Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP is pleased to announce the publication of the 2015 edition of “New Jersey Condominium and Community Association Law” (Gann Law Books). The book, co-authored by firm partners Wendell A. Smith, Dennis A. Estis and Christine F. Li, is a practical guide to assist condominium and other common interest communities, attorneys and other professionals, as well as lay persons.
The treatise provides a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the rights and obligations of common property ownership and enables attorneys, officers and board members of condominium and community associations, and cooperative corporations to better understand their roles.
Topics addressed include:
- The legal, financial, and marketplace requirements imposed on developers and the consequences of these requirements for lenders and individual unit purchasers
- Problems encountered in the creation and administration of common interest projects
- The operation and administration of community associations and the duties and responsibilities of governing boards
- Provisions of master deeds, by laws and other governing documents
- Statutes, regulations and discussions of significant cases
Wendell A. Smith, Chair of the firm’s Community Association Practice Group, focuses his practice on community association law, planned real estate development and land use. He has practiced real estate law for over fifty years and is widely recognized as one of New Jersey’s preeminent authorities on the legal issues impacting condominiums and common interest communities.
Dennis A. Estis, Chair of the firm’s Construction Practice Group, concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on construction law, condominium and community association law, public entity law and alternative dispute resolution. He serves as counsel to numerous developers, condominiums and cooperatives.
Christine F. Li, Chair of the firm’s Planned Real Estate Practice Group, focuses her practice in real estate, with a concentration in planned real estate development law and condominium law. Her work encompasses new construction condominium and subdivided lot communities, the conversion of rental properties to the condominium form of ownership, mixed-use developments, commercial and business condominiums, workouts of distressed communities, community association law, and the registration of planned real estate developments with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA).
The authors are all members of the College of Community Association Lawyers of the Community Associations Institute. Mr. Smith and Ms. Li are Fellows of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Mr. Estis is a founding Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.