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A general counsel with over two decades of experience, we are advising, managing, and enforcing the legal rights of some of the leading construction and manufacturing companies throughout the United States and Canada.



By streamlining construction’s legal compliance needs, consolidating and solving payment issues, we aim to keep your business as efficient and as profitable as possible while minimizing risk.  



As an on-demand General Counsel, we act as the coordinator of all of your company’s construction related legal compliance activities including individual project analysis, contract review and negotiations, preparation of the preliminary notices, mechanics lien and bond claim filings,  enforcement action of your mechanics liens, bond claims and bid protests.




We relieve the frustration of having to deal with multiple attorneys in several states, instead, providing an easy one-stop legal solution to prepare, record, and enforce your mechanics lien and bond claim rights.

About Fred Shestopal

Over the past two decades, Fred’s stellar reputation in the field of construction law and commercial real estate had been augmented by his expertise in Mechanics Lien remedies and issues concerning contractors, subcontractors, and material suppliers.

Fred has litigated and arbitrated numerous construction cases both in Illinois and throughout the United States, utilizing a trusted and vetted network of local counsel. It’s this unique approach that has allowed Fred to represent companies in every state including large multinational manufacturers in complex litigation cases concerning bid protests, construction defects, foreclosure of mechanics liens, Miller Act claims, and preference defense cases.

Founder of My Lien Lawyer

Legal Practices

Areas We Focus On


Comprehensive Project Risk Management Analysis

By tailoring and individualizing project review process we identify project risks, determine existing project process performance gaps and develop and implement project risk management action plan to achieve desired results.


We protect your company’s receivables by streamlining the preliminary notice filing process on commercial and public construction projects, by utilizing a comprehensive hands-on verification process to ensure notices are filed in a timely and accurate matter using the latest technology.


We relieve the frustration of having to deal with multiple attorneys in several states by providing an easy one-stop legal solution. We utilize a meticulously vetted independent legal network and assign a general counsel to manage all your enforcement claims.


If you are a material supplier without lien and or bond claim rights, don’t worry, you have options. Equally, if you failed to serve a preliminary notice promptly resulting in a loss of a mechanic's lien or bond claim rights, My Lien Lawyer has got you covered. Our legal network can provide your company with many different collection options to pursue your collection claim needs.

Legal Advice and Counsel

We offer an on-demand legal services for construction and manufacturing companies who need a specialized nationwide advice relating to the Mechanics Lien and Bond Claim Enforcement, General Corporate Matters Contract Solutions, Contract Management Process, Drafting, Review and Negotiations, Business Needs and Risk Tolerance, Dispute Resolution. All on as-needed basis.

Document Drafting and Review

We provide our clients with a variety of pre-drafted and customized contract forms specifically tailored for their needs, including Prime Contractor, Subcontractor and Supplier Agreement and their related terms and conditions, all waiver forms, credit application and their related terms and conditions. We review, re-draft and negotiate all types of contracts on behalf of our clients. All available at the Flat Fee Pricing.
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Call Us At: +1 855-5MY-LIEN