Community Association Results
- Homeowner Association business client with thousands of owner members brought suit to foreclose on a lien for unpaid assessments when named in a case being brought by a lender against a homeowner. The homeowner ascribes to the philosophy that the government and court system have no authority over them as they are a sovereign or something of this sort. They brought pro se counterclaims against the association business client and the lender and ultimately in a variety of actions sued numerous lawyers, trial court and appellate court judges. When they lost they appealed and took one appeal to the Florida Supreme Court. In the end judgment was obtained for the association business client for the amount of the assessments and tens of thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees.
- Owner of a limited liability company (“LLC”) property management business who had signed a non-compete left the company and established a competing property management business seeking to do business with customers of the company they left. Departed owner brought suit against the company they left claiming they had interfered with an advantageous business relationship of their new company. Defended case for property management business client and brought counterclaim against departed and competing owner for breach of contract, interference with an advantageous business relationship, specific performance, temporary and permanent injunction and an accounting. Obtained settlement for business client which required departed owner to tender their ownership interest without any compensation, no payment of any kind for any reason to be made by client, and a non-solicitation agreement to be signed by departed owner and two other employees who they had taken with them from business client.