April 14, 2014 | Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A.
Curtis Hamlin and Mary Hawk, both principals with the law firm of Porges, Hamlin, Knowles and Hawk, were recent featured speakers at “CA Day,” a day of education for all those involved with any type of homeowner association. CA Day is sponsored every year by the non-profit Community Associations Institute (CAI) – West Florida Chapter. This year, Mr. Hamlin wrote and presented the Board Certification topic, Condominium, Cooperative and Homeowner Association Operations, for over 225 homeowner, co-operative, and condominium association board members to receive their certification for board service. Ms. Hawk wrote and presented her continuing education credit class for nearly 200 licensed Community Association Managers, entitled Dealing with the Disabled, Elderly or Hoarding Resident. Both classes were approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, condominium and homeowner division.
Mr. Hamlin currently serves as the chairman of the Homeowner Education Committee for CAI – West Florida; and Ms. Hawk is currently President of CAI – West Florida for 2014.
Mr. Hamlin and Ms. Hawk also recently spoke to groups of community association managers and volunteer board members in Bradenton Beach and East Manatee County. They gave a Lunch ‘N Learn legal update of recent changes in community association law, and a presentation on community association rule and covenant violations and fining policies.
PHKH has been representing clients in West Florida for over 40 years, including homeowner, co-operative, condominium and mobile home association clients.