Josh Welle

Founding Attorney
Welle Law P.C.
Bloomington, Minnesota

Josh Welle is the founding attorney of construction law firm Welle Law P.C., proudly representing contractors who work tirelessly to bid and build the infrastructure that we rely upon every day. Welle Law helps contractors of all sizes respond to some of their toughest challenges, which often means finding and executing the right strategy to stay out of court, while simultaneously laying the foundation needed to win in court.

Welle Law also promotes fair contracting practices that support a robust construction industry, in part by leading discussions of important topics by thoughtfully reducing complex issues down to their essential elements. To further this mission, Welle Law publishes a blog at http://wellelaw.com/blog/.

Welle Law is located in Bloomington, Minnesota and serves contractors in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Josh can be contacted by email at josh@wellelaw.com or by phone at (612) 656-9019.

Content by Josh Welle

Does Your Scope of Work Mean What You Think It Means?

Prime contractors want to broadly incorporate their obligations under the owners’ contracts to ensure there are no gaps. Subcontractors typically want the opposite: narrow and specific obligations that limit their risk. Conflicts inevitably arise.

  • 02/19/2016
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  • Construction
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Pay-if-Paid Contracts: All Work and No Pay?

The default rule in multi-tier, low-bid contracting is that prime contractors bear the loss if an owner fails to pay. The prime contractor remains obligated to pay regardless of an owner’s default.

  • 01/27/2016
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  • Construction
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Workers’ Comp Benefits Awarded to Prankster in South Dakota

The South Dakota Supreme Court recognized that “playing a prank on a co-worker during an idle period is [an activity] in which employees might reasonably engage” - therefore eligible for workers compensation when an injury from the prank...

  • 11/23/2015
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  • Construction
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