Bay Area Construction Law Attorneys
Our Northern California legal team provides comprehensive, effective construction law representation. We understand the issues homeowners, contractors and other industry professionals face in the course of a project.
At Allen, Baker & Stephan, PC, our lawyers strive to give our clients a more complete understanding of their case, whether involving payment disputes, lien rights and construction defect claims, as well as available avenues of resolution. We evaluate every aspect of our clients’ situations to determine the best course of action. Contact us for a consultation and put our knowledge on your side.
Our Bay Area construction law attorneys possess over 50 years of combined experience. We have amassed extensive experience handling complex construction law cases. Our attorneys represent:
- Homeowners associations (HOA)
- Condominium associations
- Property owners
- Design professionals
- Suppliers and vendors
California Construction Law Advocates
At Allen, Baker & Stephan, PC, our legal team is led by attorney Michael B. Allen who has 36 years of construction law experience. He began his construction career in high school, building and renovating homes, continued working in construction throughout college and then joined a Fortune 500 construction/engineering company as an engineer.
Upon receiving his law degree in 1978, Mr. Allen provided legal counsel for the same Fortune 500 company, working on projects in the half-billion-dollar range. His private practice began in 1980 and his firsthand experience enables him to interpret architectural plans and other technical documentation. He is also able to evaluate clients’ cases, understanding the causes and consequences of improper construction procedures and defects.
Additionally, Mr. Allen is accompanied by a team of competent, experienced and skilled attorneys who provide in-depth construction law representation. They take a team approach to achieving each client’s goals.
Comprehensive Representation From San Mateo Construction Litigation Attorneys
Our lawyers provide comprehensive representation. We will draft and review commercial construction contracts as well as home improvement contracts to help prevent future issues including protection and compliance with current laws. When issues arise, we handle contract disputes through mediation, arbitration and trial, and will assist contractors and design professionals obtain and enforce mechanic’s liens against private and commercial owners.