The inland Northwest is seeing unprecedented activity in the construction industry. Home building, condominium and apartment projects, commercial construction, tenant improvement work and even basic home remodels can all have many facets where competent legal representation is invaluable.
The lawyers at Ramsden, Marfice, Ealy & Harris represent project developers (both commercial and residential), homeowners, general contractors, specialty contractors, subcontractors, architects, surveyors and engineers in a wide range of issues arising from construction projects in both Idaho and Washington. Our broad range of experience allows us to understand the complex issues that can arise during a construction-related dispute.
Lien & Bond Claims
We are experienced in prosecuting and defending lien and public works bond claims. We have extensive experience in drafting, recording, and prosecuting actions to perfect statutory materialman and/or mechanic's liens as well as preparing and prosecuting public works bond actions under the federal Miller Act and state "Little Miller Act" statutes.
Construction Defect Claims
Our attorneys are experienced in both prosecuting and defending construction defect claims that can arise from deficient structural and/or architectural design as well as defective or poor workmanship. We have extensive experience defending professional negligence claims against engineers and architects that arise from public works and private construction projects. We are also experienced in handling all aspects of construction defect, warranty and other construction-related cases through trial or arbitration.
Contract Preparation & Review
We also draft and review construction contracts for project owners, homeowners, general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, and architects. By drafting and reviewing construction contracts, we seek to help our clients recognize and avoid potential disputes that can arise during the course of a construction project and minimize their legal risks associated with the project.