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Jon Languet, ESQ.

Jon Languet, JD , Providing Legal Services From Portland to Bangor

Jon Languet began his construction career in 1966 working as a mason tender for his father’s masonry subcontracting company where he worked during summer vacations and weekends on major construction projects.

In his late teens and early twenties he learned the family trade and became a bricklayer. Within a few short years he became a mason foreman and worked for a number of different contractors and then ultimately returned to the family business and managed the field operation as well as estimating and negotiating new work.

In 1980, Jon was hired by Richard R. Storer and Sons as a superintendent for a major project in Orono, Maine building an addition and remodeling the local high school. He worked for Storer for 2 years and then decided to begin his own business.

J. A. Languet Construction, Inc. was founded in 1983 and became a major player in commercial and institutional general contracting, building schools, laboratories and public buildings, as well as office, buildings from Portland to Bangor. Languet’s clients include Jackson Laboratories, Harriman Associates, BankNorth, Key Bank and Wal-Mart.

When J. A. Languet Construction’s success brought opportunities that were beyond its financial capabilities, Mr. Languet forged alliances with other contractors and entered into joint ventures to allow further growth and expansion. In 1994 it had over 140 employees and annual sales in excess of $15 million.

During this time period he also founded and managed an equipment rental company as well as several subcontracting companies specializing in masonry, concrete, steel erection and plumbing and heating.

Even though Languet Construction enjoyed a reputation as one of the best general contractors in the state, it often had to resort to legal action to collect money and defend claims from others. During this time Jon Languet worked closely with his attorneys, actively participating in lawsuits and arbitration.

The experience gained in preparing and organizing documents as well as planning legal strategy with counsel, formed the basis for his becoming a consultant to construction companies in Maine and Massachusetts. In addition to his J.D., Mr. Languet has an undergraduate degree in accounting and finance. The unique combination of real life experience, accounting degree and J.D., combine to give him the ability to provide advice to clients on everything from business formation, to litigation, to planning for retirement and business succession.


A unique combination of real life experience, an accounting and finance degree, and a J.D., combine to give Jon Languet the ability to provide advice to clients on everything from business formation, to litigation, to planning from retirement and business succession.


Over the past 12 years he has advised contractors on myriad issues including estimating, project management, dispute resolution and accounting software programs. He has worked with contractors to resolve both State and Federal tax problems and has used his contacts in the banking and insurance industries to assist clients in the expansion of their businesses.

His personal enthusiasm and optimism are evident in the way he interacts with clients, always there to support and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit of those men and women who have the courage to take the risks to create their own enterprises and carry forward the American dream of self reliance.

WHY CHOOSE LANGUET LAW?

because time truly is of the essense!

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A contractor’s stock in trade is time.

Just as it is crucial for a contractor to submit bids on time, perform within contract time constraints and pay suppliers and subcontractors on time, it is crucial that an attorney representing contractors understands the importance of quick decisive action. Often there is no time for prolonged research before acting to protect a client’s interest. Only an attorney who thoroughly understands the client’s business and is familiar with the law pertaining to that business can respond quickly without making costly errors that may weaken the client’s case.

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We have lived the business of construction.

At Languet Law we take our clients seriously by establishing personal relationships. When you call we respond immediately! And we stay in touch! Our work is done efficiently! Jon Languet has over 20 years of managing construction companies and he understands the importance of fast responsive action. We have lived the business of construction and we know the answers to your construction questions pertaining to the law.

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We are a team.

During our interview with you, Languet Law will take the time to help you feel comfortable by listening to your needs. We give you clear and direct information. We understand the language of construction and we know how to knowledgeably explain the law as it applies to construction problems but with a minimum of law terms. We will understand and share your goals. As a client of ours, you will be a co-participant in making all decisions.

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A contractor’s stock in trade is time.

Just as it is crucial for a contractor to submit bids on time, perform within contract time constraints and pay suppliers and subcontractors on time, it is crucial that an attorney representing contractors understands the importance of quick decisive action. Often there is no time for prolonged research before acting to protect a client’s interest. Only an attorney who thoroughly understands the client’s business and is familiar with the law pertaining to that business can respond quickly without making costly errors that may weaken the client’s case.

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We have lived the business of construction.

At Languet Law we take our clients seriously by establishing personal relationships. When you call we respond immediately! And we stay in touch! Our work is done efficiently! Jon Languet has over 20 years of managing construction companies and he understands the importance of fast responsive action. We have lived the business of construction and we know the answers to your construction questions pertaining to the law.

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We are a team.

During our interview with you, Languet Law will take the time to help you feel comfortable by listening to your needs. We give you clear and direct information. We understand the language of construction and we know how to knowledgeably explain the law as it applies to construction problems but with a minimum of law terms. We will understand and share your goals. As a client of ours, you will be a co-participant in making all decisions.

Look No Further For THE Maine Construction Law Experts. So Contact Us Today! Time Is Of The Essence!

 

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LANGUET LAW

2 Maine Street

Topsham, Maine 04086

Tel: (207) 495 – 9067

jlanguet@languetlaw.com

LANGUET LAW IS NUMBER 1

There is a great need for the construction industry to work with solid knowledgeable legal counsel. Languet Law is ready to assist you in building a relationship that provides services responsive to your needs.