Know Your Construction Contract

Every company seems to have its own form of contract these days. Whether it’s the owner, the general contractor, the plumber, or the tile distributor, everyone wants you to sign “their” contract so that they’re protected on the job—or so they hope. But in the rush to get a job and get it started, many overlook important details in the contracts they sign. On this episode, Alex explains why you should step back and make sure you know what you’re signing.

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 at He can be reached at 305-347-5295 or