Southern California & Orange County Construction Attorneys

In Orange County and Southern California, generally, construction stakeholders continue to navigate complex administrative, regulatory, and construction law issues. VLF’s construction lawyers are taking on more critical roles in advising developers, owners, architects, engineers, builders, subs, trades, subcontractors, and suppliers in all market segments. Whether dealing with issues ranging from performance, compliance, or change order disputes, our construction lawyers are experienced in handling the negotiation, transaction, and litigation or arbitration of those disputes.

VLF provides guidance in the ever-changing battle of “form” agreements:

  • Agreements updated by the American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Consensus documents favored by Associated General Contractors (AGC)
  • Any form customizations preferred by large developers, or trade specialty or local organizations.

VLF is also the go-to counsel when disputes result in slow pays, non-pays, non-conforming work, lien filings or bond claims, or when such matters escalate to litigation or arbitration. VLF’s construction litigators have won significant results for our clients in state and federal court, as well as before specialized construction law panels of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the JAMS Foundation.

The Vethan Law Firm has appeared in State and Federal Court in numerous cases. Our attorneys have represented clients in all forms of alternative dispute resolution processes:

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Dispute Review Boards
  • Administration Forums including the State Office of Administrative Hearings and Professional Licensing Agencies

The Vethan Law Firm conducts all types of construction disputes in Southern California & Orange County:

  • Breach of Contract, including owner delay, subsequent purchaser, equitable doctrine, and tort claims
  • Construction loan practices
  • Defective construction
  • Professional negligence
  • Measurement and assessment of damages for extra work and for delay, compensable, non-compensable, and concurrent
  • Claims against Departments of Transportation and other government entities
  • Change orders
  • Procurement and bid disputes

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I wanted to personally thank you and your staff again for doing such a great job. VLF has been simply amazing. Their professionalism, negotiating skills, and knowledge of the law have simply been a lifesaver for my business. The overall settlement was so much more than we ever expected and hoped for. Simply put, they saved my company. I cannot say enough about your firm and its staff. Thanks to you, my company will continue to grow and be profitable. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Scott Stephens President, Custom Shop Guitars of Texas, LLC Vethan Law Firm, P.C. April 10, 2016

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