Jason Lambert

Attorney at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP


Tampa, Florida

About Jason Lambert
Jason Lambert is a Florida licensed attorney based in Tampa, Florida who focuses his practice on representing and advising contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers in the construction industry. Before law school, Jason spent a decade working in the construction industry, primarily as a project manager and operations director for both new construction and remodeling. He also has experience in the wholesale and retail electrical, flooring, and countertop industries.

Now, as any attorney, Jason represents the same types of companies he worked for and with for many years. He represents contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers around the state. His work ranges from helping clients resolve payment and defective work claims to drafting and implementing new contracts and procedures to prevent problems from recurring.

In addition to his clients, Jason is also dedicated to improving and empowering the construction industry as a whole. He is the current President of the Tampa Bay Area Chapter for the National Association of the Remodeling Industry and is also on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity of Hillsborough County. He previously has served as a Sixth Circuit representative to the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors and as President of the Clearwater Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.
Recent articles by Jason Lambert

Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Impose County-Wide Mask-Wearing Requirements

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Over the last 24 hours, Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, and Pasco County have all passed emergency orders requiring masks to be worn when indoors in businesses. Links to actual copies... Read more

Recent Trial Court Decision Confirms Narrow Application of Florida's Private Undisputed Payment Statute

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Earlier this year in Bartlett Fiber Inc. v. Optical Telecommunications, Inc , a trial court in Miami-Dade County granted summary judgment in favor of an integrated low-voltage contractor based on... Read more

City of Tampa Requires Masks Indoors

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Following closely on the heels of the City of St. Petersburg, the City of Tampa today published its own executive order requiring face coverings be worn to prevent the spread... Read more

City of St. Pete Requires Employees to Wear Masks; Businesses to have COVID-19 Plan

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On June 17, 2020, St. Petersburg’s Mayor, Rick Kriseman, issued an executive order that requires businesses within the city to “implement COVID-19 mitigation and contingency planning” and require “employees of... Read more

New Court Decision Confirms That Contractors' Liens Are (Generally) Valid Even if the Notice of Commencement is Defective

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Yesterday, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal confirmed the important of notices of commencement in a decision that clarified the impact of a defective notice of commencement on a contractor’s... Read more

This Job Would Be Great if it Wasn’t for. . .

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Managing Owners and Their Expectations With Specific Contract Provisions Read more

NTO Too Late: How to Lose a Lien in 45 days

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If you are part of the construction industry in Florida, no doubt you have at least heard of a Notice to Owner. You probably also know that you have a... Read more

Are You One of the Three Types of People/Companies that can File a Construction Lien in Florida?

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Most contractors believe that their only claim for a lack of payment is to file a lien and that if the lien right expires they are out of luck for... Read more

What Does Governor Desantis' New Plan Mean for Construction?

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As you probably are aware, yesterday Governor DeSantis rolled out his Phase I for reopening Florida. For the construction industry, the order changes almost nothing. Essential businesses, like construction, are... Read more

Now Is the Time to Master These Construction Fundamentals

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Over the last three months, much has been written about COVID-19’s impact on businesses in general and construction specifically, and rightfully so. It’s a once-in-a-century, global event that is disrupting... Read more

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