Becker & Poliakoff

Michelle H. Kaiser

Senior Attorney


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      • University of Miami School of Law, Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig Master of Laws in Real Property Development (LL.M.) 2022
      • Florida Gulf Coast University, Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) 2020
      • Ave Maria School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.) 2017
      • Florida Gulf Coast University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 2015



    Bar Admissions

      • Florida



    Court Admissions

      • The Supreme Court of the United States Bar
      • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida






    Professional / Community Activities




Michelle H. Kaiser is a Senior Attorney in Becker’s Community Association Law practice group working out of our Naples office.

Having a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Real Property Development from the University of Miami School of Law and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Florida Gulf Coast University, Ms. Kaiser has a wealth of knowledge to offer her clients. She also has a wealth of experience having been a civil trial lawyer litigating complex real estate and community association issues. Ms. Kaiser has succeeded in obtaining favorable outcomes for her clients at evidentiary hearings, including injunctions, and both bench and jury trials.

Ms. Kaiser graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ave Maria School of Law where she was actively involved. Ms. Kaiser served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Ave Maria Law Review and the President of the Women’s Law Association. Ms. Kaiser also earned CALI awards in nine of her classes including Trial Advocacy and Evidence and was a Moot Court Trial competition and Appellate Argument Finalist. In addition to these accolades, Ms. Kaiser interned with Senior United States District Judge John E. Steele and the Offices of the United States Attorneys during law school.


  • As General Counsel for both commercial and residential community associations, Ms. Kaiser:
    • Drafts governing documents and amendments thereto.
    • Dispenses legal and practical advice regarding day-to-day disputes between community associations, owners, developers and governmental entities.
    • Assists community associations with the legal aspects of recovering from a major hurricane.
    • Prepares contracts, addendums and modifications and assists in contractual negotiation and contractual dispute resolution.
    • Gives legal advice regarding requirements of the governing documents and the laws regarding elections, financial operations, insurance, assessment collection and maintenance, repair, and replacement.
    • Prepares clients for elections, meetings of the Board/members, handling disasters.
    • Handles Community Association related litigation and enforcement issues.


    • 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 Martindale-Hubbell Platinum Client Champion
    • Ms. Kaiser’s clients have described her as detail oriented, knowledgeable, quick, efficient, supportive during times of distress and calm under pressure, professional, and able to provide great counsel.
    • St. Raymond of Penyafort Award presented at Commencement to the Student Excelling in Written Advocacy from Ave Maria School of Law
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in nine classes during law school including Trial Advocacy, Evidence, and Research, Writing and Advocacy


  • Ms. Kaiser is a member of the Collier County Bar Association, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the Supreme Court of the United States Bar.
  • Ms. Kaiser continues to be actively involved at Ave Maria School of Law where she participates in various events and speaking engagements throughout the year, including mock interviews and judging the 1L Oral Argument Competition, and serves as mentor to law students.