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Mr. Christopher John Weiss

Mr. Christopher John Weiss

Mr. Weiss is a Florida Board Certified Construction Attorney
  • Construction Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Florida
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Christopher J. Weiss is a Florida Board Certified Construction Attorney, practicing in the field since becoming a member of the Florida Bar in 1977. His office number is 407 928 6737. His email address is chris@cweisslaw.com. His address is 2014 E Robinson St. Orlando, 32803. His practice has included.
* Defense of a national contractor for deterioration of fire retardant plywood used in a major theme park;
* Drafting and negotiation of construction contract documents for, and counsel during the administration of, dispute resolution for construction of a variety of theme parks;
* Representing private owners, contractors, subcontractors, public owners in a wide variety of construction claims, particularly regarding moisture intrusion in multi-family projects; and
* Representing construction and design professionals in alternative dispute resolutions, including mediation, arbitration and traditional litigation.

MR. WEISS' REPORTED DECISIONS INCLUDE:

O'Keef Architects, Inc. v. CED 909 So. 2d 370 (Fla. 5th DCA 2005)
CED Construction, Inc. v. Kaiser-Taulbee Assoc., Inc., 816 So.2d 813, 27 Fla.L.Weekly D1167 (Fla.App. 5 Dist., May 17, 2002);
Charles Boyd Const., Inc. v. Vacation Beach, Inc., 959 So. 2d 1227 (Fla. 5th DCA 2007)

MEMBERSHIPS:
The Florida Bar Association
Associated Builders and Contractors
Construction Financial Management Association
Associated General Contractors of America
American Subcontractors Association
COURT ADMISSIONS:
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
U.S. Supreme Court

Practice Areas
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    25 - 40%
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $500 - $550 per hour Checks and Cash acceptable forms of payment
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Christopher Weiss Attorney at Law, P.A.
- Current
Holland & Knight LLP
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Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D.
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Honors: Graduated Cum Laude
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Awards
Best Law Firms Tier 2- Construction Law/Tier 2 - Litigation - Construction, 2016-2018
The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando
2016-2018
Construction Law Litigation
The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando,
2011-2018
Construction Law
The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando,
2006-2018
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Marrtindale-Hubbell
1991-2018
Best Lawyers, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction
Orlando Business Journal Best Lawyers - Orlando Magazine
2012-2017
Top Orlando-Area Attorneys
Orlando Magazine
Best Law Firm Ranking
U.S. News & World Report
2015 & 2017
Arbitration and Mediation - Law Firm of the Year
Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards
AV Preeminent Top Rated Lawyers - Construction
The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel
Top 1%
The American Registry - America's Most Honored Professionals
2015-2017
Florida Super Lawyer
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine
2006-2017
Americas Leading Business Lawyers Guide, Construction Law
Chambers USA
2005-2017
Florida Legal Elite
Florida Trend Magazine
2005-2008, 2012, 2014-2016
Best Law Firms Tier 1- Construction Law/Tier 2 - Litigation - Construction
The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando
2014-2015
Best Lawyers, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Orlando Business Journal Best Lawyers - Orlando Magazine
2012-2015
Construction Law - Lawyer of the Year
The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando
Top 10%
The American Registry - America's Most Honored Professionals
Bet the Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year
The Best Lawyers in America guide, Orlando
Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers
Florida Super Lawyers Magazine
2006, 2010 & 2012
Rated 10 Superb
Avvo
Professional Associations
Orange County Bar Association
Member, Construction Law Section
Current
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Associated General Contractors of America, Inc.
- Current
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Associated Builders and Contractors
- Current
Activities: Speaker
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Florida State Bar  # 241482
Member
- Current
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Orange County Legal Aid Society
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
"Ensuing Loss: Can It Provide Coverage?"
Construction, Alert
Practical Considerations to Recovery for Damages Caused by Latent Construction Defects
Christopher Weiss
Spoliation - When do you Have to Preserve Documents and What Happens if you don't?
Christopher Weiss
"Ensuing Loss: Can It Provide Coverage?"
Real Estate, Alert
"Continuing Liability for Defects After Completion and Turnover of a Project"
The Florida Bar, Continuing Legal Education and Construction Law Committee
"Are Eichleay Damages Dead or Just Dying?"
Construction, Newsletter
Certifications
Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Attorney
Florida Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Website
Official Website
Blog
Blog of Christopher Weiss Attorney at Law, P.A.
Contact & Map
Christopher Weiss Attorney at Law, P.A.
17 North Summerlin Avenue
Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32801
Telephone: (407) 928-6737
Cell: (407) 340-4101
Fax: (855) 592-0030