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Slingshot Legal Services Becomes a LeTip Chapter Member

Slingshot Legal Services is happy to announce their newly appointed membership into the LeTip Professional Leads Organization, Sellwood, Oregon Chapter. LeTip is the original business leads networking group and is the networking group that set the standard by developing a program that embraces both businesswomen and businessmen. LeTip Chapters and Members are committed, expect excellence …

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October 2018 CCB Penalty Report

As we have mentioned in previous blogs, Slingshot Legal Services works with contractors ranging from general contractors to sub-sub-sub-contractors in addition to owners and developers. As one of the services we offer our clients, is assisting with maintaining their CCB status and requirements and this  includes the five States we offer our services in being Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and …

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Past Construction Posts and the Future of your Company

If you have been following our Blogs, you may have noticed a theme with respect to the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (“CCB”). Slingshot Legal Services (“Slingshot Legal”) follows the CCB for several reasons but mostly to make sure our construction clients are up-to-date on all of their licensing requirements; have their fees current; have their applicable insurance(s) in …

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CCB Sweep Of Southern Oregon Coast Uncovers Unlicensed Contractors

Fresh off the Press: Oregon CCB investigators reported 41 alleged violations Last week, field investigators from the Construction Contractors Board (CCB) conducted a sweep of southern Oregon coast in Curry, Coos and Douglas counties. The sweep began on October 15 and ended on October 19. Field investigators found violations ranging from working without a license …

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Arbitration – The two differences in representation

In Oregon there are two types of arbitration rules under the Oregon Statutes related to representation. The first type of arbitration is noted in ORS 36.400 – ORS 36.425  https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/36.400 and sets out the arbitration program. We will refer to this as the “Court Mandated Arbitration Program”. Under this program, when a person or business files a lawsuit in …

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Oregon Construction Contractors Board Monthly Penalty Report

We work with homeowners, businesses, attorneys, general contractors, subcontractors, tier 2 and on subcontractors, etc. We are exposed to a variety of construction related claims and penalties that some our client base gets tangled into and sometimes the outcome can be the demise of their company. One of the marketing tools we utilize for each construction …

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Oregon puts the heat on Eastern Oregon Unlicensed Contractors

CCB Sweep Turns Up Unlicensed Contractors in Eastern Oregon Oregon CCB investigators reported 33 alleged violations Field investigators from the Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) conducted a sweep of Eastern Oregon last week, checking over 100 job sites. The enforcement action turned up 33 alleged violations, including 8 unlicensed contractors and 9 contractors working without …

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