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Bachara Construction Law Group Welcomes Avery Sander

The team at Bachara Construction Law Group recently welcomed Avery Sander as the firm’s newest attorney. An experienced litigator who has worked on numerous construction defect matters, Sander also brings to the firm a wealth of knowledge about regulatory and permitting issues.  “We are extremely happy to have Avery join the Bachara Group,” said Chip Bachara, the firm’s managing partner. “Her knowledge and trial skills are a perfect complement to our team, and she will be a powerful asset for our clients.” Immediately prior to joining BCLG, Sander practiced in the

BCLG Seeking Experienced Commercial/Construction Litigation Attorney

Bachara Construction Law Group, a nationally and regionally recognized practice in Jacksonville, FL, is seeking an attorney with commercial and construction litigation experience. Board certification is desirable but not required. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic law firm that handles many of our region’s most complex construction disputes. We are a congenial group who work hard and take pride in exceptional client service and quality work product.  Our verdicts – and referrals – attest to our skill and dedication. This opportunity carries strong potential for a long-term relationship,

Bachara Group Welcomes Haley Branscome

Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 1, 2020 – Bachara Construction Law Group recently welcomed its newest team member, paralegal Haley Branscome. Branscome came to the firm from the State Attorney’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, where she served as a Prosecution Support Specialist and Victim Advocate in the Juvenile Division. “We are pleased to have Haley on the Bachara team,” said managing partner Chip Bachara. “She came highly recommended and we are confident she will be a great asset to our clients and the firm!” Branscome, a Jacksonville native who previously served

BCLG Named Tier 1 Best Law Firm for Construction Law & Litigation

Jacksonville, Fla., November 4, 2020 –Bachara Construction Law Group has again been recognized as one of the nation’s top construction law firms by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. In the “Best Law Firms in America” rankings released this month, BCLG was named as a 2020 Tier 1 Metropolitan Law Firm in both Construction Law and Construction Litigation. “We are deeply honored by this recognition from our peers,” said Chip Bachara, the firm’s founder and managing partner. “It’s particularly meaningful because we were reviewed in comparison to many larger

Leaders in the Law: Chip Bachara

Chip Bachara is founding and managing partner of Bachara Construction Law Group, board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar, a member of the 4th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission and a JAX Chamber trustee. Who or what inspired you to be a lawyer? My parents first sparked my interest in the law. I grew up wanting to become a general contractor like my father. While I was pursuing my degree in building construction at UF, however, he and my mother suggested that law school might be a good backup plan,

Bachara Named 2021 Jacksonville “Lawyer of the Year” For Construction Law and Included in Best Lawyers in America©

Bachara Construction Law Group’s managing partner, Chip Bachara, has been recognized by Best Lawyers as Jacksonville’s 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for Construction Law. The designation – based on exceptionally high peer reviews for ability, professionalism, and integrity – is given to only one lawyer in each practice area and metropolitan area each year. Bachara has also been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for both construction law and construction litigation. It is his 11th year of recognition by Best Lawyers, which is widely regarded as

Bachara Construction Law Group Welcomes Will Hilton

The team at Bachara Construction Law Group is pleased to announce the addition of William (Will) H. Hilton, III as the firm’s newest attorney. In the BCLG tradition, Hilton brings both legal acumen and direct construction industry experience to his practice. “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Will Hilton as our newest attorney,” said Chip Bachara, BCLG’s managing partner. “Will’s record of success and background in the construction industry make him a great fit for our team and an asset to our clients.” With a civil engineering degree from Virginia Tech, Hilton

Bachara & McLeod Recognized by Super Lawyers

Chip Bachara and Todd MacLeod of Bachara Construction Law Group have once again been recognized by their peers for excellence in construction law.  Chip was selected to the Florida Super Lawyers list for 2020 and Todd was honored as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star.”

Preparing Your Construction Project for COVID-19

Bachara Construction Law Group is carefully monitoring official orders affecting the construction industry as they are issued around the country. While Florida has not gone as far as some states in restricting people from leaving their homes to go to work, we highly recommend that you be prepared, as the orders to date have generally given citizens only a few hours’ notice. Edicts around the country have excluded the majority of construction projects from shutdown orders, classifying them as essential functions. However, it is still likely that your project will eventually