Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


What Does 2016 Hold for Legislative Trends in Construction?

Posted in Current Legal Issues by Blue Blog on the January 21st, 2016

Today, we are pleased to present Vic Lance as our guest blogger for our Construction and Lien Law Blog.  Vic Lance is the founder and president of Lance Surety Bond Associates. He is a surety bond expert who helps contractors get licensed and bonded. Vic graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Business Administration
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Georgia Construction Lawyers to Speak at Seminar

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Honors & Awards,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the July 20th, 2015

The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce that construction attorneys Mark Cobb and Christopher Thurman will be presenting at an upcoming seminar on Georgia construction law. The course is organized by The Seminar Group and is called Construction Law in Georgia. It will be held on October 1, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. This programs
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2015 Georgia Laws and the Construction Industry

Posted in Current Legal Issues by Blue Blog on the May 18th, 2015

The Georgia General Assembly adjourned sine die on April 2, the 40th and last day of the 2015 legislative session. From that date, Governor Deal had 40 days to sign or veto the 312 bills that successfully passed both houses. To date, the Governed has signed 193 and vetoed 8 bills. This is the first
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Legal Fees and Construction Lawyers

Posted in Business Law,Current Legal Issues by Blue Blog on the September 8th, 2014

We are thrilled to confirm that Cobb Law Group’s rates are among the most competitive in the nation! In the September 2014 edition of the ABA Journal (the official journal of the American Bar Association), reveals the national averages of attorneys’ hourly rate. At large law firms (those with 400 or more attorneys), senior partners
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Construction Law Symposium in New Orleans!

Posted in Current Legal Issues by Blue Blog on the April 10th, 2014

This is an exciting week at the Cobb Law Group; our materialmen’s lien and payment bond lawyer, Mark Cobb, will be attending the ABA (American Bar Association)’s Forum on the Construction industry’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans!  The topic of the 2014 Annual Meeting is “Beat the Blues: Counseling the Client During the Course of
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S.B. 269 Pending Legislation Could Be Great for Georgia Lien Claimants

Posted in Current Legal Issues by Blue Blog on the January 25th, 2014

by Mark A. Cobb Virginia Construction Lawyer, Christopher G. Hill, maintains the highly-regarded blog “Construction Law Musings”.  He recently honored the Cobb Law Group by requesting that Mark Cobb write a guest post.  Mark chose to write about some pending Georgia legislation which is based on a Virginia statue.   Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R-Marietta) recently introduced
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Breaking News–Supreme Court Victory for Subcontractors

Posted in Contracts,Current Legal Issues,Georgia Case Law by Blue Blog on the December 8th, 2013

by Mark A. Cobb In its December 3, 2013 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court took a very important stand in favor of subcontractors!  For those of us watching Atlantic Marine Construction Co., Inc. v. United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, et al. closely, we were delighted to see that the Supreme
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Cobb to Speak at AGC Georgia Seminar

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Honors & Awards by Blue Blog on the December 4th, 2013

by Dorothy Spencer Georgia construction attorney Mark Cobb has been asked to be a presenter at the construction law seminar, “CONTRACTOR SURVIVAL 101”, sponsored by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Georgia held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 in Tifton, Georgia. According to the AGC Georgia’s information brochure, “Construction firms are faced with difficult legal,
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Are Police too Militaristic? Does That Make Them Unconstitutional?

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Miscellaneous by Blue Blog on the July 10th, 2013

Huffington Post journalist, Radley Balko has written a very interesting article for the most recent issue of the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal regarding the evolution of America’s police from friendly public servants to pseudo-military; to read this article, please click here > > If you would like to read more, the article’s author, Radley
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Amendment to Georgia’s Lien Law Takes Effect Today

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Materilamen's Liens by Blue Blog on the July 2nd, 2013

  by Mark A. Cobb On July 1, most of the 2013 Georgia legislative changes take effect including a very crucial amendment to Georgia’s lien laws. Earlier, this year, our state legislature approved and our Governor signed in to law, an amendment to the Georgia Mechanics and Materialmen’s Lien Statutes which allows lien claimants the
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