Construction lawyers specialize in helping contractors, material suppliers, and other construction businesses understand and enforce their legal rights. A construction attorney can help you prepare or review a contract, give you legal advice in the event of a workmanship or payment dispute, and represent you in a foreclosure suit or other court proceeding.
Levelset’s legal directory is the only online list exclusively dedicated to attorneys active in the construction industry. Browse the list to view all construction attorneys licensed to practice in Alaska.
Focus: A lawyer who specializes in construction law is typically better trained to support those who work in the building industry than a generalist. Furthermore, some specialize in commercial construction, while others work more on residential construction cases.
Experience: While the number of years practicing law can be one indication of experience, it’s not the only factor. Do they have a history of successfully representing clients in your position? Have they worked on cases similar to yours?
Involvement: Is the attorney active in construction organizations or industry trade groups? Do they give short answers to questions in the Levelset Community, or do they demonstrate a thorough understanding of the law with thoughtful, practical advice?
Location: Every state has their own construction laws, including mechanics lien requirements, prompt payment rules, and more. A construction attorney who is licensed in Alaska is located is likely well-versed in the nuances of local law.