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Review of New Washington Lien Law Treatise

How to File A Mechanics Lien

Early this week, Stoel Rives, LLP (@stoelrives), the publisher of the construction law blog Ahead of Schedule, announced the publication of a “Washington state lien law treatise.” I’ve downloaded and read this treatise, and as further explored in this post, highly recommend it as a comprehensive reference book for Washington attorneys, or anyone (please, let […]

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Mechanic Lien Guest Article in Puget Sound Business Journal

Mechanics Lien Lawyer

Last week, the Puget Sound Business Journal (@PSBJ) published an article I wrote about mechanics lien laws in Washington state. Thanks to them for contacting me about the guest contribution and publishing the article. The article, titled “Mechanic’s liens gets a little easier (subscription required),” addressed the recent legal hurricane in Washington’s construction industry caused by […]

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Huge Washington Mechanic Lien Case Accepted by Supreme Court for Review

Handling Financial Risk

The appellate court decision in Williams v. Athletic Field, Inc. was the shot heard around the world for construction lawyers and the construction industry in Washington state. The court – three years after first deciding the case – revisited the decision and reversed itself, holding that the language acknowledging the lien claimant’s signature that is […]

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