In the haste to get design and construction moving on real estate projects, one may lose sight of important lien priority issues when negotiating and executing contracts. In my recent article for the Daily Journal of Commerce, I discuss a notable Washington appellate case that addresses a lien priority issue in the context of multiple amendments to a design professional’s contract for services. Read the full article here to learn what the lender might have done to avoid lien pitfalls.

“Contract Conflict Bears a Cautionary Tale” was originally published on June 19, 2015 by the Daily Journal of Commerce.