Jack Byrom Receives Certification in Construction Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

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The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) has announced that Porter Hedges attorney Jack Byrom has received Board Certification in Construction Law. Less than 1% of attorneys in Texas have received this certification and he is one of only four attorneys to achieve this mark for the exam administered in 2022. Jack is the fourth attorney at Porter Hedges to receive the construction certification.

Board Certification is a voluntary designation program certifying Texas attorneys in 25 specific areas of law. Board Certified attorneys must be licensed for at least five years, devote a required percentage of practice to a specialty area for at least three years, attend continuing education seminars, and pass a written examination applied uniformly to all certification applicants.

Jack has substantial experience in both construction and civil litigation and his practice covers a broad range of construction matters, including lien and bond claims under the Texas Property and Government Codes, project delay and disruption claims, change order disputes, construction defect claims, and a breach of warranty. He has experience representing all sides of these disputes, including owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, and other design professionals.

Porter Hedges’ Construction Practice is one of the most active in Texas and is consistently recognized among the leading practices in the state. Chambers USA has ranked the practice for 18 consecutive years, more than any other firm in Texas. Our attorneys represent contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, sureties, design professionals, construction managers, lenders, and owners in resolving complex construction disputes. At trial or in any form of alternative dispute resolution, our lawyers have the insight and experience to represent large national and multi-national corporations as well as small and mid-sized companies and individuals.