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Becker & Poliakoff’s Michael C. Góngora Elected President of The Miami Beach Bar Association

Becker & Poliakoff’s Michael C. Góngora Elected President of The Miami Beach Bar Association

Attorney installed as president at annual luncheon

MIAMI – December 16, 2015 – Michael C. Góngora, a shareholder with the Miami office of law firm Becker & Poliakoff, has been elected president of the Miami Beach Bar Association. He was officially installed at the organization’s Annual Installation and Judicial Appreciation Luncheon on Dec. 8 at Smith & Wollensky, in Miami Beach. Acclaimed criminal defense attorney Roy Black served as keynote speaker, and Miami-Dade Chief Circuit Court Judge Bertila Soto installed the new officers and directors with Third District Court of Appeals Chief Judge Richard Suarez installing Góngora as president.

Góngora, who is a former Miami Beach commissioner, is the lead community association litigator at the Miami office of Becker & Poliakoff, where he represents community associations on various issues including handling contracts, association declarations and disputes.

“Michael is a dedicated attorney who deeply cares about the community and has extensive experience in navigating legal issues pertaining to Miami Beach,” said Gary Rosen, managing shareholder and CEO of Becker & Poliakoff. “We are confident that he will work tirelessly to bring the best legal minds together in a spirit of collaboration.”

Established in 1946, the Miami Beach Bar Association promotes respect for the law and the justice system by bringing the legal community together for a common purpose. Members include attorneys, city officials and judges who serve the Miami Beach community.

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Becker & Poliakoff is a multi-practice, multi-state commercial law firm providing strategic counsel to its clients – a diverse array of public, private and nonprofit organizations, and individuals. Established in 1973, the law firm currently includes more than 130 attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals in 17 offices in Florida, New Jersey, New York and Washington, D.C. Our key practice areas include: Business Litigation; Real Estate; Community Association; Construction Law and Litigation; Government Law and Lobbying; and Corporate. Many of the firm’s attorneys are credentialed through industry and legal organizations, including more than 25 who are board certified as experts in their respective areas of law. For more about the firm, visit to access the firm’s issue forums providing perspectives on timely legal and business issues.