Jernigan Copeland Attorneys | Mississippi Construction & Insurance Law


The Construction Law Group at Jernigan Copeland Attorneys, PLLC recognizes the vital role that the construction industry plays in Mississippi's economic development.

The JCA attorneys in the Construction Law Group have devoted their practice to the counsel and representation of construction businesses. We handle the full range of issues faced by contractors, owners, and material suppliers in a cost-effective manner with an eye on the continued success of your company. The Construction Law Group attorneys are licensed in Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee and have experience representing members of the construction industry in the  following areas:​

  • Business formation and licensing
  • Contract formation
  • Project representation
  • Professional representation before licensing boards
  • Dispute resolution through mediation, arbitration and litigation caused by:
    • Delay and disruption
    • Acceleration
    • Lost productivity 
    • Incomplete or defective design 
    • Excessive changes
    • Differing site conditions 
    • Defective materials and equipment 
    • Improper inspection 
    • Failures of concrete and other structural elements 
    • Rejection and repair of non-conforming work 
    • Mechanic’s liens, materialman’s liens and bond claims 
    • Payment and performance bonds (including federal Miller Act and state Little Miller Act bonds) 
    • Additional compensation and extensions of time 
    • Relief from imposition of liquidated or actual damages 
    • Default termination
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