In January 2019, following a week long jury trial, Calvin Cowan secured a favorable verdict for a subcontractor against a general contractor. The general contractor sued the subcontractor for breach of contract alleging defective work and the subcontractor defended and pursued counterclaims for breach of contract, quantum meruit and attorney's fees against the general contractor for non-payment.
On January 22, 2019, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization awarded board certification to Calvin Cowan. Sanderford & Carroll, P.C. is proud to be the only Texas firm outside of the major metropolitan areas of Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin to be home to three Board Certified construction attorneys.
Allen Wilson presented a one hour ethics lecture at the 2018 Texas Institute of Continuing Legal Education's Basic Course in Texas Construction Law. His presentation introduced the perils encountered by practitioners, key strategies and day-to-day law practice management tips.
Allen Wilson & Brian Carroll will address the American Council of Independent Laboratories Annual Meeting on October 5, 2018. The primary topic of Mr. Wilson's and Mr. Carroll's address will be "Killer Contract Clauses."
Paul Sanderford and Brian Carroll were honored as 2018 Construction Litigation Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are named each year by the Super Lawyer's Magazine using a process that includes peer nomination, independent research, peer evaluation and final selection. Only 5% of attorneys are selected as Super Lawyers.
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization awarded board certification upon Paul Sanderford. Sanderford & Carroll, P.C. is proud to be the only Texas firm outside of the major metropolitan areas of Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio and Austin to be home to three Board Certified construction attorneys.
The Texas Tenth Court of Appeals (Waco) reversed and remanded a trial court's order denying a general contractor's motion to compel arbitration. The appellate court unanimously agreed that the general contractor did not waive its right to arbitrate by sending a pre-suit demand requesting a subcontractor withdraw its statutory lien and bond claims.
Paul Sanderford and Brian Carroll were named Super Lawyers for 2017 by Texas Monthly. Mr. Sanderford has previously earned this recognition. Mr. Carroll was previously listed as a Rising Star in construction litigation.
The Texas Board of Legal Specialization recognized Brian Carroll as part of the first class of Board Certified Construction Lawyers in Texas. Currently in Texas, less than one lawyer in one-thousand holds this certification. Additionally the firm is proud to be the only Texas firm outside of the major metropolitan areas of Houston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio to have a Board Certified Construction Lawyer as part of its practice.
Sanderford & Carroll, P.C. is pleased to announce Steve Burton joining our firm as Senior Counsel. Steve's practice will continue his long history of representing construction and banking clients across Texas. Additionally, Steve routinely handles a wide range of civil/commercial cases as a certified mediator.