August 8, 2016 09:08 AM
Certification, which is a voluntary program, is the highest level of evaluation by The Florida Bar of competency and experience within an area of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice. To obtain this Board Certification, attorneys are required to demonstrate substantial involvement in the area of construction law, pass a written examination, and satisfy an extensive background peer review assessment. Out of Florida’s more than 98,000 lawyers, only 366 are Board Certified in Construction Law.
Michael is a member of the firm’s Construction Litigation Practice Group and is based out of Shutts & Bowen’s Miami office. A Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rated attorney, he has over 20 years of experience representing owners and developers, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in nearly all aspects of the construction industry and commercial and insurance litigation.
James is a member of the firm’s Construction Litigation Practice Group and is based out of the firm’s Tampa office. He represents owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, and lenders in disputes involving, among other things, construction defects, delay claims, mechanic’s liens, insurance coverage, bond issues, and construction loans. He also advises clients on alternative methods of dispute resolution.
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