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Secondary & Practice Guides: Construction

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


The 2017 A201 deskbook. Charles M. Sink, et al. (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry, 2008)  KF 902 .S55 2017

AIA construction management contracts: a concise analysis of the 2019 revisions. Kristin E. Protas, et al. (ABA, c2020) KF 902 .P755 2020

Building the construction case : a blueprint for litigators.  George F. Burns and Michael R. Bosse.  (ABA, c2014)  KF 902 .B87 2014

Construction checklists: a guide to frequently encountered construction issues Carrie Okizaki, et al., eds.  (ABA, c2022)  KF 902 .C59294 2022

Construction contracts book : annotated analysis and comparison of the AIA, ConsensusDocs, and EJCDC contract forms, 3rd ed.  (ABA, Forum on Construction Law, c2020) KF 902 .C5932 2020  

Construction defects: assessment, analysis and resolution, 2nd ed.  Suzanne McSorley et al. (ABA, c2021) KF 1950 .C645 2021

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

Construction litigation, 2nd ed. Melissa A. Beutler.  (ABA, c2015)  KF 8984 .A65 C66 2015

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

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

Discovery deskbook for construction disputes, 2nd ed.  John M. Cook,  (ABA, c2015)  KF 8925 .B84 D57 2015

Federal government construction contracts, 3rd ed. Michael A. Branco. (ABA, c2017)  KF 865 .F44 2017

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, c2017)  KF 1950 .S734 2017

Sweet on construction industry contracts: major AIA documents, 7th ed. Jonathan J. Sweet. (Aspen Publishers, c2018-)  KF 902 .S9362 & Online access via VitalLaw


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.  James Acret. (Thomson-West, 2017-)  Westlaw subscription database (ID/password required)*

California mechanic's lien law and construction industry practice, 6th ed. Matthew E. Marsh & Harry M. Marsh. (Matthew Bender, [200-?]- )  Lexis 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, c2018)  KFC 995 .A1 C34 (Reserve & Online via CEB OnLaw)

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