BCLG Team Welcomes Tracy Valente

The BCLG team recently welcomed Tracy Valente as a partner in the firm. AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell and well-respected in the Jacksonville legal community, Valente is an experienced litigator with a record of success in construction law.

Bachara Construction Law Group Again Recognized Among Nation’s Top Construction Law Firms

Bachara Construction Law Group has been recognized as one of the nation’s top construction law firms by Best Lawyers and U.S. News and World Report. In the 2018 “Best Law Firms in America” rankings released last week, BCLG was once again named as a Tier 1 Metropolitan Construction Litigation firm. Best Lawyers – the preeminent referral guide for lawyers in the U.S. – annually highlights the top law firms in America based upon comprehensive peer and client reviews. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has

Bachara Named One of America’s Best Lawyers

The team at Bachara Construction Law Group is pleased to announce that founding partner Chip Bachara has been named by his peers to the 2018 edition of Best of Lawyers in America©, in the categories of Construction Law and Construction Litigation. Best Lawyers – the preeminent referral guide to lawyers in the U.S. — compiles its outstanding attorney list by conducting comprehensive national and regional practicearea-based peer-review surveys. Bachara has been recognized for excellence by his peers through Best Lawyers® since 2009. He was named multiple times in Florida Trend’s Legal

Chip Bachara Named Jacksonville’s 2017 Construction Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers

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.

Roscoe A. Green Appointed Associate of Chester Bedell Inn of Court

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 Wins $10.25M Settlement for JAXPORT

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.

Jacksonville Business Journal Recognizes Chip Bachara as “Ultimate Attorney”

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.

Bachara Group Welcomes Mark Pionessa as Associate

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.