Industry Links

American Institute of Constructors

American Council for Construction Education

Associated Builders and Contractors Houston Chapter

Associated General Contractors Houston

Construction Financial Management Association

State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section

Houston Bar Association
Construction Law Section

Houston Bar Foundation

Resources

Gavin McGee is a frequent speaker and published author on a broad range of construction law topics.

Representative Articles

"You Want to See My What? Owners Respond to New Financial Disclosure Requirements," ABC Build Houston, Industry News, June/July 2009
2008, 2009.

"Recent Legal Developments Affecting Texas Lien Laws," ABC Build Houston, April / May 2008.

"Gambling on Payday, Living with the new contingent payment laws," AGC Cornerstone, Spring 2008.

"Most Common Legal Mistakes Contractors Make and How to Avoid Them," ABC Build Houston, June/July 2007.

Papers and Presentations

Texas Lien and Bond Claims
Lorman Educational Services - 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Essential Contract Terms
Lorman Educational Services: The Fundamentals of Construction Contracts - 2011

Construction Industry Basics: What Contractors Expect Their Lawyers to Know
University of Texas School of Law CLE's Construction Law Conference – 2010

Avoiding Legal Mistakes: Common Issues in the Construction Industry
Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Leadership Forum - 2010

The Subcontract: With Emphasis on Key Clauses from the General Contractor’s and Subcontractor’s Perspectives
State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section: Basics Course in Construction Law – 2010

Legal Issues Facing the Construction Professional
Lorman Educational Services 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010

Pay-If-Not-Paid: Living With the New Contingent Payment Law
University of Texas School of Law CLE's Construction Law Conference - 2009

Pay-If-Not-Paid: Understanding the New Contingent Payment Law
Mechanical Contractors Association, HBA Construction Law Section 2007; Houston Bar Association's Instructing Construction Clients 2008; Associated General Contractors Young Constructors Form 2008; Companion articles in AGC's Cornerstone and ABC's Build Houston 2008; In-house for individual clients groups 2007, 2008

The Litigation Process (lecture and mock trial)
Associated Builders and Contractors Construction Leadership Forum - 2006, 2007; In-house for individual client groups 2008-2011

Construction Payment Remedies in Texas

National Business Institute 2004, 2005; Gulf Coast Alarm Association 2008

Overview of the Construction Industry and Glossary of Construction Terms
State Bar of Texas Construction Law Section's Basics of Construction Law 2007

Most Common Legal Mistakes Contractors Make, and How to Avoid Them Associated Builders and Contractors, Associated General Contractors 2006, 2007, 2009

Factoring Construction Receivables

State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference 2004; Houston Bar Association Construction Law Section 2005

When a Lien Won't Work - Nontraditional Use of Constitutional Liens
State Bar of Texas Construction Law Conference - 2003

 

Lectures/Seminars

Gavin McGee employs his knowledge of the construction industry and construction law
to present seminars on topics including:

• Lien and Bond Claims

• Risk Management

• Project Documentation

• Contract Drafting/Negotiation

• Mock Trials