Michael L. Hyman is the co-author of Florida Condominium Law & Practice, published in October, 1986, by Matthew Bender & Co., a comprehensive work in the area of condominium associations operations. He has been designated by The Florida Bar as one of 129 Board Certified Specialists in Condominium and Planned Land Development Law in the state of Florida.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Hyman received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law. He is an "AV" rated attorney. He is also recognized as a "Super Lawyer" in the area of Construction Litigation.
Since 1970, Mr. Hyman has been actively engaged in the representation of community associations (condominium and homeowners groups). In 1972, he was appointed by Governor Reuben Askew (by recommendation of the Florida Bar) to the first Florida Condominium Commission.
He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater Miami Chapter of Community Associations Institute for seven (7) terms, he is the author of the Florida Bar Journal article "Alternatives to Recreation Lease Litigation -- Structuring the Buy-Out." A frequent speaker at several of the University of Miami Condominium & Cluster Housing Seminars, he has lectured at various CAI National Conferences and has served as a member of the faculty of the Community Association Law Seminar in New Orleans, Newport Beach, San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orlando, Florida and Las Vegas.
Mr. Hyman was a director of the Commercial Law Section of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and was a member of The Florida Bar's Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives. He is admitted to the Trial Bar of the Federal District Court.
In 1994 Michael L. Hyman was inducted into the Community Association Law Institute College of Community Association Lawyers as a member of the Charter Class. This is an elite group of Community Association member attorneys who have distinguished themselves by exhibiting the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct.
In 2002, Mr. Hyman was designated a facilitator for a series of educational programs provided by CAI and the State of Florida Department of Professional and Business Regulation, Division of Florida Land Sales, Condominium and Mobile Homes.
Mr. Hyman is a frequent contributor to the Daily Business Review on current topics concerning Community Association Law.