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Mr. Martin leads the firm’s Community Association Practice Group. He personally represents communities from Palm Beach to Key West focusing on representation of condominium, homeowners and cooperative associations and country clubs. He is a regular speaker on the topics of collection of assessments, effective covenant enforcement, insurance, hurricane recovery, fiscal management, document drafting and other issues for community associations, and various civic associations.
Mr. Martin regularly lectures for Community Associations and CAMP where he has lectured on community association legal, operational and practice issues.


 


Mr. Martin is a South Florida native, growing up in the Westchester neighborhood of Miami.  Upon graduation from high school Mr. Martin served in the United States Navy until his honorable discharge in 1992.  He then attended the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York where he attained his BA in Political Science in 1997.  Upon graduation, Mr. Martin moved to San Juan, Puerto Rico where he began a career in Hotel Management and Hospitality.  In 1999 Mr. Martin moved to Cincinnati, Ohio to enroll at the University of Cincinnati College of Law where he attained his JD in 2002.  Thereafter, Mr. Martin returned to South Florida to begin his career representing community associations and other business interests.


We provide state of the art representation to clients throughout the State of Florida. Our firm is dedicated to utilizing our knowledge, and experience to help to efficiently and effectively reach our client’s goals.
We also provide municipal representation to businesses, communities and individuals that need help navigating through local municipal government codes and agencies.
We assist our clients with, among other things:
General Counsel Representation
Corporate Governance
Civil Litigation
Contract Negotiations and Drafting
Loans and Borrowing
Developer Issues
Elections / Annual Meeting Assistance
Arbitration and Mediation of Disputes
Municipal Violations
Variance Applications
Representation Before Municipal Agencies
Fine Mitigation and Lien Removal


 


 

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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Real Estate: 60%
    10 years
  2. Corporate: 15%
    10 years
  3. Arbitration: 10%
    14 years
  4. Administrative Law: 10%
    14 years
  5. Construction: 5%
    14 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Brian J. Barakat

    Carlos has extensive experience in condominium law. He is a trusted recourse for other lawyers in the community when they need condominium advice. Thanks Carlos!

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    Brian Barakat Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Bennett Matthew Miller

    Carlos is a trusted colleague with an in depth of knowledge of condominium and home owners association law. While a portion of my practice includes helping associations resolve conflicts, I frequently turn to Carlos to provide me with the latest developments in community association law. If you are looking for an association attorney that can provide you with sound advice in an ethical manner at a cost most communities can afford, I am confident Mr. Martin will exceed your expectations.

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    Bennett Miller Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Carlos F Martin, PA

2525 Ponce de Leon Boulevard
Suite 300
Coral Gables, FL, 33134

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200406/19/2016
OHInactive200205/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
National Member of the Order of the BarristersOrder of the Barristers2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing ShareholderCarlos F Martin, PA2015 - Present
AssociateBecker & Poliakoff PA2006 - 2015
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hispanic National Bar Association, Region XPresidentN/A
Moot Court Board Honor SocietyExecutive CommitteeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Simon v. MurphyN/A
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
ABA Conflict ManagementEvolving Standards On The Award of Attorneys Fees in Arbitration2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Cincinnati College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of RochesterPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CAI Offers Last Chance to Obtain CE Credits Before Renewal2008 Community Association Legal Update2008