Becker & Poliakoff is most well-known for its reputation in the area of community association law, representing condominiums, cooperatives and homeowners associations. The firm has been a pioneer and industry leader in this field since 1973.
The attorneys in this practice group cover the entire spectrum of legal counseling of community associations. Each attorney plays an integral part of their association's professional team, assisting the Board and management prepare for and conduct meetings; answering questions about the governing documents and the pertinent law; enforcing and drafting amendment to the governing documents and; drafting and negotiating contracts for provision of services.
Each client is assigned an attorney in the practice group who is primarily responsible for providing legal counseling to the officers and directors, as well as the property manager, on the operation of the Association. The Association's attorney also serves as a liaison between the client and other attorneys in the Firm to ensure that all the association's legal needs are being met by attorneys who practice in those specialized areas, such as construction, real estate transactions, government relations, litigation, insurance claims, collections and employment law.
Among the types of services routinely provided to clients are the following: