How does a lien release work?

  Virtually all states provide that contractors, laborers, material suppliers, equipment lessors, architects and other design professionals can protect their investment by recording a claim of lien for unpaid wages, materials or services.  Notwithstanding these rights, sub-trades must of course comply with state specific guidelines in order to have and maintain a valid lien claim. However, assuming that…

Dave von Beck quoted in Seattle Times Article: “Bothell homebuilder/council member under fire in dual roles”

In February, frustrated by the lack of progress on making repairs to her home, Manuchehri hired prominent Seattle lawyer Dave von Beck, who specializes in construction-defect litigation. Last year, von Beck successfully sued California-based Shea Homes for failing to adequately waterproof hundreds of homes at Trilogy at Redmond Ridge. He called it “very unusual” to…

Levy – von Beck & Associates has been named Construction Law Firm of the Year – 2016 by Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

The 2016 awards honor firms that have demonstrated excellence in their field.  “This year saw unprecedented number of nominations,” according to Corporate LiveWire, “providing strong competition in every category, and the judging panel had the unenviable task of selecting those firms, teams & individuals most worthy of an award.”  Other notable winners in their respective…

Katie Comstock Selected as a Rising Star for Fourth Consecutive Year

Congratulations to shareholder Katie J. Comstock, who has been named as a 2016 Washington Rising Stars® by Super Lawyers®, a Top Rated Construction Litigation Attorney in Seattle, WA, to the Top Women Attorneys in Washington Rising Stars® list. The Rising Stars® list recognizes lawyers who show tremendous talent and potential in their early years of…

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Levy – von Beck receives award as 2015 Best Law Firm in the USA for Construction Defects

We are pleased to have been awarded, “Best Law Firm for Construction Defects in the USA” by Acquisition International.  Acquisition International’s 2015 Offshore Excellence Awards highlight and promote the most deserving companies across the world that have, over the past 12 months, demonstrated an unwavering commitment to outstanding performance, integrity, and innovation.  Acquisition International announced…