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Condominium & Planned Development Law

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Definition

“Condominium and planned development law” is the practice of law that involves: (1) serving as counsel to community associations, property owners, community association members, sellers, purchasers, developers, lenders, governmental agencies, and investors in matters related to community associations and planned developments; (2) drafting governing documents or their amendments, and preparing filings with governmental agencies that regulate community associations or planned developments; (3) serving in or for governmental agencies which regulate community associations or planned developments; (4) representing parties in construction lien and defect claims, collection of assessment actions, governing document and community association statutory enforcement and dispute actions, and other litigation, arbitration, and mediation in matters relating to community associations or planned developments; and (5) planning, development, construction, and financing of condominium or planned development communities.

Condominium & Planned Development Law FAQ

Ins and Outs of Community Association Law 2017

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Board Certification Applications for Lawyers

Get Certified – Seeking Certification

The filing period for the initial application opens July 1, 2019.  Applications must be postmarked by August 31, 2019.  You must apply in this filing period to be considered for eligibility for the 2020 exam.  If you’re eligible from a previous application, you may also file the short application. Carefully read the rules for initial certification to determine if you will meet the requirements.


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Exam Specifications

Sample Questions

Condo Study Guide

Standards for Board Certification in Condominium and Planned Development Law – Rule 6-30

Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification Standing Committee Policies

Standards for Certification – Rule 6-3.5

Standing Policies of the Board of Legal Specialization and Education

Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification Committee Members

Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification Staff Liaison Contact Information:
Jasmine Rodriguez
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
(850)561-5738
[email protected]

Condominium and Planned Development Law Certification Field Established 2016