Robert L. Burchette
Partner Johnston, Allison & Hord, P.A. - Over 20 years as a trial lawyer, initially representing insurers and construction sureties. Since 1985, practice focused on construction law (60%), primarily representing contractors, subcontractors and owners involved in public and private projects (commercial, institutional and industrial) ranging in value from $50,000 to $450 million. Claims and disputes involved contract negotiations, differing site conditions, change orders, constructive changes, design defects, project termination and abandonment and surety issues.
ADR education and training experience includes: AAA Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing, 2011; AAA Webinar, Consolidation and Joinder Issues in Construction Arbitration: What Construction Counsel Need to Know, 2011; AAA Construction Conference: Maximizing ADR Advocacy for Today's Economy, 2009; AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004), 2006; AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003), 2005; AAA Arbitration Awards: Safeguarding, Deciding & Writing Awards (ACE001), 2005.
Guilford College (BA-1971); Wake Forest University (JD-1976).