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Christopher J Heffernan

Christopher J Heffernan

Practice areas:

Litigation, Mediation, Contracts & Agreements

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About Me

I am an avid snow and water skier, and enjoy sailing on the Chesapeake Bay and reading American History. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
  3. Mediation: 15%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Christopher. He is a talented advocate with outstanding work ethic.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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Contact Info

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP

111 South Calvert Street, Ste 1400
Baltimore, MD, 21202

111 S Calvert Street
Suite 1400
Baltimore, MD, 21202

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 198405/25/2015
MDActive198206/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Maryland Super Lawyer in Construction LawSuper Lawyers2009
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Maryland Super Lawyer in Construction LawSuper Lawyers2008
Best Lawyers in America in Business and Construction LitigationBest Lawyers in America2008
Mediator (Court-Appointed)Baltimore, Howard and Montgomery County Circuit Courts2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerNiles Barton & Wilmer, LLP2002 - Present
PartnerFerguson Schetelich & Heffernan, PA1996 - 2002

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland State Bar Association, Litigation Section CouncilChair2008 - 2009
Maryland Defense CounselBoard Member2006 - 2008
Construction Specifications InstituteInstructor2000 - Present
Building Congress & ExchangeMember2000 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, Litigation Section CouncilMember2000 - Present
Leadership Anne ArundelBoard Member1999 - 2004
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of LawyersInstructor1992 - Present
Bar Association of Baltimore CityMember1986 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Mayor and City of Frederick v. Hargett Farm Development, LLCSummary Judgment in favor of The City of Frederick

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarAverting Chaos on the Job Site: Proactively Understanding Components of a Good Contract2006
Maryland Continuing Legal EducationConstruction Management/Design-Build in Maryland2006
National Business Institute SeminarMaryland Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?,2005
Maryland Continuing Legal EducationConstruction Management/Design-Build in Maryland2004
Maryland Bar JournalLessons Learned From Mediation2003
Lorman Education ServicesConstruction Claims in Maryland2002
Maryland Continuing Legal EducationFundamentals of Construction Law1999

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
American University, Washington College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of Rhode IslandN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1978

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Review of the AIA A101 Owner-Contractor AgreementReview of the AIA A101 Owner-Contractor Agreement2009
Maryland Rules and Regulations on the Practice of Professional EngineeringMaryland Rules and Regulations on the Practice of Professional Engineering2006
Construction Management/Design-Build in MarylandConstruction Management/Design-Build in Maryland2006
Averting Chaos on the Job Site: Proactively Understanding Components of a Good ContractAverting Chaos on the Job Site: Proactively Understanding Components of a Good Contract2006
Maryland Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?Maryland Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?2005
Construction Management/Design-Build In MarylandConstruction Management/Design-Build In Maryland2004
Lessons Learned From MediationLessons Learned From Mediation2003
Construction Claims In MarylandConstruction Claims In Maryland2002
Fundamentals of Construction LawFundamentals of Construction Law1999