Upcoming Seminars

Visit Us at the South Florida PM- Expo on Tuesday, April 1st in West Palm Beach

Our firm is looking forward to participating in the South Florida PM-Expo taking place at the South Florida Fairgrounds from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1. Attendees will be able to join other fellow board members and property managers and will have the opportunity to meet qualified state-wide vendors and professional service organizations and learn about their respective companies. There will also be numerous educational seminars covering relevant issues that affect communities such as Florida Friendly Landscaping, mold prevention and much more! Our firm’s Laura Manning-Hudson will be presenting the “2014 Legal Update”, a course that details all the statutes that were recently passed by the legislature and how these changes will impact your community. The course is scheduled from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., and qualifies for two CEU (LU2) credits for property managers.

We also encourage you to visit us at booth number 123 during the showroom hours. To learn more or register to attend the event, visit http://www.pm-expo.com/south-florida/ .

Oscar Rivera to Present Course Titled “Construction Law, Insurance and Ethics” at ICSC John T. Riordan School for Retail Real Estate Professionals on April 2nd

Oscar Rivera will be presenting a course titled “Construction Law, Insurance and Ethics” at the ICSC John T. Riordan School for Retail Real Estate Professionals on Wednesday, April 2. The course will take a fresh look at various construction law and insurance protocols. Topics will include basic real estate and construction contracts, insurance and how it relates to real property coverage, insurance documents, and practicing good ethics in the workplace. The course will cover the purpose and content of contracts and other legal documentation, and the general tenets of construction, development, and real estate law. It will review insurance principles and practices, and the various types of policies that are common to development, design, and construction activities and practices.

The event will take place at the Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, March 30 to April 3, and information and registrations are available at www.icsc.org/2014SAZ .

Michael Clark and Nicholas Siegfried will be presenting “Tools to Get Paid on Construction Projects” on April 17

Handling construction payment disputes in Florida can be a grueling process, but armed with the necessary knowledge, the most complex of situations can be overcome. On April 17, 2014, the firm’s Michael Clark and Nicholas Siegfried will be presenting a complimentary seminar for all LBA members titled, “Tools to Get Paid on Construction Projects”. This course is designed to give participants an overview of Florida’s Construction Lien Law.

The seminar will take place at our Coral Gables office from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. All attendees who register will receive a complimentary copy of the manual titled, “The Florida Construction Lien Law-An Overview”, written by Steven M. Siegfried and Nicholas D. Siegfried. For more information or to register to attend, contact the firm's Stephanie Bonilla at (305) 442-8536, or via email at sbonilla@srhl-law.com.

Board Member Certification Seminar on Monday, April 21st

The state of Florida requires that board members become certified by attending an approved course or submitting written certification information to the association secretary. One of the best and most convenient ways for board members to become certified is by participating in our complimentary board member certification seminars, which have been approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to qualify for board member certification. This course details the basic concepts of community operations, including an overview of the budget and reserve process, membership and board meetings, election procedures, alternative dispute resolutions, vendor bids and contract negotiations, and it highlights some of the most recent changes in Florida laws. Attendees receive an official certificate of completion from our firm, and the seminar also qualifies for 2 hours of continuing education CAM credits (OPP) for property managers.

Our next complimentary board member certification seminar will be presented by Gary Mars from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday, April 21, at Total Wine & More- Pembroke Pines (15980 Pines Blvd.). To register to attend, contact the firm's Stephanie Bonilla at (305) 442-3334, ext. 324, or via email at sbonilla@srhl-law.com.

Michael Kurzman and Elisabeth Kozlow to Speak at Lorman’s Fundamentals of Construction Issues in Florida in Miami on April 29th

Firm partners Michael J. Kurzman and Elisabeth Kozlow will be presenting at Lorman’s Fundamentals of Construction Issues in Florida conference taking place April 29, 2014 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Brickell from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The one-day event brings together some of South Florida’s most prominent attorneys in the construction law field. This program promises to help build knowledge of construction issues in an effort to help attendees save money and avoid future disputes.

Ms. Kozlow will lead the session taking place from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. titled “Bonds and Insurance Provisions,” which will focus on discussing the distinction between bonds and insurance provisions. Mr. Kurzman will then lead two sessions. The first, titled “Construction Lien Fundamentals,” will take place from 2:40 to 3:40 p.m. and will discuss the different statutory obligations under Florida’s Construction Lien Law. His second session titled “Hidden Traps & Treasures in Florida’s Construction Lien Law,” will take place from 3:40 to 4:30 p.m. and will help participants discover hidden traps and treasures in Florida’s Construction Lien Law to help minimize the risk of devastating financial loss in today’s uncertain economic climate.

To learn more about the event or to register to attend, please visit: www.lorman.com/seminars/393181?c=3&p=18103

Take advantage of using our special “Client and Colleague” discount and enjoy 20% off the registration fee by using the following code when registering: Z6289794.