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Construction Law

Going Beyond Brick & Mortar

At Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., we follow one plan of action in our Construction Law practice area: Use our incredibly talented lawyers to build the best case.
Our versatile Construction Law practice group consists of a reliable team of experts that is well-versed in construction industry issues. From creative financing and complex contract disputes to performance and payment bonds, they understand the importance of planning a case, building it from the ground up and providing the necessary legal support to ensure it withstands the utmost scrutiny.

Based on a solid foundation of construction industry experience, our construction lawyers represent commercial contractors, developers, lenders, residential builders, subcontractors and sureties with the expertise and skill born of long and thoughtful experience in areas such as:
  • Construction financing
  • Contract (both general and subcontract) formulation and review
  • Dispute avoidance counseling
  • Litigation involving mechanic's lien foreclosures
  • Construction and design defect cases
  • Statutory and common law warranty cases
  • Owner/contractor disputes
  • Contractor/subcontractor disputes
  • Delay claims
  • Bid disputes
  • Insurance disputes
  • Performance and bond cases

Whether we represent clients in alternative dispute resolution, construction related arbitration or mediation, you will see a commitment to excellence designed stand the test of time.

It's this type of commitment to excellence that has brought a continuing stream of clients through our doors, including Weis Builders, Inc.; Fabcon, Incorporated; Keith Waters & Associates, Inc.; Capitol Roofing Corporation; St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company; JMS Companies; Heritage Development; Assured Financial, LLC; Lakeland Construction Finance, LLC; Shuberry Homes, Inc.; Moline Concrete Products, Inc.; R.A. Kot Homes; Kiehm Construction; Twin City Housing; various construction lenders; and other residential and commercial developers and owners.

When you build a case using the best resources, you are bound to like the results, which is just what our clients have come to expect and demand. For us, it's all in a day's work. For more information, contact us today.





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John D. Nolde
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Michael E. Obermueller
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John M. Stern
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Todd B. Urness
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