Construction Law Section

Section Opt-In Forum

Please contact Tara Caine if you would like to be added to the newly-formed Construction Law Section listserv which will allow Section members to exchange information and ideas related to Construction Law. This is an opt-in listserv designed specifically for members of the Construction Law Section.

Join the Section
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Construction Law Section, please forward dues payment in the amount of $15 to: SC Bar, Attn: Tara G. Caine, P.O. Box 608, Columbia, SC 29202. Please make checks payable to the S.C. Bar and note in the memo portion Construction Dues.

Section Goals and Objectives

Coordinate a joint conference with the North Carolina Construction Law Section in the fall of 2015.

Host a Construction Law Section seminar in the fall of 2016.

Publish a Construction Law Section membership directory in 2015.

Distribute significant developments related to construction law (important cases, legislative updates, etc.) through the Section listserv and post on the Bar website.

Continue to encourage Section members to submit articles to be published in the SC Lawyer and/or other Bar publications.

Publish a supplement to the 2013 Construction Law Desk Book.

Produce a comprehensive guide for the public to include but not limited to: hiring a licensed contractor, consumer tips, contracts, etc.

Explore the Section’s interest in taking action with regard to unlicensed, out-of-state companies preparing and filing mechanic’s liens on behalf of others within South Carolina.

Continue to explore ways to increase participation within the Section (i.e. statewide socials).

Encourage Section members to participate in community service projects by coordinating with Habitat for Humanity, Affordable Housing Coalition of S.C. and/or various other organizations.

Encourage Section members to serve as a mentor to law students.

Continue to monitor and identify needs for legislative activity related to construction law issues.




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