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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.”

Court rooms can be similar to high schools. There is a dress code, albeit unspoken, and there are certain norms to be observed. One unspoken rule is that if an attorney stands out from the other lawyers as being different or out of the loop, it isn’t necessarily a good thing. This is one reason […]

In many of the construction defect lawsuits we litigate, one of the main defenses asserted by construction companies is that the association failed to maintain their building, and it is the lack of maintenance that caused the defects – not the work performed by the contractors. It is the responsibility of the association to maintain […]

  What a difference a month makes… Last month, we provided an update on various pieces of legislation that would have impacted community associations throughout Florida.  This month, we report that almost none of those extensive proposed changes were adopted by the legislature. What Passed:  Legislation Extending the Deadline for Fire Sprinkler or Engineered Life […]

Florida does not require Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s) to have an Operating Agreement. So why is it recommended, and important, to have one? An Operating Agreement is the governing document of an LLC, which sets forth the rules and structure for operating the LLC  as well as the relationship among the members and between the […]

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 […]