By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. and Mary M. Pfaff
The continuing downdraft in the housing economy has stimulated adoption of a wide variety of consumer protection provisions in real estate laws and statutory requirements for accountability by lenders,...
As anyone that reads this construction law blog on any sort of regular basis knows, I am a big advocate for mediation in most cases (construction or otherwise). I took this truly to heart about four years ago when I decided to go through the training...
Well, I’m back. After a busy week of meeting with clients, college visits with my daughter and a successful mediation (this time as co-counsel), I am back to what I hope to be a more consistent posting schedule.
Luckily for me, my friend Seth...
Press is Associate Professor and Director of the Dispute Resolution Institute
at Hamline University School of Law. At the time the Florida Supreme Court Task
Force on Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Cases was created, she...
Over the past two weeks here at Construction Law Musings, I’ve discussed the first two stages of a typical construction dispute (if such a thing exists): the claim , and how to bring heat short of litigation/arbitration . As promised, this week...
A federal judge recently rejected motions to dismiss in a suit in which the U.S. government alleged that two mortgage originators and their officers defrauded the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) into insuring risky mortgage loans.
Over the past four weeks, I’ve “mused” on the “stages” of a construction dispute. What started as a kernel of thought in my mind turned into what has seemed to be a popular set of four posts that I hope were both informative...
As those that read this construction blog on a regular basis know, I became a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator a few years ago. I did so because I believe that mediation as a form of alternate dispute resolution is in most cases a much better...
Kupfer Schneider and Natalie C. Fleury
Kupfer Schneider, Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School.
C. Fleury, Program Coordinator for Dispute Resolution and Adjunct Professor of
Law, Marquette University Law...
The American Arbitration Association has made some needed updates to their Construction Industry Arbitration and Mediation Rules, effective July 1, 2015. Among the changes listed at their website are:
• A mediation step for all cases with claims...
By Edward Lozowicki and Robert Sturgeon
Binding arbitration of construction disputes is frequently required by standard industry contracts. For example, the contract forms published by the American Institute of Architects either require or provide...