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We understand the technical side of construction.

Our Services

Hughes Estes is an experienced group of Kansas City construction lawyers practicing law at McCormick Gordon Bloskey Poirier. If you’ve suffered property damage at your home, condo, or commercial building, or are a contractor who has seen improperly built space, we can help you get the money you deserve.

Condo Defects

Construction Litigation

Real Estate Litigation

Mystic Bay Condominiums Resolve Defects in Confidential Settlement

As a result of litigation over construction defects and faulty repairs over decks, walkways and various areas of the exterior of the condominiums, Mystic Bay Condominiums reached a confidential settlement. Covered decks at Mystic Bay were condemned by authorities prohibiting the owners from using their deck for several years. Water damage to critical structural components was discovered after repeated repairs failed to resolve signs of damage. Owners discovered several construction defects in the process that affected [...]

Lighthouse Pointe Condos Reach $1.2 Million Settlement to Fund Repairs

Lake Ozark condominium complex Lighthouse Pointe has concluded almost three years of litigation with a $1.2 million settlement from the developers, builder and several subcontractors that will allow it to undertake repairs needed to insure it remains a high-end lake destination for years to come. Although the complex began construction in 1999 and the attempts to recover for widespread construction defects was hampered by Missouri's statutes of limitations and statutes or repose, the litigation was successful [...]

Twisters Frozen Custard Protects Its Turf

The family owned Twisters Frozen Custard has become a fixture in Overland Park. Founded in 2003 by two families as one of the first businesses located in the Village of Overland Pointe at 135th Street and Antioch it is now a destination for families in the area and the many visitors to the sports fields along the 135th corridor. As part of the original development of the Village of Overland Pointe, restrictive covenants intended to [...]

We do things differently to make the process easier for you.

Our Construction Litigation Attorneys

As strong construction litigators with a deep understanding of the technical side of construction and a commitment to doing things differently, we deliver a better legal experience. When you work with us, you can be confident you have an experienced team on your side.

Mike Hughes


Mike is a well-respected Kansas City construction litigation attorney. He can handle technical discussions and takes pride in being accessible so you will always have access to the information you need to find a solution in your dispute.

Daniel Estes


Daniel has over 15 years of experience serving Kansas City as a construction litigation attorney. Rather than solely relying on experts, Daniel is capable of finding construction errors on his own to help you solve your problem.

What Our Clients Are Saying:

The lawyers at McCormick, Gordon, Bloskey & Poirier are very informative, concise and they kept me well informed during the 18-month construction litigation process.
You are amazing!! Thank you so much for your letters and all you have done for us. You are so appreciated.
The construction attorneys at McCormick, Gordon, Bloskey & Poirier are smart, forthright, aggressive, and attentive. Larger law firms don’t give me that kind of personal attention.

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