Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Construction Lawyers Learn the Business of Construction

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the April 18th, 2018

by Mark A. Cobb Every year, we attend on or more of the construction law seminars hosted by the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law. In January, Stephanie Dougherty and I attended the Forum’s session on laws impacting material suppliers and subcontractors (click here to learn more) which was great. Last week, however, I
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Portal Web Para Nuestros Clientes Hispanohablantes

Posted in Uncategorized by Blue Blog on the April 9th, 2018

By: Francisco R. García-Soroeta Nos place presentar, a toda la comunidad hispanohablante, nuestro nuevo portal web en español. En el Cobb Law Group siempre nos hemos esmerado para asistir a la comunidad extensa que vive alrededor de Georgia que tiene como su lengua materna el español, pero ahora con nuestro personal bilingüe y paginas web
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South Georgia Construction Mediation & Arbitration Coming Soon

Posted in Arbitration by Blue Blog on the March 16th, 2018

The Cobb Law Group is pleased to announce that this summer, we will begin offering mediation and arbitration in our offices located in Atlanta and in South Georgia. In fact, we are certain that we are the only state-wide construction law firm in South Georgia offering construction arbitration and construction mediation. Mark Cobb, founding member
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The Basics of General Contractor License in Georgia

Posted in General Contractor Info,Practical Tips by Blue Blog on the March 12th, 2018

  Why does Georgia general contractor to be licensed? In the State of Georgia, any project that exceeds the amount of $2,500.00 requires the general contractor to be a licensed contractor.  Thus, whenever a building is built or an existing structure is remodeled, owners and property developers need to hire a prime contractor who holds
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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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