Built On Construction
Facing a construction law challenge?
Get paid for the work you and your team completed
Effective legal help for all construction law matters to achieve a fair outcome.
We center our law practice on the construction industry, representing contractors, suppliers, property owners and construction professionals of all shapes and sizes in legal matters that affect their business. From filing liens and bond claims to preserve rights, Smiley Law is a full service New Orleans construction law firm.
In its simplest terms, business litigation in New Orleans is legal action following resulting from a dispute between businesses, business partners, investors, contractors, suppliers, etc. When a dispute cannot be resolved between business entities, it may be necessary to pursue litigation. The Smiley Law Firm can help.
Seth is knowledgeable and very easy to work with. He was always available when I had questions and always communicating the updates to us. I highly recommend Smiley Law Firm.
If you are part of a construction project and want to ensure your rights in getting paid, a preliminary notice is sent by the parties involved to establish the right to file a “mechanic's lien” in case of non-payment. These parties may include the prime contractor,...
There are many jobs within a construction project: From the builder and sub-contractor to the laborer and materials supplier - the facets and layers of a building project are many. While creating something from the ground up is rewarding, you should always be paid for...
Many attorneys will write a letter for you covering a multitude of topics. Usually the fee is set as a flat fee and only covers the cost of that letter. When deciding whether to spend the money to hire an attorney for your letter writing, knowing exactly what must go into a legal letter will help you make the right decision.
The building industry has been booming in recent years, and lots of contractors have found themselves busier than they've been in recent memory. While this is a great thing for business, it can lead to a "jam-packed" mentality that boosts the likelihood of mistakes....
In an ideal world, every construction project would be blessed with perfect weather for the full duration of its timeline. In the real world, however, a variety of circumstances beyond our control wreak havoc on construction sites. The following are a few of the most...
It's no secret that construction is one of the most dangerous fields of work. Every year, far too many construction workers are injured or even killed in avoidable accidents. Below, we feature several of the most shocking videos of such incidents, along with insights...
Getting legal advice should be easy. Click below to get started and we’ll guide you through the right path.
Smiley Law Firm – New Orleans 365 Canal St Suite 1680 New Orleans, LA 70130 504-894-9653 Office hours Mon – Fri : 9 – 5
Smiley Law Firm – Baton Rouge 530 Lakeland Dr #222 Baton Rouge, LA 70802 225-442-9198 Office hours Mon – Fri : 9 – 5
Smiley Law Firm – Mandeville 121 Girod St Mandeville, LA 70448 985-509-7292 Office hours Mon – Fri : 9 – 5