Christopher Hill

Owner/Attorney at The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC


Glen Allen, VA

About Christopher Hill
Christopher G. Hill, LEED AP is Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator, construction lawyer and owner of the Richmond, VA firm, The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC. Chris has been nominated and elected by his peers to Virginia's Legal Elite in the Construction Law category on multiple occasions and is a member of the Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2011 and 2012 and to the Virginia Super Lawyers in Construction Litigation for 2017 through 2019. He specializes in mechanic's liens, contract review and consulting, occupational safety issues (VOSH and OSHA), and risk management for construction professionals.

Chris authors the Construction Law Musings blog where he discusses legal and policy issues relevant to construction professionals. Additionally, Chris is active in the Associated General Contractors of Virginia including membership on the AGC-VA Richmond District Executive Committee, service on the Board of Governors of Construction Law and Public Contracts Section of the Virginia State Bar from 2011 through 2018 and current membership in the Section Council of the Virginia Bar Association’s Construction and Public Contracts Law Section.
Recent articles by Christopher Hill

Virginia Joins The Crowd On Liens: What Does It Mean?

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First and foremost, thanks to my pal Scott Wolfe for the opportunity to discuss what is a major change in Virginia law regarding mechanic’s liens. I always appreciate the opportunity... Read more

Is Messing With Mechanics Lien Statutes a Good Idea?

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First of all, thanks to Scott and the other good folks here at the Construction Payment Blog for their continued support of my Construction Law Musings blog with both these... Read more

The Strict Nature of Virginia Lien Apportionment Rules

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This is a guest post from our friend Christopher Hill of the Construction Law Musings blog. Christopher is a construction attorney in Virginia who has contributed to the Construction Payment... Read more

A Virginia Mechanic’s Lien Change for the Better

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Christopher G. Hill, LEED AP is solo practitioner, Virginia Supreme Court certified General District Court mediator, lawyer and owner of the Richmond, VA firm, The Law Office of Christopher G.... Read more

A Guide To Virginia Payment Bond Claims

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Thanks to guest blogger Christoper G. Hill for his contribution to our State Bond Claims Blog Series, addressing the topic as it relates to Virginia’s Little Miller Act. Christopher G.... Read more

Open Accounts and Mechanics Liens

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Christopher G. Hill, LEED AP is Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator, construction lawyer and owner of the Richmond, VA firm, The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC. Chris authors... Read more

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Recent blog articles
Dealing With an Uncertain Construction Future in Uncertain Times

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I posted previously regarding the notice issues relating to delays and COVID-19.  Here in Virginia, things got even more uncertain regarding the ability of construction companies to complete work in...

Contract Necessities: Don’t Leave Home Without ‘Em!

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Originally posted 2011-06-10 09:00:17. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome a return post from Melissa Dewey Brumback.  Melissa is a litigation partner at Ragsdale Liggett PLLC...

Construction Legislation Likely to Take Effect July 1, 2020

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Coronavirus is dominating the news and planning for the effects of COVID-19 is a big deal for construction companies in the Commonwealth.  However, these issues, though immediate, are not the...

LEEDigation: A Different Take

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Originally posted 2015-01-30 09:48:16. This weeks Guest Post Friday at Musings is a real treat. Sara Sweeney is a registered architect, LEED AP and GreenFaith Fellow in religious environmental leadership....

Construction in the Time of Coronavirus

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One cannot look look at one’s phone, computer or even the road outside the window without seeing signs of the impact that coronavirus (COVD-19) is having on the world at...


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Originally posted 2015-08-03 09:00:14. In an unusual flurry of occupational safety related activity, the Virginia courts decided two cases in the last week relating to either the review of occupational...

A Few More 2020 Bills “Crossing Over” in the General Assembly

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Last week I posted about a few bills that should be noted by the construction community here in Virginia.  Now that the “crossover” (passed Senate bills headed to House and...

Changing Landscape: How Can Construction Professionals Keep Up?

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Originally posted 2010-10-13 09:10:19. For this week’s Guest Post Friday, Musings welcomes Imad Naffa.  Imad is the Founder and President of NAFFA International, a private Building Code Consulting Services company...

Don’t Just Document- Document Right!

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Originally posted 2011-05-20 09:00:20. I have stated to clients on many occasions that paper is a lawyer’s best friend.  Because of a recent case from the Virginia Supreme Court, I...

The Cloud Dissipates (a bit)

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Originally posted 2015-10-14 15:52:20. Remember HB 1265 that I discussed here at Musings back on February 6, 2012?  Well, thanks to the efforts of the AGC of Virginia among other...