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Bryan Mazzola is featured on an article on Mondaq about a New York Cooperative. Take a look from the link below. United States: Some Cases Are Like A Bad Cold—They Keep On Coming Back

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David S. Kasdan is featured in two articles about a co-op in Washington Heights, New York.  Take a look from the links below. Habitat Magazine New York Times Co-op Board Controls the Volume in a Noisy Bar | Habitat Magazine, New York’s Co-op and Condo Community Noise Complaint: The Bar Downstairs Blasts Music All Night!… Read more »

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Florida Trend’s Legal Elite named W. Todd Boyd a winner in Commercial Litigation. This title is granted to a prestigious set of attorneys voted by members of the Florida Bar. Superlawyers named five attorneys at B.R.P.C. winners of the Superlawyer award in 2019. This award is given by Superlawyers after a candidate is nominated through… Read more »

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We are proud to announce that John H. Richards and W. Todd Boyd have been named as winners of the prestigious title of 2017 Florida Legal Elite. John H. Richards, partner in the Firm’s Fort Lauderdale office was named as a 2017 Florida Legal Elite winner in the area of Civil Trials. W. Todd Boyd,… Read more »

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2017 Legislative Session Results in Significant Changes to Community Association Practice The 2017 legislative session has proven particularly impactful in the realm of community association law. The following provides a concise overview of the most notable laws enacted during the session, all of which are effective as of July 1, 2017, unless stated otherwise: HB… Read more »

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The Firm won dismissal and a “No Probable Cause” finding from the New York State Division of Human Rights with respect to a condominium unit owner’s claim that the Condominium had discriminated against him in connection with efforts to collect delinquent arrears due to the Condominium. The unit owner claimed that the decisions to file… Read more »

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James K. Parker and Yvette Lavelle successfully defended a Homeowners Association against a multiple count declaratory relief action brought by a homeowner alleging that the Board of Directors of his Homeowners Association violated the Association’s governing documents and Florida Statutes when they went forward with scaling back/postponing portions of a Member approved funding of a… Read more »

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Joseph Riopelle obtained a dismissal of a Petition for Arbitration on behalf of Condominium in southwest Florida. Arguments raised in opposition to the Petition for Arbitration by Joseph, not only obtained dismissal of the Arbitration but also convinced Petitioner to forgo any further formal litigation against the Condominium.

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In Brecker v. Delaire Country Club, Inc., 2017 Fla. App. LEXIS 259 (Fla. 4th DCA 2017), the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal issued a unanimous ruling affirming the summary judgment entered in favor of the firm’s client Delaire Country Club, Inc.  The Plaintiffs, members of the Country Club, brought suit challenging the results of… Read more »