Linkhorst & Hockin, P.A., is an AV-Rated boutique law firm whose primary practice is in the area of construction law and litigation. Linkhorst & Hockin is rated as a Preeminent Law Firm in the area of Construction Law by the Martindale Hubbell Bar Register. The firm’s two partners, Adam C. Linkhorst and John A. Hockin, are both Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the area of Construction Law. This is a distinction held by few attorneys in the State of Florida.
- Adam C. Linkhorst, Esquire
- John A. Hockin, Esquire
- Kelly R. Bennett, Esquire
- Malinda R. Linkhorst, Esquire
- R. Scott Clayton, Esquire
Linkhorst & Hockin, represents various parties in construction disputes, including both public and private owners, condominium and homeowners associations, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, design professionals and sureties in all types of disputes such as those involving construction lien foreclosures, payment and performance bond disputes, bid protests, construction defects, construction contract disputes and other similar types of construction related matters. In addition, Linkhorst & Hockin has significant experience in representing parties in transactional construction law, such as the drafting, the review and negotiation of construction contracts and other types of construction industry documentation. Linkhorst & Hockin also practices in the area of commercial litigation, which means Linkhorst & Hockin represent parties involved with business disputes.
Linkhorst & Hockin is centrally located in Jupiter, Florida, to effectively represent parties in the construction industry throughout Florida. The firm’s goal is to maintain its reputation as the construction law firm that serves its clients in an effective and cost efficient manner. To achieve this, Linkhorst & Hockin puts its client’s needs and goals as top priorities and keeps in regular contact with each client so that the firm consistently acts in the client’s best interests. The firm also recognizes the efficacy of alternative dispute resolution as an effective technique and utilizes mediation and arbitration as methods of resolving disputes. In short, Linkhorst & Hockin endeavors to provide representation which caters to the needs and goals of each individual client.
As a vital member of Florida’s construction industry, Linkhorst & Hockin recognizes the significance of maintaining an active role with various industry trade groups including: the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), Associated Builders and Contractors Association (ABC) Construction Association of South Florida (CASF), Underground Contractors Association of South Florida (UCA), American Institute of Architects (AIA), Florida Surety Association (FSA), Florida Transportation Builders Association (FTBA), ACE Mentorship and Construction Angels. In addition, members of the firm are involved with various legal based construction organizations, including the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry and Construction Law subcommittee of the Florida Bar and Palm Beach County Bar Association.
Both Mr. Linkhorst and Mr. Hockin have frequently lectured on various construction law topics for construction trade groups, educational, and legal organizations, including the Broward County Bar Association, the Florida Bar and Florida International University’s Construction Management Department. The topics of their lectures have included construction lien law and payment bond issues, understanding and negotiating construction contracts, bid protests, delay and scheduling claims, licensing requirements, and alternative dispute resolution and Building Information Modeling (BIM) contracting and liability issues.