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

Anatomy of a Remodel Gone Bad

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A recent final judgment entered in Miami is a textbook example of what can go wrong when you mix a bad contract, a demanding homeowner, an angry contractor, and a... Read more

Are Your Warranty Issues Subject to Arbitration?

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While you may intend for contract disputes to go to arbitration, if you’re using a third-party, structural warranty, the terms of the warranty may prevent that from happening. Read more

A Surety Can Rehire the Contractor the Property Owner just Fired

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Just because a property owner fires a contractor from a project doesn’t mean the surety can’t hire that contractor to finish the project. Read more

Construction Lien Waiver Provisions Contractors Should Be Using

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It is common in construction for a subcontractor or material supplier of any tier to be required to provide a lien waiver when receiving payment. But not all lien waivers... Read more

Contractor Liability for Subcontractor Employee Wages

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Contractors may also worry about whether a subcontractor is paying its employees a proper wage and if they can be held liable. There are generally two circumstances where this arises... Read more

Techniques For Resolving Construction Disputes

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With most construction projects involving dozens, if not hundreds, of companies and individuals, it is no surprise that conflicts arise that are not always able to be resolved on the... Read more

How to Avoid Personal Liability for a Fraudulent Lien

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There are many benefits to using a corporation when operating a construction business. Avoiding personal liability for improper liens is just one of them. Read more

Building Departments Must Accept Building Permit Applications Despite Perceived Issues

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While a building official is not required to issue a permit, it is required to accept and review a permit application, even if there are perceived problems with the application. Read more

Two Statutes Impacting Contractors Will Not Be Revised For Now

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Proposed revisions to two Florida statutes impacting contractors have died in committee. But does this mean more changes are on the horizon? Read more

Use Caution When Trying to Get Change Orders for Changed Conditions

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What happens when you find something unexpected at a project? Be careful how you address them or you could end up in violation of your contract. Read more

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Since 2012

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  • Construction Law
  • Florida
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