A fresh, lively and fun learning experience, the Board Member Basics Class meets Florida Board Member certification requirements for new condo Board members and provides Community Association Managers with 2 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
NAPLES, FL (PRWEB) March 01, 2012
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger (KG&B) , the leader in community association law in the state of Florida, invites Southwest Florida community association Board members and managers to attend its FREE Board Member Basics Class on Thursday, March 15th, from 10 am to 12 noon, at The Club at Olde Cypress in Naples.
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 Raymond A. Piccin, who was recently appointed to lead Southwest Florida operations through Katzman Garfinkel & Berger’s Naples and newly inaugurated Fort Myers offices.
Board Member Basics 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 learn all the ins-and-outs of vendor negotiations, financial reporting and budget preparation, collection strategies, proper meeting notices and elections, preventing fraud, and much more! Refreshments will be served.
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger’s Southwest Florida Board Member Certification Class will take place:
- Day/Date: Thursday, March 15th
- Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
- Venue: The Club at Olde Cypress, 7165 Treeline Drive, Naples, FL 34119 (GOOGLE MAP LINK HERE)
Space for the law firm’s classes fills up fast, to interested Board members are urged to register in advance by contacting Nichole Breighner at 1-855-542-3476 or via email at nbreighner(at)kgblawfirm(dot)com.
Board Member Basics instructor and Katzman Garfinkel & Berger Partner Raymond A. Piccin is well-known to Southwest Florida community associations. Mr. Piccin has provided legal counsel to local homeowner, condominium and cooperative associations, particularly in the area of Life Safety issues impacting those communities, and has served as an instructor in Board member seminars and community association manager continuing education courses provided by the firm’s Community Advocacy Network (CAN) in Collier and Lee counties.
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 offices in Naples and Ft. Myers, the firm provides community association clients throughout Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Sarasota counties 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.
For more information about Katzman Garfinkel & Berger's community association law practice in Southwest Florida or to speak directly about the law firm's legal service offerings with KG&B Partner Ray Piccin, phone (239) 213-5808 or email rpiccin(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.