Burnett Wilson Reeder is proud to announce that M. Lee Reeder presented at the Annual Education Program for the Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges in Orlando Florida on July 25, 2017. The conference was attended by trial court judges across the state of Florida in order to obtain their continuing legal education requirements pursuant to the Florida Bar Association.
Mr. Reeder spoke on the procedure as well as the current state of the law in regard to the 558-pre-suit investigation process involving construction defect claims. The 558 process is the legislatively created mandatory pre-suit investigation process that is a condition precedent to filing suit against a contractor or other building official. The process provides a right to inspect the property and place subcontractors on notice of the claim. Additionally, the 558 process allows the contractor or subcontractors the right to make an offer to repair before a lawsuit is filed.
Mr. Reeder and Burnett Wilson Reeder are pleased to have been invited to speak in the area of Construction Defect Law and we look forward to continuing to represent property owners across the State of Florida for damage caused by improper construction practices.