Welcome to the Law Offices of Richard K. Bauman

Richard K. Bauman practices business, real estate, and construction law. He has had his own law firm for over 20 years. His goal is to provide quality legal services in a cost-effective manner.

He acts as outside general counsel for a variety of small to medium-sized businesses, notably firms in the construction industry. His work includes forming corporations and LLCs, negotiating contracts and leases, and litigating real estate, construction, and collection cases.

He also serves as insurance defense counsel for architects and engineers in construction defect litigation. He has represented clients in dozens of such cases, which involved single-family residences, condominiums, apartment buildings, commercial buildings, schools, medical facilities, correctional facilities, roads, and utilities.

Education

University of California Berkeley School of Law, J.D.
University of Michigan, B.A.

Speeches

How to Get Paid

A one hour seminar for design professionals and contractors in using mechanic’s liens, design professionals’ liens and the court for collecting fees.

Not Enough Money, Too Much Liability: How Design Professionals Get Fleeced and What You Can Do About lt
Discussion of why design professionals are not adequately compensated and face too much risk, and how to remedy these problems.

Memberships

Pacific Contractors Association
Board Member and 1998 President