Fort Lauderdale
Florida

Fort Lauderdale FLORIDA

  • Address:
    • 101 N.E. Third Avenue,Suite 1910
      Fort Lauderdale Florida, 33301
  • Phone:
    • 954-761-8700
  • Schedule:
    • Monday: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Tuesday: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Wednesday: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Thursday: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
    • Friday: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
  • Law Firm:

ABOUT Joseph R. Young

JOSEPH R. YOUNG is a partner in the Fort Lauderdale office of Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP. He is Board Certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar. Joseph concentrates his practice on all aspects of the construction industry, including the representation of general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, material suppliers, design professionals, sureties, and owners. Joseph regularly drafts and negotiates construction contracts, provides advice and counsel during ongoing construction projects, and serves as counsel in the development, prosecution, and defense of claims in various dispute resolution procedures, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation in state and federal court. Prior to entering law school, Joseph gained experience within the construction industry as an assistant project manager with a general contractor and full service design-build developer, assisting with planning and management of various construction projects including residential, commercial, and mixed-use retail and custom-built condominium construction.

Joseph received a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management, cum laude, from the University of Cincinnati and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. During law school, he served as the Senior Articles and Comments Editor for the law school Business Law Review.

Experience

•Slaughterhouse & Packaging Facility in Central Florida
•Condominium Construction Defect Claims - Miami, FL
•Condominium Construction Defect Claims - Miami, FL
•Restaurant Build-Out - Miami, FL
•Condominium Construction Defect Claims - Miami, Florida
•Condominium Construction Defect Claims - Miami, FL
•Parking Garage Collapse - Miami, FL
•Condominium Structure Collapse - Fort Lauderdale, FL
•Museum Project - Miami, FL
•Public Beautification Project - Miami, FL
•Condominium Property Damage Claims - Miami, FL
•Public School Project - Mobile, AL
•Board of Architecture Administrative Complaint - Fort Lauderdale, FL
•Residential Construction Defect Claims - Fort Lauderdale, FL
•Residential Construction Defect Claims - Fort Lauderdale, FL
•Supplier Non-Payment Claims - Monroe County, FL
•Condominium Lien Foreclosure - Hallandale Beach, FL
•Construction Contracts

Articles & Publications

•“Construction Defects - Strategies to Reduce Costs and Use the Rules to Your Advantage” that was published in the Construction Association of South Florida’s Construction Ink Magazine in two parts in August and October 2016.
•“Erosion of the Spearin Doctrine of Implied Warranty in Alternative Project Delivery Methods” was published in Common Sense Contract Law newsletter and the Associated General Contractors Law in Brief, Volume 1, No. 3 in July 2015.
•“Contract’s Notice Provision Bars Claim for Extra Work” that was published in Common Sense Contract Law on July 7, 2014.
Changes and Extra Work - Is There a Limit?, Common Sense Contract Law (October 1, 2018)
Erosion of the Spearin Doctrine of Implied Warranty in Alternative Project Delivery Methods, Common Sense Contract Law (June 30, 2015)
Contract's Notice Provision Bars Claim for Extra Work, Common Sense Contract Law (July 7, 2014)

Presentations

•Contractor License Renewal Course - May 10 & 11, 2018 - Coconut Creek, FL
•AGC Supervisory Training Course - April 26-27, 2018 - Atlanta, GA
•Smith Currie's 46th Annual Update Seminar - May 5, 2016 - Fort Lauderdale, FL
•Insurance and Risk Management - September 29, 2015 - Aventura, FL
•Public-Private Partnerships in Florida sponsored by Lorman - March 4, 2014 - Miami, FL

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Areas of LAW

  • Construction Law

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