- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
- J.D., Tulane University Law School
- LL.M., Tulane University
- Joint honors degree in Law and Industrial Relations, magna cum laude, Cardiff University, Wales
For more than three decades, Chris has focused his practice on providing advice to condominium, cooperatives and homeowner associations. His representation includes more than 500 Boards in the Southwest Florida region. Chris is a Director of the Firm, and leads the real estate and condominium and homeowner association law practice areas.
In addition to representing associations, Chris also represents buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions.
Chris was appointed to the Florida Condominium Study Commission by Governor Bob Martinez in 1990, and worked on the extensive revisions to the condominium laws. He has served as a member of the faculty of the University of Miami Law Center Institute on Condominium and Cluster Developments, and is a former member of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Board of Trustees and a past Chairman of its National Attorney’s Committee and Public Policy Committee. He frequently lectures on critical issues involving condominium and homeowner association law.
He is the immediate past Chair of The Florida Bar Condominium and Planned Development Law Board Certification Committee and continues to sit on The Board Certification Committee. As a member of The Florida Bar’s Condominium and Planned Development Law Committee, Chris currently Chairs the Legislative Subcommittee. Chris is also a member of the Real Property Section of The Florida Bar and the Collier County Bar Association.
Chris is a contributory author to The Florida Bar’s treatise, Florida Condominium Law and Practice, Second Edition, where he co-authored the chapter on The Division of Florida Land Sales, Condominiums and Mobile Homes.