- Assessment Collections
- Creation & Interpretation of Commercial & Residential Covenants
- Construction Defect Claims
- Contract Drafting and Negotiations
- Covenant Enforcement
- Fair Housing
- Land Use and Zoning
- Litigation and Arbitration
- Master/Sub Association Issues
- Pre and Post Turnover Planning
- Real Estate and Title Concerns
- Review and Amendment of Governing Documents
- Other Legal Issues Affecting Community Associations
KBR attorneys Robert L. Kaye, Allison L. Hertz and Andrew B. Black are Florida Bar Board Certified Condominium and Planned Development Lawyers
What does this mean?*
Board certification recognizes attorneys’ special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice. Established in 1982 by the Florida Supreme Court, board certification helps consumers identify specialists in various areas of law.
Board certified Florida Bar members are allowed to identify themselves as “Board Certified,” or to use the letters “B.C.S.” for Board Certified Specialist on business cards or letterhead, in legal directories or in advertising.Certification is The Florida Bar’s highest level of evaluation of the competency and experience of attorneys in the 27 areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.
Minimum Requirements for Certification:
- Practice law for a minimum of five years
- Demonstrate substantial involvement in the field of law for which certification is sought
- Pass satisfactory peer review of competence in the specialty field as well as character, ethics and professionalism in the practice of law
- Satisfy the certification area’s continuing legal education requirements
- Receive a passing grade on the examination required of all applicants or meet strict criteria to exempt the exam.
Not all qualified lawyers are certified, but those who are board certified have taken extra steps to have their competence and experience evaluated.