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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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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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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How to Review Contracts and Specifications LIKE an ATTORNEY and WITHOUT an ATTORNEY

If lawyers are being honest with themselves, they will acknowledge that contractors can often be successful without attorneys in their back pocket on every issue and project. These successful contractors have learned from bad experiences and from their attorneys, how to approach a contract and specification review like an attorney and without an attorney. This […]

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New Laws to Live By

Someone once said that laws are like sausages; it is better not to see them being made. As a sportsman who makes a mean wild-game sausage I disagree. But this is not a cook book, so I should say that as a lawyer, a statesman, and a patriot I also disagree. Laws, their application, and […]

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Preserving Your Right to Insurance Coverage

No architect, engineer, or other design professional wants to think about liability (error and omissions) insurance coverage for design defects. However, in today’s business climate, ensuring that such coverage exists should be one of the professional’s top goals. All too often, design professionals are dragged into lengthy and expensive lawsuits brought by owners, notwithstanding the […]

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