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Construction Law

The law firm of Hutchinson, Cox represents clients in all areas of the construction industry, including but not limited to, contractors, builders, homeowners, architects, and developers. Our land use attorneys have worked with a variety of clients, both large and small, throughout Oregon in construction law matters.

Typical Issues / Cases Handled

  • We assist our clients with a wide variety of construction law issues, including:
  • Bid and contract preparation and negotiation of enforcement of construction liens for both homeowners and contractors when a party alleges they have not been fully paid for materials or services provided.
  • Arbitration and litigation both before the Construction Contractor Board and in Oregon State Courts
  • (CCB) Construction Contractor Board claims and representation for both homeowners, contractors, and sub-contractors.
  • Construction defects cases arising out of residential or commercial construction agreements.

Our law firm has over 20 years of combined experience in handling legal matters related to residential and commercial construction. Frank Gibson, Patrick Stevens and William Sherlock have all had extensive involvement with construction cases throughout the State of Oregon.

Attorneys Practicing in Construction Law Include:

Paul R. Allen
Frank C. Gibson
William H. Sherlock
Patrick L. Stevens


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