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Becker New Jersey Community Update for June 2019

Becker’s New Jersey Community Update newsletter features recent news and updates that we think you may find of interest. June’s issue includes articles from David Ramsey and Matthew Meyers. Becker’s own Attorney Martin Cabalar, Shareholder David Ramsey, and Shareholder Arnold Calabrese recently took part in leading a CAMICB course and Attorney Karl T. Meth and other CAI-NJ […]

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New Jersey Community Association Group Sets Sail with Manager Friends

On June 13th, Becker, together with Mutual of Omaha, Accurate Reconstruction, Morris Engineering, and other sponsors, set sail aboard a Manhattan Elite yacht for a cruise around NYC with our manager guests. The scenic night was filled with skyline views, delicious food, and lively conversation. Guests aboard the yacht were treated to giveaways and prizes […]

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Sixteen Becker Attorneys in 2019 Edition

June 3, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that sixteen of its attorneys have been named as 2019 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. The following attorneys have been listed in the 2019 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super […]

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“Community Association Transition: Defects, Implied Warranties and Consumer Fraud,” New Jersey Law Journal

For every condominium and homeowner association, “control” is eventually transferred by the developer to an owner-controlled governing board after construction. This is called “transition.” A successful transition is one in which the owner-controlled board works with the developer to ensure appropriate governance, adequate financial resources, and a properly designed and constructed community. But what happens […]

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Becker Awarded CAI’s Business Partner of the Year Award

Becker is pleased to announce that the firm was recently honored by the New Jersey Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), winning its “Business Partner of the Year” award. Becker’s New Jersey team accepted the award at CAI’s Annual Awards Dinner on February 28th. The annual awards recognize those who have made significant contributions […]

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28 Becker Attorneys Named as Super Lawyers

Becker proudly congratulates our attorneys selected as Super Lawyers. As of 2018, we boast 28 lawyers who have received this prestigious designation. Please click on their names to read more about each of these attorneys. Super Lawyer Recipients: Joseph E. Adams*, Real Estate (Office Managing Shareholder, Fort Myers/Naples) Hugo V. Alvarez, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Real Estate […]

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Hudson County Jury Awards $10M in Consumer Fraud Case Against Builder

By Celia Ampel, June 26, 2017. This article originally appeared in the New Jersey Law Journal. Reprinted with permission. In Grandview at Riverwalk Port Imperial Condominium Association v. K. Hovnanian at Port Imperial, a Hudson County jury on June 1 awarded a $10 million construction defect verdict against a publicly traded developer and an architectural company. The […]

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$10M Construction Defect Verdict in Fire Code Case

Florida attorneys from Becker & Poliakoff won a $10 million construction defect verdict against a publicly traded developer and an architectural company. The firm represented a condominium association whose members said they learned after buying units in a six-story New Jersey development that the building was not code-compliant — and that the developer’s parent company, […]

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