Jeff Chapman, in partnership with the AGC of Austin, will present a mechanic's lien and payment bond law seminar to the AGC's membership on February 29, 2016 at the AGC Chapter Office. Details can be found on he AGC of Austin's website by following the link below. AGC Lien Law [...]
Do you need quick answers to questions about municipal contracting ad purchasing? There are many individual statutes that govern a city's responsibilities and obligations in the procurement process. These regulations cover all types of procurement, not just construction spending.
Here is a paper that is currently published on the Texas Attorney general's website. I, along with three co-authors, wrote this paper. We've updated it to bring it current through the last legislative session in 2012. Future updates will follow pending action from the 82nd Legislature in 2013.
Jeff Chapman is pleased to be a speaker at the Texas City Attorneys Association's Summer Conference. Mr. Chapman has been a regular presenter at the conference in the past. This conference he will speak about construction projects that experience default and other challenges. The topic is Working Through Contractor Default: Tips [...]
Caroline Hall will present "Clearing Mechanic's Liens on Real Property" at Half Moon Seminar's Clearing Real Estate Title Conference on May 12, 2015.
Jeff Chapman and Caroline Hall will present two topics on Performance and Payment Bpnd Claims and the Litigation of Lien and Bond Claims on July 29 in Austin, Texas. Mr. Chapman will address the statutory regulations and constraints placed on sureties who issue construction bonds in Texas as well as [...]
The Chapman Firm PLLC opening was announced by the Austin Business Journal.
On May 7, 2014 in Austin, Texas Lorman Education Services presents AIA Contracts. Jeff Chapman will teach a portion of that seminar discussing Negotiation of AIA Contracts from a Contractors Perspective. The goal of the seminar will be to provide attendees a balanced and complete perspective of negotiating these very [...]
New Water Infrastructure ProjectNorth Texas and the Upper Trinity Water Regional Water District are set to construct the first new water supply reservoir in decades. This article demonstrates the time required for planning, permitting, approval, construction, and use. New water supply and reservoir construction is not a quick process. Even [...]
13th Court Comments on Certificate of Merit Statute The Thirteenth Court of Appeals released this opinion on December 5, 2013 that provides commentary and interpretation to the Texas Certificate of Merit Statute, found in chapter 150 of the Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code. In the case, a general contractor [...]
Texas Construction Trust Funds The link provided will take you to a short article I had published in Texas Contractor Magazine about the Texas Trust Fund Statute. That stature is the subject of current debate amongst legal practitioners. In many cases where I represent general contracors against subcontractors on payment [...]