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San Antonio, Texas Construction Law Attorneys

Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc., understands the construction business. With more than 73  years of combined legal experience practicing construction law in Texas, attorneys Henry W. Christopher, Gary W. Javore and Stephen G. Cochran can help you build solutions to the problems affecting your residential, commercial, industrial or public development projects.
The firm handles construction disputes for a wide variety of clients, including contractors, property owners, developers, architects, engineers, construction companies, and subcontractors. The firm’s experienced team of construction lawyers advocate for their clients’ interests in court, arbitration and administrative agency hearings and are dedicated to providing clients with the best possible results.
Handling construction disputes for more than a combined 73 years
Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc.’s Texas construction law attorneys help clients avoid and resolve construction disputes in the following areas:
  • Architectural and engineering errors
  • Contract disputes
  • Collections and payment disputes
  • Insurance coverage
  • Construction defect claims
  • Mechanic’s liens
Architectural and engineering conflicts
Errors and omissions in site plans can severely affect the progress of your project. The firm has extensive experience handling these disputes from every angle, and has protected the interests of contractors, owners, architects and engineers when conflicts of this nature arise.
Contract disputes
Construction projects often require the signing of countless contracts to secure access to labor and materials. When one of these contracts is breached, it can cause havoc on your work site. Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. ensures clients get the compensation and services they need to finish their projects on time. The firm also helps clients draft and review contracts to protect their interests in the future.
Collections and payment disputes
The firm handles all situations involving payment disputes, including:
  • Bid contests, mistakes and protests
  • Collections
  • Non-payment for extra work
  • Surety bond claims
  • Stop notices
  • Work stoppages and delays
  • Writs of attachment
Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. expects the unexpected and works to get their clients the relief they are looking for. The firm also represents property developers and owners, helping them fight unjustified claims brought against them.
Insurance coverage
Insurance companies often cause serious problems during the construction process. If an insurance company has denied or disclaimed your coverage, Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. can help you get the protection you need to move forward.
Construction Defect Claims
The firm has extensive experience in addressing construction defect claims both in residential and commercial construction.  The attorneys are proactive in attempting to resolve claims before they get to litigation.  But if the parties are unable to resolve the dispute, they are aggressive in pursuing and defending claims in litigation/arbitration.
Mechanic’s liens
Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. helps contractors and material suppliers draft, serve, file and enforce mechanic’s liens against property developers and owners to ensure payment for the services that were rendered. The firm’s lawyers also represent contractors, developers and owners, helping them vacate improper or exaggerated liens brought against them.
Contact Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. today
Contact the firm today at 210-978-0074 or contact Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. online for answers to all your construction law questions.
Johnson, Christopher, Javore and Cochran, Inc. serves clients with contracts and litigation cases throughout Dallas, Houston, Austin, San Antonio (central to South Texas) and the “Hill Country”.