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
Another Twist on Uniwest and Indemnification

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Welcome to 2020!  I thought I’d start with a case that adds a twist to the Uniwest case that has been discussed previously here at Construction Law Musings.  Uniwest essentially held...

LEED and Effective Job Creation

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Originally posted 2012-01-20 09:00:05. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, we welcome back Elaine Hirsch.  Elaine describes herself as a kind of a jack-of-all-interests, from...

Happy New Year 2020 from Construction Law Musings

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Another year of work, fun and interesting cases and relationships is in the books.  I hope all of you had a great 2019, and for that matter a great decade...

Tall and Sustainable Is Not an Easy Fix

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Originally posted 2016-10-26 11:35:05. Way back in 2009, I discussed the interaction between taller and taller buildings and sustainable (“green”) building.  Back then, the reference was to the construction of...

Happy Holidays from Construction Law Musings

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Happily, the older two kids are home from college and Musings is enjoying some time off for Christmas. I wish you all Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from The Law...

Just When You Thought the Green Building Risk Discussion Was Over. . .

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Originally posted 2012-09-10 09:00:00. As a reader of Construction Law Musings, you no doubt realize that I am a big proponent of “green” or sustainable building.  I have also been...

Once Again: Contract Terms Matter

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I know, you’ve heard this over and over again here at Construction Law Musings: courts in Virginia will interpret a contract strictly and in a manner that gives meaning to...

Why Accounts Age And Solutions For Construction Industry Credit Managers

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Originally posted 2015-03-17 10:06:57. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Musings, we welcome back Scott Wolfe.  Scott is the CEO of Zlien, a company that provides software and...

From Rosie The Riveter to Green Irene: A Plan For Bringing Women Into The Green Revolution

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Originally posted 2011-03-04 10:00:01. For this week’s Guest Post Friday here at Construction Law Musings, I’m happy to re-welcome a good friend, Shari Shapiro, Esq., LEED AP.  Shari blogs at...

Construction Law Musings Turns 11

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11 years ago this tiny announcement post started my journey into blogging (or is is “blawging”?).  Since then, I’ve met a few construction lawyers here in Virginia that refer to...