|Mr. William H. Charbonneau
|Me. Charbonneau is an attorney-at-law and was the Chairman of the Lien Law Task Force that was appointed by the Washington State Senate to create a Lien Law supported by the construction industry, developers, lenders and consumer advocates. He helped draft the 1991 Construction Lien Act, and the 1992 Revisions to the Act. His practice emphasizes construction and real estate law. He has taught several semniars on the new Act and construction law to members of the construction industry in Western Washington, the Peninsula Escrow Association, and the Kitsap County Association of Realtors. He has authored articles on the new Act for the American Institute of Architects and the Association of Building Contractors.
|Mr. Stephen R. Durkee
|Mr. Durkee received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University and his M.A. and law degrees from the University of Georgia. After graduating from law school in 1976, he was a trial attorney with the General Services Administration in Atlanta and later with the United States Department of Justice. He has practiced law in the Seattle area since 1981, and is a partner in the Bellevue law firm of Durkee & Hennessey. The firm has an emphasis in construction law. Mr. Durkee has represented the full range of parties involved in the construction process, including manufacturers, suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors, public and private owners, and sureties. Mr. Durkee is also an instructor in construction law at Lake Washington Vocational Institute and has been a speaker on construction-related legal issues to several organizations, including the Association of General Contractors, the National Electrical Contractors Association, The Washington Council of Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors, and the Washington State Bar.
|Mr. Jeffery A. Hellinger
|Mr. Hellinger received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration -- Management and Marketing from Ball State University and his law degree from the University of Puget Sound. Mr. Hellinger's practice emphasizes general commercial and construction law and related issues. His clients include general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, manufacturers and owners. Mr. Hellinger is a member of the Washington State Bar Association. He has extensive experience in both residential and commercial construction practices through his employment with construction companies, as well as with major building material manufacturers and distributors. Prior to law school, he was a sales and marketing representative in the Northwest for Owens-Corning Fiberglas.