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Trenton Hugh Cotney

About Trenton Cotney

About me

As a Board Certified Construction Lawyer, Trent focuses his practice on all aspects of construction litigation and arbitration, including OSHA defense, lien law, bond law, and bid protests, as well as construction document review and drafting.   He routinely represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, architects, engineers, and others in the construction industry in a variety of matters.   He has authored more than 75 published articles in more than 15 publications on such topics as negligent design, delay damages, and defective workmanship and is a regular columnist for FRSA and WCRCA trade publications.  As a State Accredited Continuing Education Provider, Trent has conducted seminars on such topics as construction contract provisions, licensing, and lien law. He has argued on behalf of contractors before the Construction Industry Licensing Board.  Trent is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator and a Qualified Court-Appointed Arbitrator.