Construction & Real Estate

Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick, PC has a dedicated staff of attorneys and paralegals to address any construction related matters. Whether your matter includes the initial phase of a project, a bump in the road to completion, resolution of a break down in communication or the need to recover money, Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick can provide you with the advice to achieve your goal. The firm represents developers, contractors, subcontractors as well as property owners, home owner associations and individuals in both residential and commercial projects.

In the diverse climate of the Northwest, the potential for resulting damage to one’s real property is significant. The lawyers at Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick are astutely tuned to the relevant construction practices necessary to ensure the protection of your most valuable asset. A construction defect case is not just a run of mill tort claim. Construction defect cases require a complete knowledge of contracts, lien rights and most importantly insurance coverage nuances. The skill and background of the Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick lawyers allow for in-depth analysis such cases require before the client spends valuable resources.

In addition to construction defect cases, Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick is well-equipped to handle construction payment/non-performance claims. The firm has represented many clients before the Oregon Construction Contractors Board and resolved hundreds of claims favorably for its clients.

Insurance coverage issues permeate the construction practice. Without a complete knowledge of the most recent insurance related issues, a client is only addressing half of the picture. Providing risk assessment and avoidance advice is a cornerstone to our practice. Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick lawyers have assisted many clients in obtaining the necessary insurance coverage they need to resolve disputes favorably.

Litigation is usually the end-result of some inefficient planning. Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick’s lawyers are qualified to assist developers and contractors of all sizes on the front end to ensure future problems do not arise. The services range from incorporation, corporate governance, compliance and contract related issues.

Practice Group Attorneys

Christopher T. Carson
James P. Laurick
Robert C. Muth
Peter J. Viteznik