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Mr. Gary A. Poliakoff

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Attorney At Law

Local Address: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Becker & Poliakoff , P.A.
3111 Stirling Road
Ft. Lauderdale , Florida 33312
United States

Company Description: Becker & Poliakoff is a diverse commercial law firm with more than 130 attorneys in 13 Florida offices, New York City, New Jersey, Nassau, Bahamas, Prague and...   more

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  • B.S. , administration
    University of South Carolina
  • J.D. , The Customs and International Trade Law Blog
    University of Miami
  • J.D.
    College of Community Association
  • J.D. , The Florida Construction Law Authority
    University of Miami
  • B.S. , The Business & Technology Law Blog
    University of South Carolina
  • B.S. , The Business & Technonly Law Blog
    University of South Carolina
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People, 27 Jan 2015 [cached]
Gary A. Poliakoff, (1944-2014)
Real Estate Expert Witness Florida | Howard Shapiro, 6 Nov 2014 [cached]
Gary A. Poliakoff Attorney at Law Becker & Poliakoff
by Gary A. Poliakoff, J.D. ..., 1 Aug 2014 [cached]
by Gary A. Poliakoff, J.D. and Ryan Poliakoff / Published Aug 2014
Gary A. Poliakoff and Ryan Poliakoff are co-authors of New Neighborhoods-The Consumer's Guide to Condo-minium, Co-Op and HOA Living.
Gary Poliakoff is a Founding Principal of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. He has devoted a significant part of his career to the practice of community association law and is considered one of the foremost authorities on the subject.
Past SCCA Programs Information [cached]
Speaker: Gary Poliakoff, Esq., Founding Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.; teacher; and author.
Subject: "Arbitration Brain Teasers. Mr. Poliakoff looked at some very strange decisions entered by the Division of Florida Condominiums, Timeshares, and Mobile Homes.
Speaker: Gary Poliakoff, Esq., Founding Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Speaker: Gary Poliakoff, President, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Subject: Discussion of Mr. Poliakoff's book, "New Neighborhoods: The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op, and HOA Living" (co-authored with his son Ryan Poliakoff).
Speaker: Gary Poliakoff, Esq., Founding Shareholder, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. In addition to his practice of law, book authorship, and many other activities, Mr. Poliakoff writes a weekly column appearing in a number of Florida newspapers, including Florida Today, about common interest ownership residential property legal issues.
Speaker: Gary Poliakoff, President, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Subject: Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act. Potential Nationwide Common Condominium and HOA Laws.
Gary A. Poliakoff, Community Association Lawyer, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 28 June 2013 [cached]
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Mr. Poliakoff is a founding principal of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. He served as the Firm's Managing Shareholder for 35 years, from its inception in 1973 until March, 2008. He has devoted a significant part of his career to the practice of Community Association law and is considered one of the foremost authorities on the subject. Recognized internationally as an authority on common interest ownership housing, Mr. Poliakoff has been a consultant to State Legislatures and the White House in drafting common interest ownership housing legislation. He served as the American Bar Association's Advisor to the National Conference of Commissioners of Uniform State Laws in its efforts to revise the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act. In addition, at the invitation of the Minister of Economics of the Czech Republic, he addressed the Parliament of the Czech Republic on issues relating to the conversion of State housing to private ownership, and, at the invitation of the Russian Academy of Jurisprudence, has lectured in Moscow on common interest ownership issues, In 1990, Mr. Poliakoff served as a member of the State of Florida Condominium Study Commission and, in 1992 and 1993, as a member and chairman of the State of Florida Advisory Council on Condominiums. Twice he has testified before Committees of the United States Senate looking into potential areas of abuse in the sale, development and operation of condominiums, Mr. Poliakoff is the past chair of the H­ Group of the American Bar Association, which oversees the Common Interest Ownership Development Committee, the Sports Entertainment & Games Committee, the Hotel, Resorts & Tourism Committee, and the Timeshare & Interval Uses Committee. He served on the Presidential Advisory Board of the University of South Carolina. He also served as a member of the Board of Governors of the College of Community Association Lawyers and as a member of Scribes, an organization which recognizes excellence in legal writing. He is on the Board of Governors of the Shepard Broad Law Center of Nova Southeastern University where he is an Adjunct Professor, teaching Condominium Law and Practice. In 2008, Mr. Poliakoff was recognized as the outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year for the teaching of Doctrinal Courses.
Mr. Poliakoff has also established himself as a Municipal Attorney. He assisted his own town of Southwest Ranches through their incorporation process and served for ten years as its Town Attorney, advising Council Members on day to day government operations including procurement issues, land use and zoning, Sunshine and other law affection elected officials duties intergovernmental agreements and the provision of municipal services. Upon his retirement in 2010 he was designated Town Attorney Emeritus.
In addition to practicing law, Mr. Poliakoff has gained national recognition as an authority on the development of disaster plans for common interest ownership housing communities, businesses and law firms. Mr. Poliakoff gained his experience working with condominiums and planned
developments impacted by Hurricanes Andrew and Opal, and enhanced that experience by his first-hand involvement in rebuilding following Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Jeanne, Katrina and Wilma. His article, "Disaster Planning and Recovery," is a primary guide for disaster planning. Mr. Poliakoff is a frequent speaker on the subject at law conferences, business forums and the National Windstorm Conference.
16 Fall, 1991, Number 1; "The Role of the Association in Condominium Living," 55 Florida Bar Journal 111; "Condominiums - The Assessment Dilemma," 54 Florida Bar Journal 268; and "Conflicting Rights in Condominium Living," 53 Florida Bar Journal 756; Mr. Poliakoff also co­ authored "The Woodside Covenants," Florida Bar Journal, Vol. LXXVII, No. 5, May 2003 and "The Reinstatement of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions Extinguished by the Marketable Record Title Act," Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 79, No. 5, May 2005. He is co-author of Florida Condominium Law and Practice, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education, 2007, and author of a national treatise, The Law of Condominium Operations, West Group, 1988.
Mr. Poliakoff also writes a weekly Condominium Column which is published in several leading newspapers throughout Florida , including The Palm Beach Post, The Fort Pierce Tribune, The Daytona Beach News Journal, The Stuart News, The Port St. Lucie News, the Jupiter Courier and Florida Today, as well as other newspapers in the State.
Mr. Poliakoff's new book, co-authored with his son, Ryan Poliakoff, entitled "New Neighborhoods: The Consumer's Guide to Condominium, Co-op and HOA Living" was released in August 2009 by Emerald Book Co., a Division of Greenleaf Book Group LLC.
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