Miami Beach, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011
The Florida community association law firm of Katzman Garfinkel & Berger (http://www.kgblawfirm.com), with statewide offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Maitland/Orlando, Boynton Beach, Miami, West Palm Beach, St. Augustine and Naples, today announced that firm partners Leigh C. Katzman and Donna DiMaggio Berger will provide two outstanding educational seminars during the daylong South Florida Condo & HOA Expo on Thursday April 7th at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
Board members, officers and managers of Florida condominiums, HOAs and other community associations are encouraged to register free of charge to attend these two afternoon seminars on Thursday April 7th:
LEGAL UPDATE – THE BOTTOM LINE ON THE 2010 LEGISLATIVE CHANGES & PREVIEW OF 2011 LEGISLATION, 2pm – 4pm:
Presented by Donna DiMaggio Berger, Managing Partner of Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, this course will deliver an overview from the State Capital of pending 2011 legislation and address the “pros” and “cons” of 2010 legislative changes, how they affect community associations, their impact on collection of rents from tenants in delinquent units, suspension of use rights, fire-sprinkler retrofit extensions and foreclosure practices.
CREATIVE COLLECTION STRATEGIES IN TRYING TIMES, 5pm – 6pm:
Presented by Leigh C. Katzman, Founding Partner of Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, this fast-paced course will discuss advanced collection practices and techniques to allow associations the best opportunity to collect past due assessments from unit owners AND the banks, as well as how to take advantage of the new laws granting associations additional tools in the collection process.
Register for these free courses at: http://www.condohoaexpo.com/seminars.aspx
Participants in the seminar on “Creative Collections Strategies in Trying Times” will also receive a free copy of Katzman Garfinkel & Berger’s 23-page “Community Association Assessment Collection and Foreclosure” guidebook for community association Board members and managers.
Community Association Manager participants in Donna DiMaggio Berger’s “Legal Update” course will receive two (2) hours of Continuing Education credits (CEUs) through the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR) toward annual renewal of their LCAM license.
Board members at South Florida condos, HOAs and other community associations are encouraged to stop by and visit Katzman Garfinkel & Berger at Booth #526 in “Hall D” (immediately to the right as you come in the Show Entrance) to pick up their complimentary KG&B “Board Members Do It For Free” tote bag in recognition of the invaluable volunteer service they perform as Board members of their communities.
Registration for the South Florida Condo & HOA Expo is absolutely free for community association managers, board members, board presidents, active HOA members and industry professionals. Advance online registration for the trade show and conference is available now at: http://condohoaexpo.com/register.aspx.
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger is a full service statewide law firm devoted to all aspects of community association representation. In addition to handling sophisticated transactional law matters on behalf of its community association clients, KG&B is one of the first law firms to advance all fees and costs for its lien collection and foreclosure cases and remains one of the only law firms still doing so in today’s real estate market. KG&B also handles property damage claims against insurance companies, as well as most construction defect claims against developers on a pure contingency basis.
Named as one of the “Best Places to Work” in 2009 by the South Florida Business Journal, the firm has also been designated as “One of the Most Distinguished Law Firms in America” by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer review rating system spanning more than a century of service evaluating American Law Firms.
For more information about the Florida statewide community association law firm of Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, please visit: http://www.KGBLawFirm.com.
About Katzman Garfinkel & Berger (KG&B):
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger is a statewide Florida law firm devoted to community associations with seven strategically located offices throughout the State of Florida. The firm offers residents living in all types of common interest ownership communities a complete set of services including general corporate representation, lien collection and foreclosure, first party insurance claim recovery and construction defect litigation. It was one of the first firms to advance all fees and costs on behalf of communities that are forced to pursue collection of delinquent assessments. For more information, please visit: http://www.KGBLawFIrm.com.
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