Knowledgeable Construction Law Representation
Construction is a significant industry in Southern Nevada. At Hawkins Melendrez, PC, a boutique law firm in Las Vegas, we provide legal services to meet the needs of those in the construction business. Our clients range from subcontractors and general contractors to engineers and architectural firms.
More Than 40 Years Of Combined Legal Experience
We provide legal representation based on deep knowledge of the construction industry with more than 40 years of combined legal experience. Our lawyers are well-versed in the many overlapping areas of law that affect the construction industry, including business and commercial law, land use and zoning, litigation and real estate.
We have strong business backgrounds that give us insight into realistic strategies. As problem-solvers, we excel at identifying sensible solutions for accomplishing clients’ goals. With experience handling multimillion-dollar projects, our attorneys bring a results-driven focus to every case.
Professional Guidance For Construction Matters
At Hawkins Melendrez, PC, our legal team is intimately familiar with Southern Nevada’s legal and business landscapes. Specifically, we understand the many facets of construction projects, from the bidding process through completion and all stages in between. Clients rely on our professional judgment and frank, upfront assessment of legal issues such as:
- Contracts and addendums
- Breach of contract
- Mechanic’s liens
- Bond claims
- Construction defect litigation
- Delay claims
- Change and stop orders
- Subcontractor claims
- Bid protests
- Arbitration and mediation
Arbitration, Mediation, Litigation And Appeals
Our attorneys understand the legal complexities involved in government contracts with local, state and federal entities. Additionally, we have substantial experience with arbitration, of construction disputes and this experience helps us represent our clients’ interests during every stage of a dispute, from initial communication and negotiations to mediation, arbitration, litigation in court and, when appropriate, appeals.
Our counsel is grounded in discussions with our clients where we explain the law, the risks and opportunities of each method, as well as potential outcomes based on our decades of real-world experience working in Southern Nevada.