Mark Lang Creede

Mark Lang Creede

Lang, Richert & Patch
  • Construction Law
  • California
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Summary

Mark L. Creede is an AV rated (Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent) construction law attorney specializing in private and public work contract disputes involving heavy highway, commercial, and industrial construction, mechanic's liens, stop payment notices, payment and performance bonds, subdivision bonds, commercial construction defect claims, change orders, delay, disruption, and acceleration claims, bid disputes, surety law, design professional liability and claims, insurance claims, litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He represents general engineering contractors, general building contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, owners, developers, architects, engineers, sureties, and insurance carriers. Mr. Creede is also a construction arbitration panelist with the American Arbitration Association and a member of the AGC California Legal Advisory Committee. Before practicing law, he was a construction engineer for six years, working for Johnson Controls, Inc., San Francisco Branch, specializing in mechanical, electrical, electronic, and digital control systems design and installation, project management, applications software, personnel training, and engineering department management. He is a past Chairman of the Fresno County Bar Association Construction Law Section and past member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, San Joaquin Valley Chapter. Mr. Creede earned his Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, from the School of Engineering at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and his law degree from University of San Francisco School of Law.

Practice Area
  • Construction Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
9th Circuit
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney / Shareholder / Managing Partner
Lang, Richert & Patch
- Current
Engineering Manager - San Francisco Branch
Johnson Controls, Inc.
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Application Engineer, Project Engineer, Engineering Manager
Education
University of San Francisco School of Law
J.D. (1986) | Law
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
B.S. (1982) | School of Engineering
Honors: with Honors
Awards
Champions of Justice Attorney Award
Central California Legal Services, Inc.
"For Being Among That Small Group"
AV Rated Preeminent
Martindale Hubbell
10.0 Rating
Avvo
Fellow
Construction Lawyers Society of America
Construction SuperLawyer 2007 to Present
Superlawyers
Professional Associations
Association of Business Trial Lawyers - San Joaquin Valley Chapter
Former Board of Governors
Current
Associated General Contractors (AGC) California
Legal Advisory Committee
Current
American Arbitration Association
Construction Panel Arbitrator
- Current
Construction Specifications Institute
Member
- Current
Activities: Affiliate
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
Member
- Current
Activities: Affiliate
he American Institute of Architects
Member
- Current
Activities: Affiliate
California State Bar # 128418
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Fresno County Bar Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Past Chairman, Construction Law Section
Speaking Engagements
Construction Law Remedies - Public and Private Works of Improvement, Remedies Class - Guest Speaker - 1998 - 2001, Fresno, CA
San Joaquin School of Law
Construction Law Remedies, Meeting Program, Fresno, CA
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
Forensic Engineering - The Expert Witness, Meeting Program, Fresno, CA
Construction Specifications Institute
Construction Law - Public and Private Works of Improvement, Meeting Program, Fresno, CA
Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California
Design Professionals - Limitations of Liability
Certifications
Certified Cogeneration Professional (1991)
The Association of Energy Engineers
Websites & Blogs
Website
Lang, Richert & Patch
Social Media
Contact & Map
Fig Garden Financial Center
5200 N. Palm Avenue, Suite 401
Fresno, CA 93704
USA
Telephone: (559) 228-6700
Fax: (559) 228-6727