2012-2013 Season

September 15, 2012

Speakers:  Mr. Patrick Flynn, Government Analyst II, with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division. of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes.

Robert Shindo, Lead Investigator, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

Bruce A. Campbell, Condominium Ombudsman

Subject:  What the DBPR Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes and The Condominium Ombudsman Can Do to Help Your Association


October 20, 2012

Speaker:  Neal McCulloh, Esq., Senior and Founding  Partner; Clayton & McCulloh, Attorneys-At-Law

Subject:  Why We Need to Amend Our Documents and What Is Involved In the Process


November 17, 2012

Presenters:  Taylor & Carls, PA, Attorneys-At-Law

Subject:  Board Certification Class


December  2012–No meeting.  Holiday recess.

January 19, 2013

Speaker:  Peter M. Dunbar, Esq.; Partner, Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell and Dunbar; Adjunct Professor, Condominium and Community Housing Law, College of Law, Florida State University. Author of “The Condominium Concept,” sometimes referred to as the condominium
association board of directors’ and property managers’ “bible.”  Mr. Dunbar is also very active in advocacy on common interest ownership housing matters before the Florida Legislature.

Mr. Dunbar spoke about what might be coming up for common interest ownership housing in the 2013 session of the Florida Legislature.


February 16, 2013

Speaker:  Ellen Hirsch de Haan, Esq., Managing Shareholder of Becker & Poliakoff’s Tampa Bay Regional Office. In addition to her law practice, she has been extensively involved in the Community Associations Institute, including serving as a past national president.  She is also a lecturer and published author.  Click here for more on her extensive community association related work.

Subject:   “How To Deal With Difficult People”


March 23, 2013

Our 15th annual SCCA Trade Show was held on Saturday, March 23rd.  See our “Trade Show” page” for related media.

April 20, 2013

Speaker:  Paul Wean, Esq.; Wean & Malchow, P.A., Attorneys-At-Law

Subject:   Legislative Update


May 18, 2013

Speaker:  Alan Garfinkel, Esq., of Katzman, Garfinkel, & Berger, Attorneys at Law.  Mr. Garfinkel concentrates in the areas of Construction
Defect Law, Insurance Law, and Natural Disaster Law.  He was named one of the top insurance lawyers for 2012.  Click HERE for more information about him.

 Insurance and Litigation:

  •  Garbage lawsuits-Ignorance is Not bliss.
  •  Top 10 Director and Officer Insurance Claims
  •  ABC’s of civil litigation     
  •  Construction Defect Topics:
  • Are your Windows leaking?
  • It’s been 9 years, do I still have a claim?
  • Water in the Walls…or Worse…
  • Mold- the Canary in the Coal Mine.


June 15, 2013

Presenter:  SERVPRO of South & West Brevard and SERVPRO of Central Brevard

Subject:   Mold Remediation Seminar Location:  Comfort Inn Click

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