Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bill Caldwell Talks Construction in the Carolinas

  Bill Caldwell Talks Construction in the Carolinas By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, PA gshelton@horacktalley.com It’s been a busy time for me in Lawyerland, but I would not be able to enjoy my weekend if I … Continue reading

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Federal Contracting Series – Part Six

The Miller Act and You By: Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. gshelton@horacktalley.com Think about what would happen if contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers could file a mechanic’s lien on a government project. The sheriff could actually sell … Continue reading

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What is Mediation?

  A Mediation Education By:  Gregory L. Shelton Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A. gshelton@horacktalley.com   Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) refers to out-of-court methods of resolving legal fights.  ADR has been around for a long time.  During the ordeal, trial … Continue reading

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Federal Contracting Series – Part Five

  The Dollars are in the Details By:  Gregory L. Shelton gshelton@horacktalley.com I have been monitoring the advance sheets in South Carolina and North Carolina for an interesting case concerning federal contracting.  Ask and you shall receive. Hot off the … Continue reading

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Pics Or It Didn’t Happen: Using Photographs to Document the Project

Using Photographs to Document the Project By:  Gregory L. Shelton Photographs provide the finder of fact (whether judge, jury, or arbitrator) with a wealth of information about a construction dispute. The owner may criticize a contractor for not performing work … Continue reading

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