TAMPA, FL – Shumaker’s growing Community Associations Business Sector announced today that Staff Attorney and Florida Licensed Real Estate Agent William Huffman has joined the team, making him the fifth new member in less than a year.
“Having worked in Community Association collection for years, William’s experience and enthusiasm really is a great addition to our team,” said Community Associations Business Sector Chair Jonathan Ellis.
In practice for more than a decade, William is an experienced litigator focused on matters related to community associations and homeowners associations (HOA). Clients turn to William for his detail-oriented work, which is critical when handling matters involving collections and association law. In addition, William owns his own pizza shop, giving him an understanding of the challenges associated with ownership.
The attorneys in Shumaker’s Community Associations Business Sector represent community associations (Condo and HOA) in all facets of community association law, from general collections and enforcement of covenants to revitalizations of covenants and general corporate matters. They serve as general counsel for numerous community associations and handle all types of litigation from foreclosure of liens, even through bankruptcy, to defending the Association’s officers and directors when sued. Shumaker’s Community Association Sector handles discrimination claims, Housing Urban Development (HUD) and Americans with Disabilities (ADA) inquiries, construction defect cases, Marketable Record Title Act (MRTA) issues, turnover, injunction hearings, determination of covenant validity, contested elections, and corporate control disputes to name just a few.
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