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Experienced Legal Counsel for the Construction Industry

George & Shields, LLP represents owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in all aspects of construction and development matters in Orange County and throughout California.

Our firm practices preventative law — providing advice intended to keep you out of court. However, make no mistake, if litigation is unavoidable, we are no stranger to the courtroom and have an excellent record taking construction cases to trial — and winning.

Business Planning Services Keep You Out of Court

As with all our business services, we recognize that the best way to protect our clients’ legal rights is through proactive planning. We offer cost-conscious business solutions from start-up to dissolution. Our advice and counsel to construction industry professionals is tailored to the specific laws and customs of the industry. We assist in the formation of new construction business ventures and represent small, mid-sized, and large entities.

Our attorneys also serve as general business counsel, addressing needs unique to the construction industry. Our work for existing businesses encompasses a wide variety of legal and financial matters, including the sale or restructuring of a business, labor and employment matters, and negotiating and drafting contracts.

Construction Litigation — Protecting Your Rights

In addition to business formation and general counsel services for construction industry participants, the attorneys at George & Shields, LLP are tenacious, aggressive litigators who fight vigorously to protect your rights in court. We represent clients throughout California in cases regarding:

  • mechanic's liens
  • stop notices
  • bond claims
  • enforcement actions
  • construction collections
  • construction defects
  • construction delays

At George & Shields, LLP, we protect your business, manage your contracts, and increase your bottom line.

If you are a construction industry professional and need legal advice, contact George & Shields, LLP.

News & Updates

As we’ve discussed before, California’s new “paid sick leave” law takes effect July 1st. The new law contains several traps for unwary employers. In addition to providing paid time off benefits, there are other important requirements: Workpla… Read More
Effective July 1, 2015, under the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014; all California employers must provide their California employees with at least three days or 24 hours of paid sick leave per year. COVERED EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES The… Read More
California’s overtime rules are very specific that employers shall be responsible for overtime compensation and define “hours worked” as “the time during which an employee is subject to the control of an employer, and includes all the time th… Read More