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Trent Cotney, P.A. Attorneys Admitted to Practice in Illinois & Georgia

Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law, is proud to announce that two attorneys were recently admitted to practice in two different states. Trent Cotney, president of the firm, was admitted to practice in the state of Illinois on October 27, 2017. Attorney Benjamin…

OSHA Extends Deadline for Electronically Submitting Injury & Illness Reports to December 15, 2017

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the deadline for electronically reporting injury and illness through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) to December 15, 2017. This extension is to ensure affected employers have additional time to become familiar with the new electronic reporting system. The new date for compliance, December…

Florida’s Minimum Wage Increases Effective January 1, 2018

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (“DEO”) has announced that the minimum wage for all Florida employees will increase to $8.25 per hour, up 15 cents from the current rate of $8.10. The new hourly wage will take effect on Monday, January 1, 2018. The state minimum wage applies to all hours worked in Florida,…

Travel Time Compensation

Almost all your employees travel for their job, whether it is to your office, to a jobsite, to make sales, etc. Therefore, it is important that as the employer, you understand what travel time is compensable – meaning, when must travel time be paid time and count toward overtime. Travel between home and work is…

Hilary Morgan Selected as Finalist for ABC Young Professional of the Year

Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law, is proud to announce that Senior Associate Attorney Hilary Morgan was selected as one of the three finalist for the 2017 Associated Builders and Contractors Young Professional of the Year Award. Morgan’s practice includes all aspects of…

Hilary Morgan Named General Counsel to National Women in Roofing

Senior Associate Attorney Hilary Morgan of Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group was recently named General Counsel of National Women in Roofing, Inc. (NWIR). Morgan previously served as chair of NWIR’s Governance Committee. As General Counsel, Morgan will provide key legal guidance on corporate structure & bylaws, board of director operations, regulatory compliance, and governance…

Trent Cotney, P.A. Welcomes Attorney Brian Oblow

Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group is pleased to announce that attorney Brian Oblow recently joined Trent Cotney, P.A. as managing attorney. Oblow brings nearly 20 years of experience as a trial lawyer which includes handling numerous trials, appeals, mediations, arbitrations, and evidentiary hearings. He has extensive knowledge in the practice areas of commercial litigation,…

Trent Cotney, P.A. Named General Counsel for TARC

The Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors (TARC) recently named Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group as General Counsel. As General Counsel, Trent Cotney, P.A. will provide a variety of pro bono legal services to the association, including legal guidance on corporate structure, corporate bylaws, regulatory compliance, and governance policies. “I am tremendously grateful for this…

Trent Cotney, P.A. Welcomes Scott Bloemen as CFO

Bloemen brings nearly 20 years of business experience in management, consulting, and accounting to the team. Trent Cotney, P.A. Construction Law Group is pleased to announce that Scott Bloemen, CPA, has joined its management team as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Bloemen will be responsible for leading financial planning and providing financial counsel on all…

Trent Cotney P.A. Donates to Humane Societies for Hurricane Relief

Trent Cotney P.A. Construction Law Group, a leading national law firm for construction, specialty trades, and OSHA law, made donations to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay and the Houston Humane Society to support hurricane relief efforts. Not only did Hurricanes Harvey and Irma impact people and businesses, but among the victims were many animals…

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