Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog


Hire a Veteran!

Posted in Miscellaneous by Blue Blog on the October 5th, 2012

by:  Mark A. Cobb The Cobb Law Group appreciates the sacrifices made by our country’s military veterans, and we are pleased to share a wonderful resource for our readers.  If you have a job vacancy–construction or otherwise–then you should consider the American Jobs for American Heroes website which allows you to post a free job
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Georgia Construction Sites turn PINK!

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Miscellaneous by Blue Blog on the September 7th, 2012

by:  Mark Cobb Construction sites get a bad rap.  Movies and plays show overweight, middle-aged contractors ogling girls and yelling out cat calls from beams and heavy equipment.  But, if you look closely at some Georgia construction sites, you just might see something entirely different…… ……PINK CRANES! That’s right, Mableton’s family-owned Phoenix Crane Rental Company
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Help Us Get Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Blog in Top 100!

Posted in Miscellaneous by Blue Blog on the August 15th, 2012

Dear Faithful Readers, Every year, the American Bar Association publishes its list of the Top 100 legal blogs (affectionately referred to as a bLAWg) in the country.  Law firms are not allowed to nominate themselves, but we can direct our readers to the nomination link.  So, here’s your chance to nominate our Georgia Construction, Lien
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PROHIBITION 2012–CONTEST OF CALIFORNIA’S NEW FOIS GRAS BAN

Posted in Current Legal Issues,Miscellaneous by Administrator on the July 25th, 2012

  By:  Mark A. Cobb Cobb Law Group Admittedly, this is a little off-topic, but we have been keeping an eye on California’s ban on fois gras; this new legislation (California SB 1520) took effect on July 1, and it prohibits the  production of fois gras as well as the sale of foie gras in
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iPhone and Android Heat Index App for Construction Workers

Posted in Miscellaneous,Practical Tips by Administrator on the June 4th, 2012

by:   Mark Cobb Cobb Law Group This afternoon, our expected highs will be in the mid 90’s!  This is hot!  It doesn’t matter whether you are sitting in your house by an air conditioning vent, running errands or working outside, this is hot!.  Because many of our clients are construction professionals and many of their
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Cutting Construction Costs

Posted in Miscellaneous,Practical Tips by Administrator on the May 15th, 2012

Today, the Cobb Law Group is pleased to welcome a guest post from a consultant to the construction industry; we hope that you will leave us comments and feedback regarding this article! During tough economic times, cost-cutting is essential in order to stay competitive. However, if done the wrong way, cost-cutting can have a detrimental
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Cobb Law Group is Pleased to Support Local Charity Event

Posted in Miscellaneous by Administrator on the February 28th, 2012

Once again, the Cobb Law Group is pleased to be a supporter of the Thomasville Antique Show.  This amazing show has been described as one of the best “small” antique shows in the country.  The quality of antiques available are unparalleled in quality, but it is the people behind the Show that make it so
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Recent ABA Forum on Construction Law held in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Miscellaneous by Administrator on the October 18th, 2011

I just returned from the fall meeting of the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry (held this year in Atlanta, Georgia), and it was an exciting time!  It was great to see old friends and meet some new colleagues from across the United States; it was also a great opportunity to share thoughts
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New Year’s Resolutions for Sub-Contractors & Suppliers

Posted in Good Business Practices,Materilamen's Liens,Miscellaneous,Notices to Owner (NTO's) by Administrator on the January 25th, 2011

Recently, we were interviewed for another Lowe’s for Pros article (click here to read the interview), and  it made me think about a topic for this blog entry.   It’s a new year, and that brings new goals for those in the consruction industry.  Thus, we thought we’d help you work on some resolutions to help
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Georgia Court Clerks Raise Fees (House Bill 1055)

Posted in Miscellaneous by Administrator on the July 7th, 2010

During these difficult economic times, most people have been very sensitive to cost increases; in fact, many businesses and law firms (ours included) have reduced fees in order to help our friends and clients.  Unfortunately, the costs of dealing with Georgia courts have just gone up.  They didn’t go up a couple of dollars or
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