Practices

Credentials

    Education

      • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2002
      • University of Scranton, B.S., 1999

    Bar Admissions

      • New Jersey
      • Pennsylvania
      • New York

    Court Admissions

      • United States District Court, District of New Jersey

Perspectives

Bio

Tana Bucca is a Shareholder and member of Becker’s Community Associations group, where she represents condominium associations, homeowner associations, and cooperatives in all of their legal matters. She represents clients throughout New Jersey with general corporate matters, collections, governing document reviews, drafting and negotiating contracts, rule and regulation enforcement, transition negotiations, and construction defect litigation.

Ms. Bucca also has extensive experience with commercial litigation and creditors’ rights matters arising from defaulted commercial loans and failure to pay association dues. Specifically, she issues demand letters, files foreclosure complaints, obtains money judgments, initiates actions for replevin of collateral, and provides representation in workouts and bankruptcy matters. In this regard, Ms. Bucca has significant litigation experience in state and federal courts and also engages in alternative dispute resolution.

In addition, Ms. Bucca is a frequent panelist participating in seminars in community association law throughout New Jersey for management professionals. Ms. Bucca is frequently invited by management companies to speak to Managers and Board Members about the collection process and legal matters involving or impacting community associations.

Previously, Ms. Bucca was a commercial litigator for an AmLaw 100 law firm in Northern New Jersey. She also previously served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Maryann K. Bielamowicz, Superior Court, Mercer County, New Jersey.

PROFESSIONAL / COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • Community Associations Institute (CAI), New Jersey Chapter
  • Friend of IREM, The Institute of Real Estate Management, New Jersey Chapter, Executive Council
  • Morris County Bar Association
  • Morris County Chamber of Commerce

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

  • Presenter, The Most Misunderstood Things About Community Associations.
  • Presenter, Whipping a Board Member into Shape – Part 1. CAMICB Seminar.
  • Presenter, Board Member Boot Camp. Taylor Management.
  • Presenter, Bankruptcy & Estate Owned Property Procedures for Condos.
  • Author, How to Organize Effective Community Association Meetings. NJ.com. January 22, 2017.
  • Presenter, The Most Misunderstood Things About Community Associations. RCP Management Board. April 18, 2017.
  • Presenter, Whipping a Board Member into Shape – Part 1. CAMICB Seminar. March 9, 2017.
  • Presenter, Access Property Management Seminar. April 12, 2017.
  • Presenter, Boot Camp. Taylor Management Board. April 9, 2017.
  • Author, How to Organize Effective Community Association Meetings. NJ.com. January 22, 2017.
  • Presenter, Bankruptcy & Estate Owned Property Procedures for Condos. RCP Seminar. December 15, 2016.