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David Ginn advises members of the construction industry on public works, commercial and residential construction projects. His cases involve design and construction agreements, surety and insurance issues, bid protests, project management, project close-out, and claims involving defective construction, false and fraudulent claims, mechanic’s liens, additional work, disruption, delays, and other impacts. Mr. Ginn also litigates real estate transactions and commercial leasing cases.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Construction: 40%
    30 years, 600 cases
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 40%
    30 years, 400 cases
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    30 years, 120 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Ginn & Crosby, LLP

1981 North Broadway
Ste. 275
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596-3886

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198605/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Northern California SuperlawyerSuperLawyer2010
Circle of ExcellenceMerchant Circle2010
Northern California SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Northern California SuperlawyerSuperLawyers2008
Northern California SuperlawyerSuperLawyers2007
Fortune 500's "Go To Counsel"American Lawyer Media2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerGinn & Crosby, LLP2012 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of David W. Ginn1997 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Inns of Court chapterMaster of the Bar2004 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1986 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of Pleasant Hill v. MeyerVerdict in favor of clients.
Castle Companies v. First Blackhawk Financial, et al.$3.9 Million Settlement
University v. Public Works Contractor$6,500,000 total settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)California Mechanics' Liens and Related Construction Remedies2014
Public Law JournalSB 189: Lights and Shadows in the Amended Public Works Law2012
International Council of Shopping CentersAvoiding Construction Delay Claims on Remodels and New Construction1997
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
University of California - BerkeleyN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lorman Construction SeminarsNuts and Bolts of Mechanic's Liens2014
Lorman Construction SeminarsNuts and Bolts of Mechanic's Liens2013
Lorman Construction SeminarsNuts and Bolts of Mechanic's Liens2012
85th Annual State Bar of California ConferenceManaging and Resolving Disputes on Public Works Projects2012
Lorman Construction SeminarsNuts and Bolts of Mechanic's Liens2011
Lorman Construction SeminarsManaging Construction Projects2010
Lorman Construction SeminarsNuts & Bolts of Mechanics Liens2009
San Ramon Library SeriesConsumer Rights2008
Lorman Construction SeminarsNuts and Bolts of Mechanic's Liens2008
Lorman Construction SeminarsConstruction Project Management2008
CAR New Member OrientationDisclosures in Real Estate Transactions2008
Nuts and Bolts of Mechanics LiensConstruction Claims and False Claims Act2007
Construction Project ManagementConstruction Project Management2007
CAR New Member OrientationDisclosures in Real Estate Transactions2007
Nuts and Bolts of Mechanics LiensConstruction Claims and False Claims Act2006
Construction Project ManagementConstruction Project Management2006
Construction Delay ClaimsProductivity Impacts and Other Delay Claims2006
Nuts and Bolts of Mechanics LiensConstruction Claims and False Claims Act2005
CAR New Member OrientationDisclosures in Real Estate Transactions2005
City of Los Angeles Continuing EducationNegotiation Strategies2004
Project Management InstituteClaim Negotiation Strategies2003