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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In researching liens in the Commonwealth of Virginia, I ran across a question that should be on the minds of construction professionals in Virginia, particularly suppliers of materials.  The question... Read more

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Recent blog articles
Happy Independence Day from Construction Law Musings

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As things warm up as they always do in July in Richmond, Virginia here’s wishing you all a wonderful 4th of July from Construction Law Musings and The Law Office...

Ten Years Since Going Solo!

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Wow!  It’s been 10 years since my first day as a solo practitioner of construction law at The Law Office of Christopher G. Hill, PC.  Time sure has flown by...

Have the Feds Taken Over Arbitration?

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Originally posted 2016-12-12 09:00:31. Image via Wikipedia All of us in construction have run into mandatory arbitration clauses in our contracts. These clauses are more or less desirable based upon...

An Interesting Take on Unjust Enrichment from the Virginia Supreme Court

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Construction jobs involve numerous contractual relationships between and among general contractors, suppliers, architects, and subcontractors (to name a few of the relationships).  In most cases, aside from exceptions such as...

Lien Waivers Should Be Fair — And Efficient

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Originally posted 2015-02-13 09:11:46. This week for our Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome back my good friend Scott Wolfe. Scott, a thought leader in the...

Developers of Common Interest Communities: Be Prepared for the Next “Perfect Storm”

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Originally posted 2012-05-18 14:11:52. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, I welcome a friend. John Tarley is an attorney with the Williamsburg law firm of Tarley Robinson,...

Construction Mediation is Exhausting, but Worth It!

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Originally posted 2010-12-27 09:00:05. Here at Construction Law Musings, we have discussed mediation from numerous angles.  From a great Guest Post from Vickie Pynchon (@vpynchon) on Ways Your Construction Mediation...

The Firm Hits the Seven Year Mark

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Originally posted 2017-07-01 10:00:34. My how time flies!  It seems like I blinked and seven years have passed since I opened my solo construction practice on July 1, 2010.  The...

In Any Construction Lawsuit, Be Sure to Name the Right People

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Originally posted 2017-12-01 12:30:43. The title of this post may seem obvious.  Of course you need to name the right people.  “Why even write about this?”  you may ask yourself. ...

Happy Memorial Day from Construction Law Musings

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Well, the “official” beginning of Summer is upon us and shows that time moves forward even in the oddest of times. The office is closed and I am enjoying the...