Chip Bachara has been named Jacksonville’s 2017 Construction “Lawyer of the Year” (Litigation) by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Bachara, who recently recovered more than $10 million for the Jacksonville Port Authority in a construction dispute concerning the Dames Point Container Terminal, also received the honor in 2012.
Bachara Construction Law Group associate Roscoe Green has been appointed as an Associate in the Chester Bedell Inn of Court, for a one-year term beginning September 15, 2016. The Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, founded in 1985 in Jacksonville, was Florida’s first Inn and the fourteenth in the nation. As an Associate, Green will have the opportunity to learn side-by-side with the most experienced judges and lawyers in the community.
Bachara Construction Law Group recently settled a high-profile dispute on behalf of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) over defective pavement design at the Dames Point Marine Terminal, negotiating a $10.25M settlement from a contractor and two engineering firms after nearly two and a half years of litigation. The Bachara Group took over as lead trial counsel for the suit at the request of the City of Jacksonville’s Office of General Counsel in March 2013.
BCLG’s founding partner Chip Bachara has been named to the inaugural class of “Ultimate Attorneys” by the Jacksonville Business Journal. The award, for those who have “elevated the legal profession and helped shape Jacksonville’s business community,” was instituted to recognize the First Coast’s top lawyers. Honorees were selected by the local legal community from a pool of candidates suggested by their peers.
The partners and associates of Bachara Construction Law Group are pleased to announce that founding partner Chip Bachara has been named to the 22nd edition of Best Lawyers in America© in the category of Construction Litigation. This is the seventh time Bachara has been recognized by his peers through Best Lawyers® as an outstanding member of the legal profession.
The attorneys of Bachara Construction Law Group are pleased to announce the addition of Mark Pionessa as the firm’s newest associate. A Jacksonville native and 2013 graduate of the Florida Coastal School of Law, Pionessa is a member in good standing of The Florida Bar and is licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
The attorneys of Bachara Construction Law Group are pleased to announce the addition of Roscoe A. Green as the firm’s newest associate. Green joins the Bachara Group with practical experience in the field of law. He served as a judicial intern to the Hon. Monte C. Richardson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and has clerked for Bachara Construction Law Group for more than two years. Green is a member in good standing of The Florida Bar.
BCLG’s founding partner, Chip Bachara, has been named to Best Lawyers in America 2015 in the category of Construction Litigation. This is the sixth time Bachara has been recognized by his peers through Best Lawyers as an outstanding member of the legal profession.
Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Chip Bachara to a second term on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. Bachara has been a member of the commission since 2011 and has served as chairman since 2012.
Bachara Construction Law Group has been named to the “Best Law Firms in America 2014” list in the category of Construction Litigation by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. The Bachara Group is one of only four law firms voted to the list in this specialty area in Northeast Florida, which highlights the best law firms in America based upon peer and client reviews.