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Construction, Surety & Design Professionals

Kirton McConkie attorneys routinely handle issues for the construction industry from simple disputes to complex litigation. We represent project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, design professionals, suppliers, sureties, governmental entities and construction lenders.

The resolution of disputes may go beyond the courtroom to panels, mediation or arbitration where our attorneys have a depth of experienced in informal resolution proceedings.

In addition to their legal training, the attorneys in the Construction industry group hold technical degrees in Civil Engineering and/or have real world construction experience allowing them to give cost effective and practical solutions. Our technical knowledge enables us to communicate industry specific information to judges, juries and decision makers in meaningful and understandable ways.

One case recently handled by Kirton McConkie’s Construction Litigation group was Northview Christian Church, Inc. v. E & D Company PLLC et al. Kirton McConkie successfully had its clients (six design professional companies involved in the design of a large concrete dome church in Dothan, Alabama) transferred out of a larger action in Dallas, Texas to their home state of Idaho. Following transfer of the case, Kirton McConkie obtained a successful resolution of the matter.

Areas of specialty include:

  • Construction Litigation
  • Mechanics' Liens and Bond Claims
  • Construction Defect and Scheduling Claims
  • Design Professional Liability
  • Surety Defense and Indemnification
  • Government Contracts and Claims