Construction Section

This section was formed to serve the needs of Tennessee attorneys practicing in the area of construction law. Its purpose is to further the knowledge of its members and to act as an advocate for those attorneys in the legislature and the courts.

Chair
Hagan Law Group, PLLC
495 N Walnut Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615)546-4070
Immediate Past Chair
The Hunt Law Firm
P.O.Box 171119
Memphis, TN 38187
Twitter: @santonehunt
Facebook: The.Hunt.Law.Firm/
(901)730-0937
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Lawsuit Filed Against Knoxville Developer

A lawsuit alleging misrepresentation has been filed against prominent Knoxville developer Richard E. “Rick” Dover, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Royal Properties, Inc., which represents the owners of the historic Pryor Brown garage building in Knoxville, is suing Dover for alleged dishonesty over the costs of turning the building into condominiums and commercial space. He is also accused in the lawsuit of tricking the owners into deeding him the property and of using the property as his own personal storage. Dover had six felony convictions in Texas related to financial fraud more than 20 years ago, but built a career in Knoxville after that.
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TBA Construction Section Offers Free Seminar on Mechanics', Materialman's Liens

The TBA's Construction Law Section will to offer a free one-hour seminar on what contractors need to know about mechanics’ and materialman’s liens on Oct. 12 at 8 a.m. The purpose of this seminar is to provide information to contractors and subcontractors in Tennessee about their lien rights on projects and the related timing considerations and requirements for perfecting and enforcing a lien in the event of nonpayment. Please RSVP to Trisha Rogers no later than Oct. 10.

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