Joe Dinardo, Esq.

Joseph J. Dinardo is a partner based in Smith, Currie & Hancock’s Atlanta office.  His practice focuses mainly on construction disputes, contracts, lien prosecution and defense, commercial litigation, collections, and labor law.

Joe has presented seminars on numerous construction related topics. He has spoken before the Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC), Arcadis, Half Moon Seminars, The Seminar Group, Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), and the Associated Builders and Contractors of Georgia (ABC), where he serves on its Management Education Committee.  Joe has authored several articles including “Who Is A Miller Act Subcontractor” and “How to Turn a Judgment into Ca$h.”  His published works also include chapters in “Alternative Clauses to Standard Construction Contracts.”

Joe holds an LL.M. from Emory University School of Law, a J.D. from Cumberland School of Law, and a B.S. from Palm Beach Atlantic University, and is a licensed Georgia and United States Patent attorney.

My Sessions

Understanding Construction Contracts for Grant-Funded Entities

Patrons I

Construction and renovation projects can be complex, but even relatively simple projects can involve complicated and highly technical agreements. Make sure that you understand what those construction contracts mean and how to negotiate the best terms for your organization. This session will discuss the major frameworks for construction contracts, what terms are negotiable, and what […]

Grants Management Management/Governance

Wage and Hour Law Update


Are you familiar with the wage and hour laws that apply to grant-funded organizations? This workshop will discuss two of the most important: the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (or FLSA) and the Davis-Bacon Act. By attending, you will learn about the minimum wage and overtime requirements of the FLSA and the prevailing wage requirements […]

Human Resources