Many people have had their identity stolen these days, and the results can be devastating. What would you do if your architect’s identity was stolen? What would you do if someone manipulated your professional design services and added scope that you did not agree with to your project? Get ready, because it is happening every day, and it may have already happened to you.
James B. Atkins, FAIA is an architect providing litigation support services through his firm, Atkins Consulting Solutions, www.atkinscs.com. He was a Principal/Owner of a top ten international A/E firm, and he has served on the AIA Documents, Risk Management, International Practice and Architect’s Handbook committees as well as the AIA Trust. Jim speaks and writes extensively, and his specialty is the architect’s standard of care.