Becker & Poliakoff

James Robert Caves, III



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Rob Caves dedicates his practice to representing community associations, primarily as general counsel to condominium, cooperative and homeowners associations. In addition to representing associations in day-to-day legal matters, Rob has developed a focus on addressing telecommunication issues facing associations. Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Caves served as a staff attorney for the First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee. Mr. Caves is also one of only 190 attorneys statewide who is a Board Certified Specialist in Condominium and Planned Development Law.


  • Worked with condominium and homeowners’ associations to draft amended and restated governing documents, including in complex multi-condominium situations.
  • Represented condominium and homeowners’ associations before, during and after turnover of control of the association from the developer.
  • Assisted numerous condominium and homeowners associations in negotiating new, long-term bulk telecommunications agreements.


  • Best Lawyers in America for Community Association Law, 2022