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David Haber Founder
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” - Theodore Roosevelt
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Roger Slade Shareholder
We do not accept the idea that there's no way to win.”
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Frank Soto Partner
The practice of law is similar to navigating a ship, you must know where you want to end and plot the most effective course, otherwise, you will simply be drifting in the wind.”
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David Podein Partner
When people ask me what we do, I always respond that we are in the service industry, the legal service and advice to the client are the firm's top priorities.”

I recently celebrated my ten-year anniversary with Haber Law. Looking back, it is remarkable how different the practice of law is and how much our firm has grown. Here are ten changes I’ve noticed: We have grown from two attorneys (David Haber and David Podein) to 11. By this summer, we’ll have 12. Continue reading

Various bills that could dramatically affect Florida associations are presently under consideration during the current legislative session. The list below highlights some of the proposed legislative changes. This list is not exhaustive of all pending bills or provisions impacting associations. Governance and Record Keeping Senate Bill 1362 would clarify that only terms beginning in 2018 […]

When hiring a construction company to complete work, most people have expectations regarding the quality of work they’d like to receive. However, when the completed work is below expectations, and if a deal cannot be worked out with the company, a construction defect lawsuit may come into play. Chapter 558, Florida Statutes contains important requirements […]

Business divorces, like marital divorces, can be ugly, especially when one of the parties engages in misconduct or otherwise acts unruly. In Florida, limited liability company (“LLC”) members can remove other, unruly or rogue members by expulsion if the LLC’s Operating Agreement provides a method for expulsion, as well as under certain circumstances pursuant to […]

Some associations are unaware that they could be entitled to an exemption for the sales tax related to a major expense – utilities for common areas serving exclusively residential properties, including condominiums and homes in a homeowners’ association.  However, nonresidential uses are not exempt. Section 212.08(7)(j), Fla. Stat. provides an exemption for the sale of […]

Florida Courts are required to recognize judgments of all kinds from other U.S. states, including divorce judgments. In fact, there is a provision in the United States Constitution called the Full Faith and Credit Clause which requires this. But what about judgments, particularly divorce judgments, that come from foreign countries? There is a legal principle […]