Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law
Shawn Brown is an attorney in Tampa, Florida. Mr. Brown is Board Certified in Condominium & Planned Development Law by The Florida Bar. Prior to joining Kaye, Bender, Rembaum, P.L, Shawn was a partner in the Tampa law firm of Frazier & Brown, Attorneys at Law and the law firm of Redding & Brown, PLLC. Shawn was also a partner in the St. Petersburg firm of Lang & Brown, P.A. Mr. Brown is a graduate of Stetson University and Stetson University College of Law. Mr. Brown was a recipient of the United States Senator Max Cleland scholarship and served as an intern to United States Senator Connie Mack in his Washington D.C. office while attending American University.
Mr. Brown is an active member of the Condominium & Planned Development Committee, the Real Property Litigation Committee and the Problem Studies Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar. Mr. Brown is the chair of the Condominium & Planned Development Committee’s Safe Harbor Subcommittee and the chair of the Real Property Litigation Committee’s Judicial Litigation Support and Education Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Condominium & Planned Development Committee’s legislative review group and is tasked with reviewing and providing comments and edits to the legislation affecting community associations each legislative session. As a member of this committee, Mr. Brown will also review and approve applications of attorneys seeking to become board certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law. Mr. Brown also served as a member of the Auxiliary Committee reviewing and editing different chapters in the 4th Edition of the Florida Condominium and Community Association Law published by The Florida Bar.
Mr. Brown’s focus has been exclusively on the practice of all aspects of community association law, including regularly practicing before the trial and appellate levels of state and federal courts, including arguing before the Florida Supreme Court and administrative agencies such as the Florida Division of Condominiums. He also represents individuals in real estate transactions and litigation. Mr. Brown devotes his practice to working with his clients on a broad range of legal issues that community associations, property owners and buyers and sellers of real estate face on a regular basis. He has extensive experience in all aspects of community association law and real estate law. Mr. Brown represents condominium and homeowner associations, handling issues ranging from collection of assessments and foreclosures to covenant enforcement and litigation. He provides proactive, common sense counseling and guidance to community associations on every aspect of the association-owner relationship, including litigation avoidance.
In addition to his work on various legislative projects, Mr. Brown routinely is requested to provide both association board of directors and community association managers with regular legislative and case law updates. He has also presented various topics at continuing legal education seminars for the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of The Florida Bar, including presenting on collections, liens and foreclosures for the Condominium & Planned Development Certification Review Course.