Robert A. Weissman specializes in construction law representing general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, rental companies and other trade and design professionals, spec builders and owners in connection with public (state, local and federal) and private (residential, commercial and industrial property) from contract preparation, negotiation, course of construction issues and disputes and in mediation, arbitration and litigation (including breach of contract, change order, extra work, delay, defective work and performance disputes; foreclosure of mechanics' liens, enforcement of stop notices, payment bonds and subdivision improvement and similar bonds), substitution hearings, CSLB matters, other bond claims, bid protests and claims against public entities. Weissman assists his clients in exercising and defending their rights under the Mechanics’ Lien law. He reviews, negotiates, drafts and enforces their contracts and credit applications both prior to and after commencing a lawsuit and bring lawsuits to foreclose on Mechanics’ Liens, enforce Stop Notices, bond claims, breach of contract, negligence and for collection of past due or disputed accounts and contracts. Weissman also represents real estate investors, spec builders, rehabers and flippers in a wide variety of matters starting with contract advice and review, dispute resolution, finding solutions to complex or simple problems, in mediation, arbitration and litigation of those disputes. Weissman is peer rated AV® Rated Preeminent (the highest rating available) by Martindale-Hubbell; 1985-present and was recently selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Construction Litigation to the 2016 Southern California Super Lawyers. Weissman is also an experienced and diverse real estate and bond investor. He is the author of the best seller, international best seller and Eippy Award winning book "The Real Estate Candy Shop" released in October, 2015.