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Jason J. Quintero

Jason J. Quintero

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Overview

Jason Quintero's practice focuses on all aspects of construction litigation, with an emphasis on lien and bond law and construction defects disputes. Jason represents a variety of clients involved in every aspect of the construction industry, including large scale national home builders, general contractors, suppliers and lessors, and manufacturers of equipment used in the construction of large scale projects, including the construction of power plants, stadium and civic centers, and road construction.

Jason has represented clients in matters pertaining to: contract disputes with subcontractors; defective construction claims; mold remediation; and zoning and boundary disputes. He also has experience representing design professionals in matters pertaining to breach of contract and claims of professional negligence. He has extensive trial and alternative dispute resolution experience, representing a variety of clients at trial, mediation, and arbitration proceedings. He is board certified in Construction Law by the Florida Bar.

Experience

  • Sprint Solutions, Inc. v. Cell Xchange, Inc., No. 8:14–CV–233–T–27AEP, 2014 WL 4947819 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 1, 2014).
  • Florida counsel in various lien and bond matters for nation’s largest lessor and distributor of industrial cranes and related services; recovered over $1 million for the client.
  • Represented disaster remediation company in breach of contract action relating to work performed for homeowners association in Indian River County, Florida; litigated matter to trial, recovering plaintiff’s verdict.
  • Represented  disaster remediation contractor in prosecution of lien claim in excess of $1 million related to 2009 Iowa floods.
  • Represented national home builder in matters pertaining to defective construction claims relating to installation of sprinkler system in homes.
  • Represented national home builder in matters pertaining to mold remediation in multiple homes located in a residential community constructed by the home builder.
  • Represented homeowners association in construction defect claim arising from defective design and construction of seawall retention system; recovered full cost incurred for repair and remediation.
  • Represented Texas-based disaster remediation contractor in lien claim in excess of $800,000 relating to work performed following Hurricane Ivan in 2004.
  • Represented individual homeowner in construction defect case relating to improper construction of EIFS system; recovered full amount for replacement of EIFS system and related damages

Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law (2016-2019)
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers, Construction (2013-2018)
  • Selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2009-2010)
  • Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Construction Law

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar 
    • Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section 
    • Construction Law Committee 
    • Green Building Subcommittee
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association 
    •  Co-Chair, Construction Law Section (2011-2013)
    • Chair, Programs Committee (2008-2011)
  • Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2011 
  • American Cancer Society 
    • Cattle Barons' Ball, Underwriting Committee (2008-present)
  • Charter Member, Carrollwood Cultural Center
  • The Friends of Joshua House
    • Board of Directors   
    • Board Member
  • American Cancer Society 
    • Board of Directors 
    • Tampa Operating Board Member

Speaking Engagements

  • "Construction Defect Claims: And The Walls Came Tumbling Down," Lorman Education Services Webinar (December 14, 2016)
  • "Dealing with Construction Defects," Lorman Education Services Audio Conference (May 31, 2013)
  • “Construction Defects,” Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, Tampa, FL (August 17, 2012)
  • “Utilizing Mediation to Resolve Construction Disputes,” Lorman Education Services Audio Conference (August 2, 2012)
  • “Construction Defects and Alternate Dispute Resolution,” at Florida Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors Annual Convention and Trade Show in Orlando, FL (July 17, 2010)
  • “Contractor Licensing Dos and Don’ts,” Florida Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Contractors’ Association (FRACCA) Annual Convention, Orlando, FL (April 2010)
  • “Florida Lien Law Review,” Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Gulf Coast Chapter, Legal Series, Tampa, FL (January 2010)
  • “Warranties and Guarantees in the Standard AIA Contract,” Lorman Education Services National Teleconference (May 12, 2009)
  • “Arbitration & Mediation in Construction Disputes,” presented to Central Florida contractors, certified mediators, and arbitrators (August 7, 2008)
  • Construction Institute Event (Summer 2008)
  • “Florida Construction Lien Law,” Lorman Education Services (December 11, 2007)
  • “Construction Lien Law,” Lorman Education Services, Sarasota, FL (December 8, 2006)

Pro Bono

  • Disability and benefits determinations on behalf of veterans before the Veterans’ Administration.

Credentials

Education
  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2000)
  • University of Florida (B.A., 1996)
Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Board Certifications
  • Construction
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Florida State Courts
  • New Jersey State Courts
  • New York State Courts

Background

  • Archer & Greiner, Haddonfield, NJ (2000-2005) 

Areas of Focus

Industries

Disclaimer

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