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Construction Law

Your Source for Construction Law Attorneys in Fort Myers and Naples, Florida

The Law Office of Jursinski & Murphy has particular experience and knowledge in all areas of construction law litigation and negotiation, including how to deal with issues surrounding the highly complex Florida construction lien law.

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We understand the significance of your project. You have done your research and planned your project, be it basic home remodeling, construction of a single family home all the way to a complex construction project.  You have invested valuable time and will commit money and other resources getting your particular project started either as the Owner, Developer, Investor, General Contractor or Subcontractor.

As part of your preparation you should evaluate the need for effective legal representation to assist you with any questions that arise during any phase of the project. You need to consider having knowledgeable, effective legal representation that will help you resolve any questions and avoid any disputes to allow you to proceed with your goal of a successfully completed project.  You also need to have effective representation in the event any dispute or impasse arises.

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Our firm’s Construction Law Group is comprised of experienced attorneys who understand the issues that arise during construction projects.  They have strong backgrounds in construction, real estate, and business law.

The Florida Bar recognizes Attorney Kevin F. Jursinski as a Specialist and Expert in the field of Construction Law.  He is the only attorney (out of more than 109,000 attorneys in the State of Florida) who is Florida Bar Board Certified in Construction Law, Real Estate Law and Business Litigation. Florida Bar Board Certification is the highest level of achievement and evaluation for attorneys with special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law, including Construction, Real Estate, and Business Litigation.

Attorney Kara Jursinski Murphy is also Florida Bar Board Certified in Real Estate Law, making her an expert and specialist in the field.  In addition to her Board Certification, she is also a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Real Property Development.  She is the only attorney in Southwest Florida who has both a Board Certification and an LL.M. in Real Estate.

Our firm also has specific knowledge in the areas of insurance, insurance claims and bonds which may be significant to your project.  In short, we speak your language as to construction litigation. We also present construction seminars to our clients and the construction industry and keep up to date on the latest construction development issues.

Our firm has also created a number of positive and proactive solutions to construction issues that can avoid the costly and time consuming litigation that is often associated with construction projects and these include effective negotiation skills as well as concepts relating to alternate dispute resolutions to resolve issues rather than allowing them to balloon into hotly contested litigation cases.

Construction Transactional Services in Florida

The Law Office of Jursinski & Murphy assists clients with all aspects of their construction projects, including:

  • Drafting Contracts
  • Contract Review
  • Preparation and Review of Construction Agreements
  • Builder’s Liens and Lien Waivers
  • Lien Rights
  • Construction Services
  • Tender and Construction Contract Document Preparation
  • Tender and Acceptance Procedures
  • Contract Administration
  • Lease and Sale Document Preparation and Filing

Our attorneys have the experience and knowledge to help clients identify and avoid potential problems so that their projects proceed smoothly.

Expert Construction Litigation Counsel

When disputes arise, The Law Office of Jursinski & Murphy has extensive experience representing clients in mediation, arbitration and litigation of construction-related matters.

The law firm represents general contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, developers, suppliers and others as both plaintiffs and defendants in various aspects of construction litigation, including:

  • Lien Disputes
  • Claims for Deficiencies in Completed Projects
  • Delay Claims
  • Claims for Extras and Disputed Change Orders
  • Surety Claims
  • Failure to Disclose
  • Construction Defect Claims

Our extensive expert knowledge of both the real estate and construction industry gives our clients an edge in successfully resolving construction-related disputes and allows us to manage these cases effectively.

Contact The Law Office of Jursinski & Murphy if you need assistance with a construction law matter.

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Kevin F. Jursinski, B.C.S.
Senior Partner

Kevin F. Jursinski is recognized by the objective rating services of Martindale Hubbell as one of Southwest Florida's premier attorneys. He has concentrated more than 40 years of practice in the area of real estate, business and construction law in Naples and Fort Myers.

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Kara Jursinski Murphy, LL.M., B.C.S.

Firm Partner, Kara Jursinski Murphy, focuses her area of practice on Real Estate Litigation, Business Litigation and Real Estate and Business Transactional Law. Kara has earned the highly-esteemed designation of Board Certified Specialist (B.C.S.) and Expert in Real Estate by the Florida Bar.   This certification recognizes attorneys who have special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law, including Real Estate, and professionalism and ethics in practice... 

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W. Ryan Murphy, Esq.
Associate Attorney

W. Ryan Murphy focuses his practice in the areas of Real Estate and Construction law.

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Mark R. Wagner, Esq.
Associate Attorney

Mark R. Wagner focuses his practice in the areas of Real Estate, Business and Construction law.

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    Kara is a very professional attorney. Diligent, responsive, and high attention to detail. She is worthy of the highest rating.

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    Junior Partner

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    Very detailed and always well prepared. Practical to work with on issues that don't truly affect the clients. Excellent courtroom skills. I'm always comfortable referring a client over to her.

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    Managing Partner

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    Has tremendous analytical skills and temperament for litigator.

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    Kara Murphy doesn't give up. Ever. She is smart and tenacious.

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    Kara is energetic, incisive, and excellent.

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