Skip to main content

Secondary & Practice Guides: Construction

This guide includes the Library's most current, updated secondary and practice guides.


The 2007 A201 deskbook. Charles M. Sink, et al. (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2008) [Note: Contains 2007 revisions to AIA contract documents -- AIA contract revision analysis -- Sample AIA document A201-2007 -- AIA document comparative]  KF 902 .S55 2008

Building the construction case : a blueprint for litigators.  George F. Burns and Michael R. Bosse.  (ABA 2014) KF902 .B87 2014

Construction accounting: a guide for attorneys and other professionals. (Forum on the Construction Industry, ABA, c2010)  HF 5686 .B7 C583 2010

Construction defects. Roland Nikles et al. (Forum on the Construction Industry, ABA, c2012)  KF 1190 .C658 2012

Construction insurance: a guide for attorneys and other professionals. (ABA, Forum on the Construction Industry, c2011)  KF 1190 .C664 2011

Construction law. William Allensworth et al. (ABA, Forum on the Construction Industry, c2009)  KF 1950 .C658 2009

Construction law. Steven G.M. Stein. (Matthew Bender, 2013-) LexisNexis subscription database (ID/password required)*

Construction scheduling: preparation, liability & claims, 2nd ed. Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

Discovery in construction litigation. Michael T. Callahan & Barry B. Bramble. LexisNexis subscription database (ID/password required)*

Discovery deskbook for construction disputes, 2nd ed.  John M. Cook,  (ABA c.2015) KF8925 .B84 D57 2015

Federal government construction contracts, 2nd ed. Michael A. Branco. (ABA, c2010)  KF 865 .F44 2010

Forms and substance: specialized agreements for the construction project. Carina Y. Ohara, John I. Spangler, III, and Michael Tarullo. (ABA, Forum on the Construction Industry, 2007)  KF 801 .F67 2007

The law of green buildings: regulatory and legal issues in design, construction, operations, and financing. J. Cullen Howe et al. (ABA, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources, Eli Press, c2010)  KF 5701 .L39 2010 

Legal guide to AIA documents, 5th ed. Werner Sabo. (Aspen Publishers, 2008- )  KF 902 .A3 S23 2008 and Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

State and local construction projects : an attorney's handbook.  Daniel D. McMillan, ed.  (ABA, 2017) KF1950 .S734 2017

A state-by-state guide to construction & design law: current statutes and practices, 2nd ed. (ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, c2009)  KF 902 .S73 2009

Sweet on construction industry contracts: major AIA documents, 6th ed. Jonathan J. Sweet. (Aspen Publishers, c2015-)  KF 902 .S9362


California construction contracts, defects, and litigation, 4th ed. James Acret, et al. (CEB, c2008- )  KFC 230 .B8 A331

California construction law, 17th ed. Kenneth C. Gibbs and Gordon Hunt. (Aspen Law & Business, c2011)  KFC 230 .B8 G53 2011

California construction law manual, 6th ed. James Acret. (Thomson-West, 2005-)  KFC 424 .A94 2005

California mechanic's lien law and construction industry practice, 6th ed. Matthew E. Marsh & Harry M. Marsh. (Matthew Bender, [200-?]- )  LexisNexis subscription database (ID/password required)*

California mechanics’ liens and related construction remedies, 4th ed. (CEB, c2012- )  KFC 229 .C322

Handling mechanics' liens and related remedies (private works): here's how and when to do it. Gordon Hunt. CEB Action Guide. (CEB, c2016)  KFC 995 .A1 C34 (Reserve)

*NOTE: UCLA School of Law provides LexisNexis & Westlaw accounts for UCLA law students, faculty and staff only.