Becker & Poliakoff

Joseph Arena

Senior Attorney





      • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., 2007
      • Rowan University, B.A., Political Science, 2002

    Bar Admissions

      • Florida

    Court Admissions

      • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
      • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
      • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
      • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida


  • Board Certified – Condominium & Planned Development Law


Joseph Arena is Florida Bar Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law and focuses his practice exclusively on the representation of condominium associations and homeowners’ associations in transactional, operational, corporate, and litigation matters. Mr. Arena is responsible for interpreting and amending governing documents, providing legal opinions on operational and corporate matters, assisting with board member elections, recalls, and related arbitrations, and drafting contracts and contract addenda. His experience also includes pursuing appropriate legal action to address violations of restrictive covenants and association rules, supervising the collection of assessments, prosecuting assessment lien foreclosure actions, defending mortgage foreclosure actions, prosecuting and defending quiet title actions, and representing associations as creditors’ counsel in bankruptcies.