Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Announces Greater Orlando Community Association Board Member Certification Class

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Fun & Lively FREE Seminar Meets Florida State Requirements for Certification of New Condo Board Members, Provides 2 Hours Continuing Education Credits for Florida-Licensed Community Association Managers; Topics Cover All Types of Community Associations, with Participants Learning About Elections, Noticing of Meetings, Financial Reporting & Budgets, Collection Strategies, Fraud Prevention & More


Participants in our Board Member Basics Class walk away with a clear knowledge of everything from elections and proper meeting notices to financial reporting, budget preparation, vendor negotiations, sound collection strategies, fraud prevention and more.

Katzman Garfinkel & Berger (KG&B) , the leader in community association law in the state of Florida, invites community association Board members and managers from the greater Orlando metro area to attend its FREE “Board Member Basics” Class on Thursday, March 1st, from 10 am to 12 noon at Ikea, 4092 Eastgate Drive, Orlando.

A fresh, lively and fun learning experience, KG&B’s Board Member Basics Class fully meets the State of Florida’s Board Member certification requirements for new condominium Board members and provides Florida licensed Community Association Managers (CAMs) with two (2) hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Part of the law firm’s Board Member Certification Series of educational courses, Board Member Basics is taught by Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Partner Marlene L. Kirtland and covers all the basics of serving on a Florida community association Board of Directors. Topics covered apply to Florida community associations of all types, including condominiums, cooperatives, homeowners associations (HOAs) and mobile home and timeshare communities.

“Participants in our Board Member Certification Class walk away with a clear knowledge of everything from elections and proper meeting notices to financial reporting, budget preparation, vendor negotiations, sound collection strategies, fraud prevention and much more,” said Ms. Kirtland, who joined KG&B in October along with Senior Attorney John Christensen and six paralegal/legal assistant staff members, bringing decades of experience serving Central Florida community associations to Katzman Garfinkel & Berger.

Katzman Garfinkel & Berger’s Greater Orlando Metro area Board Member Certification Class will take place:

  • Day/Date: Thursday, March 1st
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Venue: Ikea (Meeting Room), Ikea, 4092 Eastgate Drive, Orlando, FL 32839 (GOOGLE MAP: http://bit.ly/xTjXxC)

Early on-site registration starts at 9 a.m. and a light continental breakfast will be served. Space for the law firm’s classes fills up fast, so interested Board members are urged to register in advance by contacting Gaylene Coover at 407-539-3900 or via email at gcoover(at)kgblawfirm(dot)com.

Katzman Garfinkel & Berger, a statewide law firm proudly devoted to all aspects of Florida community association representation, has been designated as "One of the Most Distinguished Law Firms in America" by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer review rating system spanning more than a century of service evaluating American Law Firms.

Through KG&B’s Central Florida offices in Maitland, the firm provides community association clients throughout Central and North Florida with a full range of legal services in the areas of corporate governance, collections and foreclosures, as well as casualty, construction defect and general commercial litigation.

Katzman Garfinkel & Berger’s Maitland/Orlando office is located at 300 North Maitland Ave., Maitland, FL 32751. For more information about Katzman Garfinkel & Berger's community association law practice in Central and North Florida, phone 407-539-3900 or email gcoover(at)kgblawfirm(dot)com.

About Katzman Garfinkel & Berger (KG&B):
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger is Florida's leader in community association law, with clientele that include more than 1,000 of the finest community associations statewide. "Committed to Community," the firm offers Florida communities a full range of legal services, including general corporate representation, lien collection and foreclosure services and strategies, first-party insurance claim recovery and construction defect litigation.

Unique in its level of commitment to Florida community association education, the firm provides a comprehensive educational program for Board members and managers through the Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Law and Learning Center, including the popular Board Member Boot Camp® seminars and "We Speak Condo" course series. Dedicated to the best interests of Florida community associations, the firm does not represent developers, banks, insurance companies or other entities with interests adverse to its community association clientele.

For more information and contact details for Katzman Garfinkel & Berger's seven strategically located offices throughout Florida, visit: http://www.KGBLawFirm.com.


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