- Architect & Engineer Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Professional Liability
- Construction Law
- Corporate Transactions
|University ||Brigham Young University, B.A., 1999|
|Law School||Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D., 2002|
|Admitted||2002, California; United States District Court for the Central District of California|
Creighton Sebra worked for both a civil engineering contractor and a general building contractor as a project manager as well as a project estimator. This experience within the construction industry, combined with his experience litigating construction issues, allows Creighton to provide invaluable service and expertise in the representation of contractors and subcontractors. Creighton's construction experience enables him to seek economical and cost-effective resolutions to intricate construction-related issues.
Creighton represents both large and small contractors in a variety of complex commercial construction litigation. He represents contractors, subcontractors and owners in all matters of construction litigation, including personal injury claims, project delay claims, public works bid protests, prevailing wage claims, and construction defect. He has extensive experience drafting and revising construction contracts and employment agreements for contractor clients. Additionally, Creighton specializes in mechanic's lien and stop notice actions, as well as payment and performance bond claims.
Recently, Creighton secured a jury verdict involving a public works construction dispute, convincing the jury of intentional misrepresentation, fraud and breach of contract, which resulted in the jury awarding approximately $1 million in the client's favor in Asphalt Professional, Inc. v. S.J. Louis Construction, No. MC022185 (2012).
Professional Memberships and Activities
· California State Bar Association
· American Council of Engineering Companies - California
- Legislative Committee (2010-2013)
- AGC Liaison Committee (2011-2012)
· (Also at San Francisco Office)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Important Changes to Mechanics Lien Law Take Effect Today
Christopher J. Menjou,D. Creighton Sebra, July 11, 2012
As many of you know, in 2010 Senate Bill 189 was signed into law by Governor Brown, which rephrased and restructured the law pertaining to Mechanics Liens, Stop Notices, bond claims and prompt payment statutes. These sweeping changes, long in the making, take effect today (the actual effective date...
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