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Kyle E. Hart

  • Fabyanske, Westra, Hart & Thomson, P.A.
  • 333 South Seventh Street
    Suite 2600
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402
  • Email: khart@fwhtlaw.com
  • Phone: 612/359-7626
  • Cell:
  • Company Phone: 612/359-7600
  • Fax: 612/359-7602

Education

Professional Activities

  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Member, American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry
  • Arbitrator, Construction Industry Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Construction Law and Business (2000-2001)

Significant Cases

  • Obtained verdicts or awards of $8.8 million, $8.5 million, $1.4 million, $1.2 million and $807,000; settled cases for $29 million and $16 million

Achievements

  • AV (highest) rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected as a “Super” construction attorney by the Minnesota Journal of Law and Politics (1997-2001)
  • Selected as one of Minnesota’s top 100 attorneys by the Minnesota Journal of Law and Politics (2001)
  • Selected as a leading Minnesota construction law attorney by The American Research Corporation (1997-2001)

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

  • Author/Lecturer, Arbitration Law, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (2001)
  • Author/Lecturer, Mechanics Lien Law and Strategies in Minnesota, National Business Institute, (2001)
  • Co-Author, Claims Against Construction Managers, Design Professionals, General Contractors, and Design-Builders, Proving and Pricing Construction Claims (2001)
  • Fiduciary Duties in Cost-Plus Contracting, 1 Construction Law and Business, No. 4, p.13 (2000)
  • Co-Author, Enforceability of Arbitration Provisions, Construction Law Handbook (1999)
  • Author/Lecturer, The Industry Reacts to A201, American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry, Las Vegas, Nevada (1999)
  • Author/Lecturer, Bad Faith Litigation, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1997-99)
  • Author/Lecturer, Construction Law: New Developments, Minnesota Law and Politics (1998)
  • Author/Lecturer, Remedies for Disappointed Bidders, Public Construction Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1995)
  • Co-Author, Midwest Region, Wiley Construction Law Update (1995-2001)
  • Author/Lecturer, Bid Protests, Public Construction Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1995)
  • Author/Lecturer, Protective Devices: The Unpaid Supplier Syndrome, Mechanic’s Liens and Payment Bonds Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1995)
  • Author/Lecturer, Bad Faith Surety Law, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1994, 1997, 1998, 2000)
  • Author/Lecturer, Copyright of Plans and Specifications, Construction Institute–1993 Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1993)
  • Author/Lecturer, CGL Policies-From “A” to “Z”, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1993)
  • Contributing Author, Fifty State Construction Lien & Bond Law, Wiley Law Publications (1992, 1994-98)
  • Co-Author, Recent Developments on Surety Law, 1992 Wiley Construction Law Update 149
  • Author/Lecturer, Bonds, Liens & Insurance, Federal Publications in San Diego, California and Orlando, Florida (1990); Las Vegas, Nevada and Orlando, Florida (1991); Seattle, Washington and New Orleans, Louisiana (1992)
  • Author/Lecturer, Surety Bonds, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1990)
  • Author/Lecturer, Arbitration of Construction Disputes, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1990)
  • Author/Lecturer, The Use of RICO in Construction Litigation, Fifth Annual Construction Institute Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1990)
  • Author/Lecturer, Inspection, Acceptance and Warranties, Advanced Workshop Series in Highway Contracting, Minnesota Department of Transportation (1987)
  • Author/Lecturer, Specific Third-Party Claims, Construction Litigation: The Claims of Third Parties Seminar, Minnesota Institute of Legal Education (1986)
  • Author/Lecturer, Construction Issues, Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Seminar, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (1985)

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
  • United States District Court
  • United States District Court, Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • Arizona


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