If you are performing construction work of any sort, it is important to understand the contractor licensing requirements applicable to your work and projects. Not having the proper construction license(s) can cost your company substantial sums of money, as contracts executed by an unlicensed party may be considered unenforceable. In other situations, your rights to recover payment may be severely limited if you are not properly licensed. Therefore, having a New Orleans contractor licensing lawyer on your side is essential.
The licensing laws and regulations applicable to contractors are often complex and difficult to understand in New Orleans. As a result, it is essential to have a knowledgeable New Orleans construction attorney who can advise you of your obligations under the law. The Smiley Law Firm’s attorneys are intimately familiar with the licensing requirements in Louisiana and Washington, and can walk you through properly acquiring a contractors license in either state
Our firm also represents contractors before the Louisiana State Board of Contractors and Washington Department of Labor and Industries with respect to disciplinary and critical hearings when a contractor’s license is at stake. If your license is being threatened by action of a licensing board, don’t fight them alone. Contact the Smiley Law Firm today, and a New Orleans contractor licensing lawyer will be happen to discuss any of your contractor licensing issues.
- Louisiana State Board of Contractors – the authority responsible for contractor licensing in Louisiana
- Washington State Department of Labor and Industries – the authority responsible for contractor licensing in Washington
- Why Licenses Are Important: Short informative article about why licenses are important to contractors
- Construction Law Monitor – Smiley Law Firm’s construction law blog with information on contractor licensing and more.