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Construction Law

California's construction laws are designed to protect consumers, contractors, property owners, property managers, and other constituents involved in the field of construction ─ residential, commercial, industrial, and public works construction. As a construction law attorney, Scott Richert strives to protect his clients' interests and rights, seeking a fair and satisfying outcome to each legal issue that his clients are facing.

Background in Construction
As a former licensed contractor (RME) himself, Scott Richert understands how the many possible problems and challenges in construction arise. After his years of work as a contractor, he attended the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. He was admitted to the California Bar in 1987 and has since worked to provide excellent legal counsel to construction, real estate, and business clients in need of ethical and effective representation.

Since founding his firm, Scott Richert has handled an array of cases involving:

  • Construction contracts: drafting, interpretation, revision, enforcement, litigation
  • Construction defect cases
  • Contractor license law
  • Representation of general contractors and subcontractors
  • Defense of contractors and subcontractors before the CSLB (Contractors State License Board)
  • Contractors' bond claims
  • Claims against contractors
  • Representation of property owners
  • Arbitration and mediation

Protecting Clients' Legal Rights
Scott Richert's attention to detail and his dedication to clients have gained him a solid reputation as a highly competent construction law attorney. Whether you are a homeowner who feels that a contractor has not done the job you agreed to, or you're a contractor who needs assistance drafting a contract, Scott Richert has the knowledge and experience to help you with your legal needs.

Contact the Law Office of Scott Richert
Disputes between general contractors and subcontractors, mechanic's lien issues, bond claims and more are all within the purview of Scott Richert's construction law practice. Whatever your construction-related matter, you can count on effective and timely legal counsel from Scott Richert.

Contact the Law Office of Scott Richert today to discuss your legal issue and plan a course of action.


Law Office of Scott Richert
505 Coyote St
Nevada City, CA 95959
Tel: (530) 265-7800
Fax: (530) 478-0634

The Law Office of Scott Richert
505 Coyote St
Nevada City, CA 95959

Tel: (530) 265-7800
Fax: (530) 478-0634

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