Joseph Arena is an Associate Attorney at Sachs Sax Caplan practicing within the Community Associations Practice Group. Mr. Arena represents condominium associations and homeowners’ associations in transactional, operational, corporate, and litigation matters. Mr. Arena is responsible for interpreting and amending governing documents, providing legal opinions on operational and corporate matters, assisting with board member elections, recalls, and related arbitrations, drafting contracts and contract addenda, drafting leases and lease addenda, pursuing appropriate legal action to address violations of restrictive covenants and association rules, supervising the pre-suit collection of assessments, prosecuting assessment lien foreclosure actions, defending mortgage foreclosure actions, prosecuting eviction actions, prosecuting and defending quiet title actions, and representing associations as creditors’ counsel in bankruptcies.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, April 2008
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, April 2010, April 2014
University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL, Juris Doctor, May 2007
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, December 2002
Professional Memberships and Activities
Member of the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar
Member of the Boca Raton classic rock cover band “Not Yet Crazy”