Author: thelienzone

How to Avoid Bookkeeper Theft in a Construction Company

How to Avoid Bookkeeper Theft in a Construction Company

How can you avoid bookkeeper theft and minimize your risk? Alex Barthet interviews Daniel Nieda and Keungling Lee, CPAs at Lee & Nieda, to get some insider knowledge. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law …

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How Do I Lien for Tenant Improvements?

How Do I Lien for Tenant Improvements?

Your rights, especially your lien rights, when dealing with work in tenant space are very limited. Listen to your options. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction law blog …

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How & When Should You Record a Claim of Lien

How & When Should You Record a Claim of Lien

A construction lien is a right available to those who provide materials, services or labor to real property. If one who provides these services or materials is not paid, he or she may be able to force the sale of the real property on which the improvement was made in order to recover monies owed. On this …

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How Do I Get Paid On A Public Project That Has No Bond?

How Do I Get Paid On A Public Project That Has No Bond?

We all want to get paid for our work.  Listen to how getting paid on a public project is actually done. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction …

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How’s the Construction Market in South Florida

How’s the Construction Market in South Florida

Do you know where the construction market is headed in South Florida? Alex Barthet interviews Peter Zalwski, to get some insider knowledge. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a …

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Does Your Contract Need to Be in Writing to be Enforceable?

Does Your Contract Need to Be in Writing to be Enforceable?

On this podcast, Alex explains the importance of having your agreement in writing, but the truth is you don’t need a written contract to secure your lien rights. Alex also answers the question: “Is my estimate, proposal or invoice an enforceable contract?”. This week’s episode is full of important information, don’t miss it. Alexander Barthet is …

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Shop Drawings and Submittals – A Quick Refresher

Shop Drawings and Submittals – A Quick Refresher

On this episode, Alex goes back to basics, covering how to handle shop submittals and the applicable lien laws. This is an important podcast that even the most seasoned construction professional should listen to. It’s always wise to brush up on the fundamentals. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a …

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2 Steps to Prevent Construction Project Disputes

2 Steps to Prevent Construction Project Disputes

Do you know how to prevent construction project disputes? Alex Barthet interviews Sue Dyer of OrgMetrics, LLC, to help you out. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, and maintains a construction …

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Construction Site Safety – Who’s Responsible?

Construction Site Safety – Who’s Responsible?

Contractors are responsible for maintaining a clean and safe job site. Learn which contract provisions are designed to keep the construction site organized and your workers safe. Alexander Barthet is a board certified construction attorney in Florida and holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He manages The Barthet Firm, a ten lawyer construction law firm in Miami, …

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