Ralph E. Boyer Institute on Condominium and Cluster Development

Boyer Condo

The Institute, on November 2-3, 2017, updates professionals on condominium and planned development law generally, and explores in detail particular topics of current interest.

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED 
Online registration is now closed, however you are welcome to register on-site on Thursday, November 2, at the Boca Raton Resort and Club, 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Should you have any questions, please email segura@miami.edu.

 

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NEW at this Year's 42nd Institute — Florida Bar Technology Credits

CLE Approved by The Florida Bar: 18.5 general credits, including 2.0 in technology and 1.5 in ethics. 18.5 Certification Credits in Real Estate and Condominium & Planned Land Development Law. 

Topics

• Market Development
• Directors' and Officers' Liability under New Statues and Ethical Consequences for Association Counsel 
• Condo & HOA Websites: Ownership, Licensing and Practical Issues
• IT Applications and Programs for Community Association Practitioners
• Vertical Subdivisions: Structuring, Drafting, Real Estate Tax and Other Issues
• Distressing Title Issues in Community Association Covenants

Program / Schedule: Thursday, November 2, 2017

The entire morning will explore judicial, legislative, arbitration and administrative recent developments. This year's Luncheon Roundtable will present a discussion by the State of Florida’s leading real estate economists and consultants as to the condominium and multi-family housing markets, trends and insights into the future.

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8:00 – 8:40 a.m.
Registration

8:40 – 8:45 a.m.
Opening Remarks
William P. Sklar, Director, Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments; University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida

8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Recent Developments: Judicial Update
Michael J. Gelfand, Esquire, Gelfand & Arpe; West Palm Beach, Florida

9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
Legislative Update—2017 Review and 2018 Legislative Prospects
Joseph E. Adams, Esquire, Becker Poliakoff; Fort Myers, Florida

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Administrative Update
Pat Flynn, Chief Bureau of Compliance Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshare and Mobile Homes; Tallahassee, Florida

Amelia Shekitka, Chief Bureau of Standards and Registration Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshare and Mobile Homes; Tallahassee, Florida

11:30 – 12:00 p.m.
Arbitration Update—New and Amusing Decisions and Trends
Karl M. Scheuerman, Esquire, Sachs Sax Caplan, P.L.; Tallahassee, Florida

12:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
LUNCHEON ROUNDTABLE—Gluts, Submarkets, Transportation HUB’s and Other Market Developments
Neil Fairman, The Plaza Group; North Miami Beach, Florida

Anthony Graziano, Integra Realty Resources; Miami, Florida

William P. Sklar, Esquire, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.; West Palm Beach, Florida

Jack Winston, Goodkin Consulting; Miami, Florida

1:40 – 2:50 p.m.
Bad Boy/Bad Girl—What They Gonna Do When They Come for You—Directors' and Officers’ Liability Under New Statutes and Ethical Consequences for Association Counsel
Michael Hyman, Esquire, Siegfried, Rivera, Hyman, Lerner, De La Torre, Mars, Sobel; Coral Gables, Florida

Chad McClenathen, Esquire, Chad M. McClenathen, P.A.; Sarasota, Florida

Steven Mezer, Esquire, Becker Poliakoff; Tampa, Florida

Andrew A. Ostrow, Esquire; West Palm Beach, Florida

2:50 – 3:40 p.m.
Condominium and HOA Websites—Ownership, Licensing and Practical Issues—Compliance with New Statutory Requirements
Christina Harris Schwinn, Esquire, Pavese Law Firm; Fort Myers, Florida

3:40 – 4:00 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:00 – 4:50 p.m.
Termination Plans Under Statutory Revisions—Compliance with Statutory Plan Requirements—Public Policy Criteria and Division Review
Alex Dobrev, Esquire, Lowndes Drosdick; Orlando, Florida

Shawn Brown, Esquire, Frazier & Brown Law; Tampa, Florida

4:50 – 5:40 p.m.
IT Applications and Programs for Community Association Practitioners—Taking Community Association Practice into the New Age—Ethical Dilemmas
Jeffrey Rembaum, Esquire, Kaye, Bender, Rembaum; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Reception

Program / Schedule: Friday, November 3, 2017

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9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Case Study of a Master Planned Development and Its Successful Operations—Viera
Scott Miller, The Viera Company; Melbourne, Florida

Todd J. Pokrywa, The Viera Company; Melbourne, Florida

Ben Wilson, Esquire, The Viera Company; Melbourne, Florida

10:00 – 10:50 a.m.
Vertical Subdivisions: Structuring, Drafting, Real Estate Tax and Other Issues
Sandra Krumbein, Esquire, Shutts & Bowen LLP; Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Martin Schwartz, Esquire, Bilzin Sumberg; Miami, Florida

10:50 – 11:10 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:10 – 12:15 p.m.
Meeting with the “Division”—Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Moderator: William P. Sklar, Esquire, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A.; West Palm Beach, Florida

Panelists:
Pat Flynn, Chief Bureau of Compliance Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes; Tallahassee, Florida

Boyd McAdams, Assistant Director Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes; Tallahassee, Florida

Amelia Shekitka, Chief Bureau of Standards and Registration Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshare and Mobile Homes; Tallahassee, Florida

Robin E. Smith, Esquire, Division Counsel Department of Business and Professional Regulation; Tallahassee, Florida

Kevin Stanfield, Director, Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares and Mobile Homes; Tallahassee, Florida

12:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Lunch Meeting of The Florida Bar Condo and Planned Development Committee
William P. Sklar, Chair, Condominium & Planned Development Committee

2:00 – 2:50 p.m.
Anatomy of an Election Dispute—Winners, Losers & Those Caught in the Middle
Jay Steven Levine, Esquire, Levine Law Group; Boca Raton, Florida

Daniel Lobeck, Esquire, Lobeck & Hanson; Sarasota, Florida

2:50 – 3:40 p.m.
Distressing Title Issues in Community Association Covenants—Preservation, Revitalization & Survival
Charles Brecker, Esquire, Arnstein & Lehr; Miami, Florida

Douglas Christy, Esquire, Becker Poliakoff; Tampa, Florida

Alan Fields, Esquire, WFG National Title Insurance Co.; Irvine, California

3:40 – 4:30 p.m.
Condominium & HOA Insurance Endorsements—What You Thought You Knew—But Did Not
Andrea Northrop, Esquire, Insurance Office of America; Jupiter, Florida

Location

Boca Raton ResortBoca Raton Resort & Club
501 El Camino Real
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

For more information on the historic Boca Raton Resort and Club, please view our brochure. 

Materials

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Brochure including complete schedule

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