Zinzow Law

Two Zinzow Law Attorneys Make 2019 Super Lawyers List

John J. Thresher, Esq., Board Certified in Construction Law, has been selected as a Super Lawyer and D. Michael Arendall, Esq., AV®Preeminent™ rated since 2011, has been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star.  No more than five percent of the lawyers in Florida are selected by Super Lawyers.  Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, […]

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Justin Zinzow presents to the Marion County Builders Association

Zinzow Law Attorney, Justin Zinzow, had the opportunity to speak with the Marion County Builders Association about 558 Notices during their General Membership Meeting on April 25, 2019.

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Justin Zinzow presents to Bayonet Plumbing

Zinzow Law Attorney, Justin Zinzow, was invited to speak with Bayonet Plumbing about Chapter 713, Notices to Owner and Liens.

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Justin Zinzow presents to BCH Mechanical

Zinzow Law Attorney, Justin Zinzow, was invited to present a seminar to BCH Mechanical on Chapter 713, Notices to Owner and Liens.

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Chapter 558 Notice of Construction Defects: What Your First Steps Should Be, Misteps to Avoid, and Actions You can Take Now to Protect Yourself Long Before a Defect is Claimed

If you have built or participated in the building of a community or a structure and have received the dreaded Chapter 558 Notice of Construction Defects, your first instinct is to contact your insurance agent and insurer immediately. You provide them the Notice to trigger insurance coverage and gain assistance from your insurer. Your insurer […]

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Weaving Around the Thorny Branches of Dual Community Association Membership

You are sitting at your desk, sipping your first cup of coffee, and checking emails, some of which you saw overnight – attorneys in modern practice hardly keep bankers’hours-and the receptionist buzzes your line. Your presence is requested at the front desk, and when you arrive there the process server delivers the sour news and […]

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First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers (Think Shakespeare)

Does this lawyer have your attention? Allow me to set the stage. You meet an interesting fellow at a social event. He asks you what you do and what brought you to the event. Intrigued, you then ask him the same, at which point he responds that he is a lawyer. You remember Shakespeare’s admonition, […]

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Your Lawyer is a Trusted Teammate in Building your Game Plan

You heard it here, folks, perhaps for the very first time: Lawyers are people, too. Often the targets of a host of very funny and clever jokes, and routinely occupying a space near or below used car salesmen on a chart of our society’s most beloved professionals, lawyers have been on the defense for years. […]

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You Spent How Much? Who Really Cares? – Discovery and Evidentiary Value of an Opponent’s Billing Records

Nowadays, the fight over attorneys’ fees and costs due a prevailing party at the end of litigation can be just as contentious — and consequential to the parties — as any single piece of the litigation itself. Parties gather evidence and present expert testimony, with the nonprevailing party contending throughout that the case was simple, […]

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Don’t Hire Unlicensed Contractors or Subcontractors-The Newest Reason Why

You awake in your blaze orange jumpsuit to yelling and stagnant air, unsure what time it is because your room has no doors or windows. In case you had not guessed, you are in prison for violating the law. It is a felony to engage in construction activities without holding a license if one is […]

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