K. Stefan Chin

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K. Stefan Chin

Partner

Miami, FL

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“Many of the attorneys at P&A have hands-on, practical experience in the construction industry and can therefore offer clients highly informed, workable legal advice.”

Bio

Highlights

Admissions

State of Florida

United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Memberships

American Bar Association (Forum on the Construction Industry)

Florida Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section)

Dade County Bar Association

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards

Florida Registered Architect

Associated General Contractors of America

Associated Builders and Contractors

Contractors Association of South Florida

Florida Transportation Builders Association

Education & Courses

University of Miami, B.A. with honors

Emory University School of Law, J.D

FIDIC Module 2: Claims and Disputes Resolution

Awards & Recognitions

Florida Bar Board Certified Construction Law Specialist

South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyer

Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2017-2018

Publications & Presentations

“Ethics,” Florida Bar Certification Review Course (CRC), March 2022.

“Advanced Construction Law and Certification Review 2020” and “Construction Law Institute 2020,” The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, March 2020.

2019 Construction Law Certification Review Course, March 2019.

"Getting to Substantial Completion", Peckar & Abramson's Rising Star Educational Program, November 2018

"Are You Storm Ready?", Peckar & Abramson's Rising Star Educational Program, June 2018

"Document Control", Peckar & Abramson's Rising Star Educational Program, November 2017

"How Midsize Law Firms Can Minimize Cybersecurity Threats", Law360 - July 21, 2017

"The Construction Payment Process", Peckar & Abramson's Rising Star Educational Program, June 2017

"A New Year’s Resolution for Your Construction Business: Practical Guidelines for Mitigating the Risks of a Cyberattack", Construction ink! – March 2017

"Cyberattacks can cripple the construction Industry", The Miami Herald, May 2016

"Contracting with Owners to Avoid Disputes and Increase Profitability", South Florida Associated General Contractors, May 2016

"Contractors and Builders Take Note: 2015 Amendments to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes – Florida's "Notice and Opportunity to Cure" Statute," South Florida Associated General Contractors Newswire, July 23, 2015

"New Amendments to Chapter 558, Florida's "Notice and Opportunity to Cure" Statute," Construction Today Blog, July 22, 2015

"Notable Pending Legislation: Proposed Amendments to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes", presentation to Florida Structural Engineers Association, May 2015.

"Chapter 558, Florida Statutes: A 360 Degree Review", South Florida Associated General Contractors (Young Contractors Forum) seminar, March 2015

"Contractors Support Bill on Construction Defect Notice” Daily Business Review, Opinion & Commentary Section, February 2015

"Appellate Court Supports Builders and General Contractors In Case Involving Developer Foreclosing on Himself to Avoid Payment," South Florida Associated General Contractors Newswire, October 20, 2014

"Advising Clients of Arbitration Awards and Vacatur of an Award,” American Bar Association Construction Litigation, Spring 2014, Vol. 23, No. 2.