Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Tips to Promote a Successful Construction Project

Posted in Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the February 11th, 2018

This blog article is written by our newest construction law paralegal, Francisco Garcia-Soroeta. Francisco joined the Cobb Law Group’s construction practice to serve our all of our clients including Spanish speaking construction professionals throughout Georgia with their construction contracts, payment issues, and construction litigation. When beginning operations on a new construction project everything is going
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Meet Our New Intern!

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the February 1st, 2018

Construction Attorney Mark Cobb serves as adjunct faculty at Thomas University where he teaches business law and economics to undergraduates and MBA students.  Throughout his tenure, he has met many exceptional students.  One such student, Joakim Morlin, hails from Sweden and recently joined the Cobb Law Group as an intern.  We thought our clients would
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Great Tips from the ABA Forum on Construction Law

Posted in Subcontractor Law,Subcontractor Liability by Blue Blog on the January 24th, 2018

Last week, two of our construction attorneys, Mark Cobb and Stephanie Dougherty, attended the Mid-Winter Meeting of the ABA’s Forum on Construction Law. During the three day conference, they attended substantive seminars related to construction law, meet other construction lawyers, and saw old friends from past meetings. This years Construction Forum was particularly useful to
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The 2017 AIA Construction Contracts Updates

Posted in Case Law,Contracts by Blue Blog on the January 8th, 2018

By:  Robby C. Stubley For nearly 130 years, the American Association of Architects (AIA) has published some of the most popular and widely used forms and documents in the construction industry. Historically, the AIA has continuously revised and updated those documents to reflect current industry standards and conditions, issuing revisions to their standard forms and
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Are You Using New I-9 Form and Electronically Submitting OSHA 300A?

Posted in Construction Employers,Practical Tips,Subcontractor Law by Blue Blog on the December 13th, 2017

by Mark A. Cobb Contractors constantly run the balance between running a viable and profitable business and executing and performing quality work under their contracts.  Our blog attempts to keep our readers up to date on issues which impact construction professionals. Today, there are two updates which you need to know! 1. Form I-9 Updates
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A Christmas List to Improve Construction Projects

Posted in Fun! by Blue Blog on the December 8th, 2017

By Mark A. Cobb As construction attorneys working throughout Georgia, the Cobb Law Group stays busy. Because we represent project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers, we come across the same issues repeatedly–contract issues and subcontractor defaults, payment issues, slow-payments, payment bond claims, lien claims, and similar construction matters. In the spirit of the holiday,
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New Law Strengthens Georgia’s Business Judgment Rule

Posted in Business Law,Case Law by Blue Blog on the October 11th, 2017

by Robby Stubley Recent changes to Georgia’s laws have made changes that impact businesses and their decision makers.  Specifically, House Bill 192, codified at O.C.G.A. § 7-1-490(c) for banks and O.C.G.A. § 14-2-830(c) and § 14-2-842 (c) for corporations, signed by Governor Nathan Deal on May 9, 2017 became effective as of July 1, 2017
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The Adolescence of Green Building Techniques

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the July 16th, 2017

Today , we welcome a quest columnist Steve Wright.  Steve Wright works for Whirlwind Steel Buildings, a manufacturer of pre-engineered steel buildings and components. Whirlwind Steel metal buildings are manufactured and designed to meet the highest quality standards. To learn more, visit http://www.whirlwindsteel.com. Green building, the construction of environmentally friendly, energy efficient structures built using
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Meet our New Construction Law Paralegal!

Posted in Miscellaneous by Blue Blog on the June 12th, 2017

by Dorothy Spencer James Eubanks recently joined the Cobb Law Group as paralegal focusing on materialmen’s liens, payment bond claims and Georgia construction law. His experience and attention to detail make him a remarkable fit for our statewide construction law practice. His educational background includes an impressive college experience at the University of Florida, and
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Tips to Help Owners Complete a Successful Construction Project

Posted in Practical Tips,Project Owner Information by Blue Blog on the May 26th, 2017

by Mark Cobb This is the first in a series of articles to assist project owners in planning for and achieving a successful construction project. This series will address the three phases of project planning, project bidding, and project management to provide practical solutions to avoid problems and promote the likelihood of a timely, better
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