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Cotney Attorneys & Consultants

 

Cotney is a national law firm with offices throughout Florida, Charlotte, Denver, Grand Rapids, Houston, Mobile, and Nashville, specializing in the representation of businesses and professionals in construction disputes and transactions throughout the state of Florida and beyond.

The firm has specialized in roofing litigation and arbitration since 1999, including defending roofing contractors on construction defect claims, prosecuting lien and bond law claims, defending OSHA citations, contractor licensing defense and bid protests.Cotney is well respected for his extensive review and drafts of hundreds of roofing-related contracts a year for roofing contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and others in the industry.

Cotney is a unique construction law firm because all of its attorneys have a background in construction ranging from work as estimators for structural contractors, roofers, overseas manufacturers of construction products and supply house distributors. At Cotney, we understand construction – not because we read it in a book, but because our real-world knowledge allows us to provide clients with both legal and practical advice. Click here to learn more about the team


Check out the Cotney COVID-19 Resources for up-to-date information.


Meet the Cotney Global Team One Podcast at a Time


The premier Coffee Conversation featured Trent Cotney and John Kenney of Cotney Construction Law and Cotney Consulting Group.

It was a Q&A conversation about strategies for protecting your companies the right way during the current pandemic and economic instability.  Valuable information and thought-provoking advice. 


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Latest eBooks

RCS Presents: Coffee Conversations - Season 2

Top Ten Coffee Conversations from Season Two

The Coffee Conversations podcast from RoofersCoffeeShop® invites you to pour a cup of coffee and sit with experts for conversations about what is top of mind for roofing contractors and the overall roofing industry right now. Held every other Thursday morning (6 a.m. PT), the team at RCS video chats ...
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The Book You Need - OSHA Defense for the Construction Industry

The second biggest threat to the construction industry, behind the lack of skilled labor, is the unchecked expansion of regulatory agencies. Recent government expansion has granted the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) the authority it needs to single-handedly put contractors out of business through targeting, and repeat or excessive ...
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Ebooks and Downloads - Billable Hours

Download the “What Every Contractor Needs to know About Billable Hours” E-Book!

If you have spent any length of time in the construction industry, you know that it is not uncommon for disputes to arise on projects. Far too often, parties are placed in a situation where they must commence litigation to obtain full or additional compensation owed for work performed on a ...
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Latest Podcasts

Cotney - RLW - How to Train and Certify your Estimators! - Watch - Pod

How to Train and Certify your Estimators!

January 26, 2022 11 AM PT This month’s RLW features John Kenney of Cotney Consulting Group who talks about the importance of estimating training and certification programs. More than ever, employee training is important for recruiting, retention and the ability to differentiate your business. John Kenney and the Cotney ...
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Coffee Conversations - A Season of Roofing Giving

S3:E6 Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by ABC Supply, Trent Cotney and foundation representatives including Dave Lawlor, President of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, Chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; Les Sims with the FRSA ...
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Cotney Consulting Group - RLW - How to Utilize Online Service and Training - POD

How to Utilize Online Service and Training

This RLW features John Kenney of Cotney Consulting who shares how roofing contractors can shift how they buy services from the old way of sitting in an office to the new way of buying and meeting online. Cotney recently launched ShopCotney.com offering digital resources that make it easy to get ...
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Coffee Conversations LIVE from New Orleans, sponsored by SRS Distribution

S3:E10 / S3:E11 The second annual LIVE Coffee Conversations, sponsored by SRS Distribution, will take place at the International Roofing Expo (IRE) in New Orleans. Join us on day one and two of the show as we meet with industry leaders and experts from across the country. The conversations will ...
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Coffee Conversations - A Season of Roofing Giving

S3:E6 Join Heidi J. Ellsworth for a Coffee Conversations that hits the heart of the roofing industry: giving back through roofing foundations. Sponsored by ABC Supply, Trent Cotney and foundation representatives including Dave Lawlor, President of the Roofing Alliance; Chuck Chapman, Chairman of Davis Memorial Foundation; Les Sims with the FRSA ...
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Coffee Conversations LIVE - FRSA

What’s HOT in Roofing, Coffee Conversations LIVE from FRSA - Day 1

Thursday, July 22, 2021 1 pm EST In the first ever LIVE Coffee Conversations, join the RoofersCoffeeShop team as they meet with industry leaders and experts. The first Live Coffee Conversation will invite manufacturers, distributors and service providers who will share their insights and wisdom live from the FRSA show. ...
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Cotney - RLW - How to Train and Certify your Estimators! - Watch

How to Train and Certify your Estimators!

January 26, 2022 11 AM PT This month’s RLW features John Kenney of Cotney Consulting Group who talks about the importance of estimating training and certification programs. More than ever, employee training is important for recruiting, retention and the ability to differentiate your business. John Kenney and the Cotney ...
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Cotney - RLW - Legal Maitainence

Reducing Risk with Legal Maintenance

May 26, 2021 Today it is more important than ever to have up to date, pertinent employee and safety manuals along with the most current contract language. During these turbulent times, Cotney Attorneys and Consultants have been helping roofing contractors navigate the risk of COVID, material supplies, employee law, ...
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Ask Trent Cotney- Five Key Roofing Contract Provisions

April 8, 2019 Trent Cotney joined Heidi Ellsworth to discuss Roofing Contract Provisions. This webinar focuses on five of the most important commercial and residential roofing contract provisions with the opportunity to ask Trent Cotney important legal questions concerning overall contract provisions. Presented by Trent Cotney Moderated by Heidi J. ...
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Cotney General Counsels

Cotney Attorneys and Consultants now offers General Counsel on Demand. This feature provides you with the advantage of having an attorney when you need it at an affordable price. You get the benefit of an in-house counsel without the added cost of a full-time employee. Outsource your legal as needed. More ...
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Cotney Consulting Business

Coach John is here for you and your business. Running a roofing company is not straightforward get your Cotney Consulting Group Business Checkup Today. Learn More and Sign Up Now!
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Cotney Construction Law Plan Helps Contractors Manage Legal Costs

Cotney Construction Law took cues from the software industry, a legal subscription model helps contractors leverage legal services that are necessary to protect their interests and businesses. See How it Works and Purchase Your Subscription
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Latest Videos

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Jimmy's Tips and Tricks Playlist

For more cool tips and tricks, subscribe to the Cotney Consulting YouTube channel. Learn more about Cotney Consulting Group by visiting their RCS Directory. Saw Safety In this episode of Jimmy's Tips & Tricks, Jimmy gives a demonstration on saw safety. Safety Harness In this episode of Jimmy's Tips & Tricks, Jimmy gives a ...
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