litigation
  • Product liability litigation
  • Property damage and liability issues
  • Real estate matters
  • Scope of work disputes
  • Time-impact claims for delay, suspension, acceleration and disruption Vendor agreements including subcontractor and materials contracts
  • Workers’ compensation claims

Team Credentials:
Our Construction Law Team member credentials speak for themselves.  We are sought after as presenters and writers, and have received a number of awards.  Members of our team serve as:

  • Presenter and Co-Chair, Residential Construction Defect Claims, Defense Perspectives
  • Author, Responding to Construction Defect Claims, National Association of Home Remodelers
  • SuperLawyers ®
  • Member, American Bar Association, Construction and Alternative Resolution Dispute Practice Section
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, Residential Construction Defects Committee
  • Member, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, Construction Law Section
  • Certified Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy Member,
  • Member, Defense Research Institute, Construction Law Committee
  • Member, Council on Litigation Management, Construction Committee
  • Certified Trial Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Presenter, Anatomy of a Residential Construction Defect Case-Trial Strategies, Minnesota CLE , 2007

Please contact us if you have any questions or want to explore how McCollum Crowley can help serve your legal needs.