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Joe Virene

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Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, Order of the Barons, 2007
  • B.S., The University of Texas, 2003
Bar Admission
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • Texas

Blogs

Implied Warranties: Part One (Goods)
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
July 27, 2014
Filing a Lien When the Work is Done for a Tenant Rather Than an Owner
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
December 20, 2013
How to Perfect and Enforce a Mineral Lien: Six Steps
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
December 13, 2013
How to Perfect and Enforce a Mineral Lien: 6 Steps
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
December 13, 2013
7 Ways to Manage the Credit Risk of a New Customer
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
October 31, 2013
Increasing Your Recovery Under a Federal Payment Bond Claim
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
October 10, 2013
The Supreme Court Blesses Arbitration Clauses in Covenants Not to Compete, But is Arbitrating a Non-Compete Always a Good Idea?
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
September 2, 2013
Ten Drafting Tips for Covenants Not to Compete
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
August 26, 2013
10 Drafting Tips for Covenants Not to Compete
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
August 26, 2013
Legislative Update
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
August 20, 2013
Contractors and Suppliers' Defenses to Bankruptcy Preference Claims
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
July 23, 2013
Weathering the Storm of an Owner or General Contractor Bankruptcy
Construction & Energy Law Blog for Subcontractors and Suppliers
July 2, 2013
Collecting Attorney Fees for Lien and Bond Claims
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 25, 2013
Broad Form Indemnities in Construction Contracts
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 20, 2013
Important Contract Clauses for Subcontractors and Suppliers
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 11, 2013
Arbitration Clause Tips
Texas Construction Law Blog
June 4, 2013
Arbitration vs. Bench Trial
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 28, 2013
Pay-If-Paid Clauses: A Powerful Shield From Payment
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 20, 2013
The New Lien Waiver Form Prevents Subs and Suppliers from being Strong Armed
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 13, 2013
The New Texas Expedited Trial Rule's Effect on Subcontractors and Suppliers
Texas Construction Law Blog
May 7, 2013
Why Delivery Tickets Matter
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 30, 2013
Your Last Resort: The Unpaid Account
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 22, 2013
Joint Check Agreements
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 15, 2013
Adding Another Target: Personal Guaranties
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 8, 2013
Mineral Liens: An Underused Tool
Texas Construction Law Blog
April 2, 2013
Prompt Pay Acts: Preventing Slow Paying
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 26, 2013
The Texas Construction Trust Fund Act, AKA "Plan B"
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 18, 2013
What you need to know about Texas Constitutional Liens
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 11, 2013
Federal Payment Bond Claims
Texas Construction Law Blog
March 4, 2013
Private Payment Bonds: The Basics
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 25, 2013
Texas Public Payment Bond Claims: Just as Good as a Lien
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 18, 2013
Mechanic’s Liens: Finding your way through the Maze
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 11, 2013
Rights and Remedies to Help Subcontractors and Suppliers Collect Payment
Texas Construction Law Blog
February 4, 2013