Christopher Weiss Attorney at Law P. A.
17 N. Summerlin Avenue Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32801
Main (407) 928-6737
Mobile (407) 340-4101
Fax (855) 592-0030
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Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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More about Christopher Weiss Attorney at Law P. A.Christopher J. Weiss has been practicing construction law for 38 years. He is a board certified construction attorney. For 35 years, via amalgamation with Holland & Knight, his focus has been exclusively on construction law. As co-chair of the Florida construction practice group, Mr. Weiss is a recognized authority in construction matters. The Firm has represented clients in construction defect, delay, disruption, and acceleration claims involving all aspects of construction. Mr. Weiss has conducted major litigation in many state and federal courts, and has also participated in many arbitrations. Current focus of late, has been on claims arising from or relating to leaks in building envelope systems, causing water intrusion, mold and mildew.
Mr. Weiss recently founded his own construction boutique firm and is able to assist you in drafting and enforcing construction contracts to manage risk in construction matters. We work comfortably with construction managers, project managers, developers, architects, engineers and building owners.
Should a dispute arise between the parties, we are prepared to assist. The firm's dispute resolution experience involves representation of owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects and engineers. In the event an alternative dispute resolution, such as mediation, project neutrals, or the like is unsuccessful, we are litigators. The firm has the resources to litigate matters before arbitration panels, state and federal courts.
Mr. Weiss is frequently asked to serve as a private arbitrator or mediator in a variety of construction matters.
Mr. Weiss' Professional Honors & Awards Include:
U.S. News Best Lawyers - 2014 Law Firm of the Year in Construction Tier 1, and Litigation Construction Tier 2
The Best Lawyers in America Guide for Orlando in Bet-the-Company Litigation 2010-2014
Lawyer of the Year, 2012 and 2013
The Best Lawyers in America Guide for Construction Law Litigation, 2006-2014
The Best Lawyers in America Guide for Construction Law, 2006-2014
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2006-2014
Chambers USA America's Leading Business Lawyers Guide for Construction Law, 2005-2014
Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2005-2013
The Legal 500 USA for Construction, 2010-2013
Top Litigator, in Construction, Orlando Business Journal Best Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated 1991-2014
Articles published by Mr. Weiss include:
Practical Considerations to Recovery for Damages Caused by Latent Construction Defects
Spoliation When Do You Have to Preserve Documents and What Happens If You Don't?
Construction Industry Impacted by the Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010
Eichleay Damages and Delay Claims
Ensuing Loss: Can it Provide Coverage?
Continuing Liability for Defects After Completion and Turnover of a Project.
Mr Weiss for years was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Liberty Counsel, a first amendment focused organization, seeking to uphold freedom of religion, civil rights and social action.
Videos - Construction Law Questions & Answers
1. What is Construction Litigation
2. What are the most Common Construction Defects in Florida?
3. What Causes Water Intrusion Problems?
4. Why Should you Hire a Certified Building Inspector?
5. Do you Need a Lawyer to Notify a Builder of Construction Defects?
6. What is the Statute of Limitations for Construction Defects?
7. Notice to Contractor Pursuant to Florida Statutes 558
Member of the Orange County Legal Aid Society
1977 Present (37 years)
Associated General Builders and Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors
Liberty Counsel, Board of Directors
United Negro College Fund
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