PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, is pleased to announce that Christopher Davies, attorney and director in the firm's Florida offices, is one of several featured speakers at the Twenty-Fourth Institute on Real Property Law and the Thirty-Sixth Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments. Sponsored by the University of Miami School of Law, the event is being held on October 27 and 28 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. Davies will serve as a co-presenter for a forum titled "Distressed Community Associations – Collecting from 'Everyone' – Owners, Tenants, Purchasers, Lenders – Strategies and Limits."
"In Florida, community associations face a host of challenges. For this reason, it's imperative for attorneys to stay educated on issues related to condominium and homeowner association law," said Jack Elliott, president and chief executive officer of Cohen & Grigsby. "Christopher has significant experience in condominium and homeowner association law, and I know that attendees will find his presentation valuable and insightful."
Christopher Davies is a Director at Cohen & Grigsby, practicing condominium and homeowner association law in Collier County, Florida. He was appointed to the Florida Condominium Study Commission by Governor Bob Martinez in 1990, and worked on the extensive revisions to the condominium laws. Davies has served as a member of the faculty of the University of Miami Law Center Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments, and is a former member of the Community Associations Institute (CAl) Board of Trustees and a past Chairman of its national Attorney's Committee and Public Policy Committee. He frequently lectures on critical issues involving condominium and homeowner association law.
Each year, the University of Miami School of Law conducts a series of continuing legal education (CLE) programs designed to enhance the practicing Bar's professional skills and accomplishments. As one of the university's CLE programs, The Thirty-Sixth Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments is designed to update condominium and planned development law generally and explore in detail particular topics of current interest.
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