Michael S. Karpoff Receives 2019 CCAL Best Manuscript Award

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019 in CAI, First Amendment Rights, Legal Decisions, Speaking Engagements

Hill Wallack LLP partner Michael S. Karpoff, Esq. was honored recently by the Community Associations Institute’s College of Community Association Lawyers (“CCAL”) as co-author of the 2019 CAI Law Seminar Best Manuscript. Karpoff, a fellow of the CCAL, was joined by co-authors Kevin M. Hirzel, Esq., Edward Hoffman, Jr., Esq., and Todd A. Sinkins, Esq., in preparing and presenting a paper and program entitled Religion in Community Associations: Fair Housing or Free Speech? Thou Shalt Not Violate the Law.

The 40th Annual Community Association Law Seminar was held in New Orleans January 23 through 26, 2019. The Law Seminar explored trends and practices in community association law for attorneys and other industry professionals. The Religion in Community Associations program presented legal requirements, obligations, options, and ideas for community associations concerning religious practices of residents, to help attorneys and other professionals advise and guide their clients appropriately. The paper was selected as the Best Manuscript by the Law Seminar Planning Committee and the CCAL Board of Governors.

To read the full manuscript, click here.

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Hill Wallack’s Community Associations Group Welcomes New Partners and Announces Opening of New Morristown Office

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in CAI

Hill Wallack is pleased to announce that it has opened a new office in Morristown, New Jersey and has added two new partners in that office, Kenneth R. Sauter and Caroline Record.

Mr. Sauter has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Community Associations, Real Estate, and Banking & Financial Services practice groups. His practice is devoted to real estate matters, with particular emphasis on the representation of community associations. His practice includes commercial real estate transactions, leasing and financing; representation of commercial lenders, including community association lenders; land use and development; and general business representation.

Mr. Sauter is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1984). He earned his J.D. from Villanova School of Law and graduated summa cum laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University (B.S.). Prior to attending Villanova School of Law, Mr. Sauter was an accountant with Price Waterhouse and obtained his New Jersey Certified Public Accountant certification in 1981.

Ms. Record has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Community Associations and Real Estate practice groups. She concentrates her practice in the area of community association law and residential real estate. Ms. Record’s practice also includes estate planning and administration, special needs trusts, guardianship applications, foreclosure, and other real estate-related work. Previously, she was heavily involved in all aspects of construction defect litigation and was a representative of the steering committee for community associations in the FRT Plywood consolidated litigation in the early 1990’s.

Ms. Record is admitted to practice in New Jersey (1989), New York (1990), and Washington D.C. (1991). She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.A. from Rutgers College.

Hill Wallack LLP’s Managing Partner, Robert W. Bacso noted: “We are excited about the addition of Ken and Caroline to the firm. They bring with them extensive knowledge in the field of Community Associations and Real Estate. Their joining, in conjunction with the opening of our Morristown office, demonstrates our firms continued growth and commitment to serving our clients.”

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Join Us at the New Jersey Cooperator’s Condo, HOA and Co-op Expo on May 1, 2013

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in CAI, Collections, Condo FAQs, Legal Decisions, Legislation, Municipal Services Act, New Jersey Cooperator

Hill Wallack LLP’s Community Association Practice Group will be exhibiting at the 2013 New Jersey Cooperator’s Condo, HOA and Co-op Expo on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Come say hello at Booth 435 and drop your business card for a chance to win a great prize!

Join board members, property managers, building owners and real estate professionals and meet building service companies, attend educational seminars and get your questions answered by a member of our team.

If you are involved in an insurance dispute relating to Super Storm Sandy, please ask us about reviewing your case free of charge. Contingent fees are available for Sandy representation.

For more information or to register to attend, click here!




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Karpoff and Kessler Speak about Contracts at 2013 CCAL Law Seminar

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in CAI, Contracts, Legal Decisions, Speaking Engagements

Hill Wallack LLP Partners Michael S. Karpoff, Esq. and Terry A. Kessler, Esq. spoke on “Essentials of Community Association Contracts: From Regular Operations to Capital Projects” at the Community Associations Institute’s 34th Annual Community Association Law Seminar, presented by the College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL), in Tucson, Arizona on January 26, 2013.

To view their powerpoint presentation and article on this important topic, please click here. Reprinted with permission of the Community Associations Institute.

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