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Stephen Paul Winkles

Construction and development Attorney at New York, NY

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 23 years
    New York - NY 23 years
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2001
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

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About Stephen

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Mr. Winkles has broad experience representing owners, construction managers, general contractors and trade contractors in all stages of the construction process. This experience includes familiarity with contract negotiation and drafting, contract administration and dispute resolution. His practice includes reviewing, negotiating and preparing construction contracts and general conditions. He has experience with both public and private projects in New York and New Jersey, including projects relating to public schools, universities, office buildings, condominium buildings, residential construction, sewer main systems, and other various commercial and municipal projects.

Mr. Winkles has litigation, construction and arbitration experience with all issues that traditionally arise in construction disputes, including defects and claims for extra work, delay and disruption issues (including actual and constructive acceleration and claims for lost productivity), incomplete or defective design, inadequate and uncoordinated project management, differing site conditions, cardinal change, denial of site access, improper inspections, safety violations, rejection and repair of nonconforming work, terminations for default and convenience, lien and bond issues, and post-completion warranty issues. Mr. Winkles has argued appeals on construction and bidding issues in New Jersey and in New York, and has handled litigations in the Federal Courts in both New York and New Jersey.

Location

Tesser & Cohen
591 Broadway
New York, NY, 10012
Stephen Paul Winkles
946 Main St
Hackensack, NJ, 07601
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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Tesser & Cohen
  • 1999 - Present

Education

  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2000
  • Pensacola Christian College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1997
  • Pensacola Christian College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1997

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Jupiter Environmental Services, Inc. v. Graystone Construction Corp
  • Appellate Division ruled in Plaintiff's favor
  • Goldberg & Connolly, respondent, v Graystone Construction Corp.
  • Appellate Division ruled in client's favor

Associations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Association of the Bar of New York City
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Bergen County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Bergen County, NJ Top Lawyer
  • (201) Magazine
  • 2014
  • SuperLawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • SuperLawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
  • SuperLawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • SuperLawyer
  • New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2010
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Speaking Engagements

  • Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in New Jersey: Understanding the Issues
  • Construction Contracts
  • 2014
  • Wait, Don't Sign That! Construction Contracts 101
  • Construction Contracts
  • 2013
  • Construction Contracts 101: Agreements Explained & Demystified
  • Construction Contracts
  • 2013
  • Public Contracts and Procurement Regulations
  • Public Procurement
  • 2012
  • New Jersey Lien Law
  • Construction Lien Law
  • 2011
  • Lorman Education Seminars
  • New Jersey Lien Law
  • 2009
  • The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts
  • Construction Contracts
  • 2008
  • Lorman Education Seminars
  • The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts
  • 2008
  • Lorman Education Seminars
  • Construction Lien Law in New Jersey
  • 2008
  • American Society for Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning Engineers
  • How to Write CYA Letters—Documenting Your Concerns - A Contractor’s Perspective
  • 2008
  • Lorman Education Seminars
  • Residential Lien Law
  • 2006
  • Lorman Education Seminars,
  • What to Do When Construction Projects Go Bad
  • N/A
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Stephen Paul Winkles
Construction and development Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 23 years

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