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Recommended Attorneys (and Bad Attorneys)


Recommended Attorneys (and Bad Attorneys)



Legal Insurance. Generally about $30 per month for legal advice, letter writing and attorney referrals. A good investment if you are in a battle with your HOA.


Check your employer insurance you may have legal insurance as a benefit.

Legal Shield

Met Life Legal Plan

Nationwide Class Action Consumer Suits

https://www.federmanlaw.com/practices/consumer-class-actions/


National Attorneys that members recommend not to use:


MBK Chapman (based in California)

LS Carlson (based in California)

Recommended Attorneys by State


Recommended Attorneys by State


Arizona


Jonathan Dessaules Phoenix (602) 274-5400 https://dessaules.com/jonathan-a-dessaules HOA Homeowner Defense only.


Justin R. Cooley

Mckeddie Cooley, Gp     mclawfirm.net

6424 E Greenway Pkwy Ste 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85254

(480) 459-5007

No recommendations yet, good or bad.   But says he ONLY services HOA homeowners, not the HOA.


California


Craig Fagan – Fair Housing attorney, 

discriminationiswrong.com

Law Offices Of Craig P Fagan

8030 La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa, CA 91942

(800) 572-8365     Recommended by Hoshi EC


Colorado




DC


Friedman, Framme & Thrush, PA, (got through Legal Shield) (410) 559-9000 10461 Mill Run Circle, Suite #550, Owings Mills, MD 21117 Recommended by Nicole Simpson


Florida


Feaman Law Group Boynton Beach, FL and North Palm Beach, FL 2nd hand recommendation from Karen Schmidt


Fred O’Neil I was told he is called The HOA Slayer In Manatee County

PO Box 842, Windermere, FL 34786-0842 Office: 407-719-6796 Cell: 407-719-6796 Fredonealatlaw@aol.com

Info from Liz Cuevas Medina


Michael Gulisano Law – Gulisano Law

1701 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL 33432

(954) 947-3972    gulisanolaw.com

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Rick Darquea


Ovide Val Florida Anti HOA lawyer, 786-277-9009 From Albert Farajian


Georgia


Randy William https://www.thewlgfirm.com/ From Chierl

Dunlap and Gardiner – Bad attorney/CAI From Jessica


Indiana


Peter Kovacs started out strong but ended weak. From Craig Severence


Chad Dickerson was a waste of $10,000! From Craig Severence


Maryland


Friedman, Framme & Thrush, PA, (got through Legal Shield) (410) 559-9000 10461 Mill Run Circle, Suite #550, Owings Mills, MD 21117 Recommended by Nicole Simpson


Raymond Burke, Gordon Feinblatt Lawfirm, https://www.gfrlaw.com/

1001 Fleet Street, Suite 700, Baltimore, Maryland 21202

TEL 410.576.4000 EMAIL info@gfrlaw.com Recommended by Nicole Simpson


Skipper Law (410) 919-2121 https://www.skipperlawllc.com/ recommended by Nicole Simpson


Massachusetts 


Calabrese Law Associates -  Condominium Lawyers in Boston    https://www.calalaw.com/         617-340-6623

Homeowners association law.


LaFountain & Wollman  Real Estate and Condominium Law

617.926.8944

507 Mt Auburn St.

Watertown, Mass




Illinois


Two attorneys that have been recommended to me by folks "in the know" in  Chicago with respect to disputes with HOAs: 

  • Michael Kim at Schoenberg Finkel Beederman Bell Glazer LLC

  • Norman Lerum, Offices of Norman Lerum.

Recommended by HK HK



New Jersey


Ms. Renee Steingarten, Esq., of New Jersey Appleseed Public, Interest Law Center (“NJA”), https://pubintlaw.org/practice-area/housing/ Probono attorneys


Brian M. Rader, Esquire, 221 River Street, Suite 9125, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030, 201-721-8561, brian@theraderlawfirm.com, www.theraderlawfirm.com, not recommended by anyone but is an HOA attorney that works for members


Texas


David Kahne (Houston) Recommended by Chris Schwendenmann

Bill Davis Recommended by Chris Schwendenmann


Patrick Sutton (Austin) Recommended by Chris Schwendenmann


Washington State


Katie J. Comstock (Raelene noted that “Katie isn’t cheap, but she is good.”) Katie J. Comstock – Levy | von Beck | Comstock | P.S. (levy-law.com)


Anthony Gibbs (Sounder Law PLLC) Sounder Law PLLC


Bruce Galloway (425-334-4400) Galloway Law Group PLLC


Mike Daudt (Daudt Law) (206-445-773


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