My practice primarily emphasizes transactions, litigation, arbitration and mediation... more
My practice primarily emphasizes transactions, litigation, arbitration and mediation on behalf of companies and individuals involved in the construction and real estate industries. I represent general contractors, subcontractors, engineers, and design professionals in a wide range of matters relating to mechanic's liens, stop notices, construction failures, latent defects, general contract and ... view profile
I have specialized in construction defect law for over 15 years, representing... more
I have specialized in construction defect law for over 15 years, representing contractors and subcontractors in complex construction defect litigation. I have also spent seven years in general practice handling real estate disputes, contract disputes, transactional work and estate planning. My extensive experience in insurance defense for construction defect litigation provides me with an in-de... view profile
I was born in Santa Barbara, CA; graduated from Carmel High School 1967; enlisted in... more
I was born in Santa Barbara, CA; graduated from Carmel High School 1967; enlisted in the United State Navy (Submarine Service-Special Operations) 1968-1972; graduated from Monterey Peninsula College (Political Science) 1978; Restaurant Manager and Law Student 1979-1983; graduated from Monterey College of Law 1983; commenced the practice of law - Associate, Law Offices of David M. Hollingswort... view profile
Construction companies and developers use the services of construction / development lawyers. These lawyers handle bigger developments that involve many parties, regulations, and permits. For example, developers of big projects are often required to determine a project's environmental impact, as well as file paperwork, hold public hearings, obtain local government agency approval, maintain worksite safety standards, and negotiate project financing. Construction and development law firms ensure you meet all regulatory requirements and prepare the legal documents and contracts you need.