BRIAN R. ZIMMERMAN

BRIAN R. ZIMMERMAN is an Attorney and Shareholder with Hurtado Zimmerman SC practicing in the areas of construction and real estate litigation, alternative dispute resolution, commercial and residential real property, including title and survey analysis, and construction contract preparation and negotiation. His dispute resolution experience includes construction defect, delay and warranty claims, theft by contractor claims, right to cure and home improvement practices claims, and construction lien foreclosure.

Mr. Zimmerman holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Marquette University (2006) and a J.D. from Marquette University Law School (2009), where he was on the Dean’s List and received the Cali Excellence for the Future Award in Real Estate Contracts and Conveyance and Local Government Law courses. Mr. Zimmerman has worked as an Engineering Technician for both private and public entities. As an Engineering Technician, Mr. Zimmerman performed design and survey work on various large transportation, municipal and building construction projects throughout southeastern Wisconsin.

 

EDUCATION

Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

5/06 Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering
Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • ConsensusDOCS BIM Addendum Working Group
  • State Bar of Wisconsin – Member – Construction and Public Contract Law, Business Law and Real Property and Probate Sections
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law
  • Metropolitan Builders Association of Milwaukee
  • Construction Arbitration Board Member
  • Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County

 

LICENCES & ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE

State of Wisconsin; United States District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin.

 

PUBLICATIONS

  • “Kalahari Lawsuit Offers Defect Lessons” Wisconsin Law Journal/Daily Reporter “Construction Law” publication (July, 2012)
  • “Wisconsin Construction Warranties and Limits on Liability” the Wisconsin Builders Association's Builder Buzz Blog (April 17, 2012).
  • “Right to Cure Law: Use It or Lose It” the Wisconsin Builders Association's Builder Buzz Blog (August 29, 2011).
  • “Theft by Contractor: Avoiding the Pitfalls” the Wisconsin Builders Association's Builder Buzz Blog (February 17, 2011).

 

SEMINARS

“Wisconsin Construction Liens on Private Projects” for AGC of Greater Milwaukee, (April 2012)

“Wisconsin Remodeling Laws” Metropolitan Builders Association, Remodel Power Conference, (September, 2012).

 “Construction Lien Foreclosure on Privately Owned Property in Wisconsin,” Fond du Lac Builders Association, (January, 2011)