Alternative Dispute Resolution

Trent Cotney is AAA Construction Mediator, Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil and Appellate Mediator, and a Department of Business and Professional Regulation Condominium and Homeowner’s Association mediator. He has mediated a variety of disputes involving commercial and construction matters both informally and formally through the mediation process. In addition, Mr. Cotney is a member of AAA Panel of Construction Arbitrators and a Qualified Court-Appointed Arbitrator that specializes in arbitrating construction disputes. Cotney Construction Law provides all alternative dispute resolution services at fixed rates with no required hourly minimum and no cancellation fee.

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OSHA Update: New Year, New Direction?

Based on a significant shift in leadership, many are speculating on possible changes to OSHA’s practices enforcement  going into 2018.  Given the current administration’s reputation for opposing regulation, some believe that OSHA will start to favor compliance rather than enforcement.

Department of Labor Overtime Final Ruling

On September 27, 2019, the Department of Labor issued a final rule on overtime, officially named "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional,...

Avoid These Two Common Mechanics Lien Mistakes

If you are owed payment, the mechanics lien is a common tool to utilize. Before you try to navigate this process on your own, speak...

Prisoner Reentry Programs and the Construction Industry Part 2

There are over two million people incarcerated in the United States prison system and there are over 600,000 inmates released from our prison system annually....

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