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5 Dangerous Practices That Get Contractors Into Legal Trouble

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5 Dangerous Practices That Get Contractors Into Legal Trouble

On this episode of Rock Stars of Remodeling, home improvement attorney D.S. Berenson shares common practices contractors should avoid

September 5, 2023
Berenson LLP Managing Partner D.S. Berenson


D.S. Berenson is the managing partner of Berenson LLP in Washington, DC. He serves as general counsel and special counsel to home improvement contractors and remodeling industry manufacturers on a full range of industry matters.

On this episode of the Rock Stars of Remodeling podcast, Berenson shares some dangerous practices that could get contractors into legal trouble. You might be surprised to learn that you’re unknowingly doing something on his list. Listen to find out!

If you're looking for even more information to help protect yourself, Berenson will also conduct two home improvement legal conferences in the fall of 2023.

Advanced Contractor Legal Seminar will be held October 9-11, 2023 at Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Contractor-In-A-Box Seminar will take place November 8-10, 2023 in San Antonio.

Comments (2)

  • Submitted by steve adcock (not verified) on Fri, 09/08/2023 - 09:24


    Is there a written copy of this podcast? It's much easier for some of us to read a transcript rather than sit and listen to a podcast.

  • Submitted by cbroderick on Mon, 09/11/2023 - 11:13

    In reply to by steve adcock (not verified)


    Hi Steve! Yes, we always supply a transcript of our podcast interviews. This transcript will be posted this week and will run in the next issue of our magazine. Thank you!

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