Our team is fiercely committed to its clients – understanding their industries,
 resolving their issues, and building successful partnerships.

  We at Hamilton Mikes offer you empowering legal counsel and confident
   advocacy, delivered with professionalism, openness and a respect for your
    time and money. We bring to the following practice areas a sense of
     urgency and business acumen, diverse experience, and an innovative
      approach to our role as your trusted advisor.

Community Associations and Clubs

Community associations and clubs manage and preserve assets worth millions of dollars. Their directors are entrusted with significant budgets and bear great responsibility. You need knowledgeable counsel and experienced advocates who can guide you through day-to-day and complex legal issues – competent lawyers committed to responsive and cost-effective service.
Condominium Associations
  • Transition of condominium association control (turnover)
  • Condominium association governance, director elections and recalls
  • Condominium association mergers and consolidations
  • Condominium declaration, articles of incorporation and bylaw amendments
  • Condominium rules and regulations
  • Architectural guidelines and maintenance standards
  • Material alterations and substantial additions
  • Budgeting, financial reporting, establishment and maintenance of reserve accounts
  • Internal revenue code (tax) compliance
  • Reviewing loan documents, establishing commercial lines of credit, preparation of borrower’s opinion of counsel
  • Assessment collection
  • Lien foreclosure
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Enforcement of covenants, conditions and restrictions; fining, suspension of use and voting rights
  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Land use and zoning
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Rent redirection / collection and tenant eviction
  • Vendor and construction contract drafting and negotiation
  • Bulk cable and technology contract review and negotiation
  • Fair housing (FHA) compliance
  • Fifty-five and over (55+) covenants and housing for older persons
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Employment agreements, termination agreements, employment disputes
  • Hurricane preparation and disaster recovery
  • Condominium termination
Homeowner Associations (HOAs)
  • Transition of association control (turnover)
  • HOA governance, director elections and recalls
  • Condominium association mergers and consolidations
  • Declaration, articles of incorporation and bylaw amendments
  • Common area rules and regulations
  • Architectural guidelines and maintenance standards
  • Facility improvements and additions
  • Budgeting, financial reporting, establishment and maintenance of reserve accounts
  • Internal revenue code (tax) compliance
  • Reviewing loan documents, establishing commercial lines of credit, preparation of borrower’s opinion of counsel
  • Assessment collection
  • Lien foreclosure
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Enforcement of covenants, conditions and restrictions; fining, suspension of use and voting rights
  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Land use and zoning
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Rent redirection / collection and tenant eviction
  • Vendor and construction contract drafting and negotiation
  • Bulk cable and technology contract review and negotiation
  • Fair housing (FHA) compliance
  • Fifty-five and over (55+) covenants and housing for older persons
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Employment agreements, termination agreements, employment disputes
  • Hurricane preparation and disaster recovery
  • Environmental resource permit conversion and compliance (surface water and preservation area maintenance)
Golf and Tennis Clubs
  • Transition of club control (turnover)
  • Club governance, director elections and recalls
  • Club and association mergers and consolidations
  • Membership plan, articles of incorporation and bylaw amendments
  • Facility rules and regulations
  • Facility improvements and additions
  • Budgeting, financial reporting, establishment and maintenance of reserve accounts
  • Internal revenue code (tax) compliance
  • Reviewing loan documents, establishing commercial lines of credit, preparation of borrower’s opinion of counsel
  • Collection of membership dues, charges and assessments
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Enforcement of membership plan documents and club rules and regulations
  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Land use and zoning
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Vendor and construction contract drafting and negotiation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Employment agreements, termination agreements, employment disputes
  • Hurricane preparation and disaster recovery
  • Environmental resource permit conversion and compliance (surface water and preservation area maintenance)
Marinas
  • Transition of marina control (turnover)
  • Marina governance, director elections and recalls
  • Membership plan, articles of incorporation and bylaw amendments
  • Facility rules and regulations
  • Marina basin dredging and other facility improvements
  • Budgeting, financial reporting, establishment and maintenance of reserve accounts
  • Internal revenue code (tax) compliance
  • Reviewing loan documents, establishing commercial lines of credit, preparation of borrower’s opinion of counsel
  • Collection of dues, charges and assessments
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Enforcement of governing documents and marina rules and regulations
  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Land use and zoning
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Vendor and construction contract drafting and negotiation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Employment agreements, termination agreements, employment disputes
  • Hurricane preparation and disaster recovery
  • Environmental resource permit conversion and compliance (surface water and preservation area maintenance)
  • Sovereign submerged land leases

Commercial Property Owners

Commercial property ownership is not as easy as collecting rent every month. Complex issues arise daily regarding your commercial enterprise, your real estate assets, and your tenant and vendor relationships. You need a team of professionals who can assist you with these matters and keep your operation running smoothly without negatively affecting your bottom line.
Commercial Property
  • Business entity formation – corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures
  • Corporate governance
  • Commercial condominium formation, operation and governance
  • Land use and zoning
  • Vendor and construction contract drafting and negotiation
  • Facility improvements and additions
  • Reviewing loan documents, establishing commercial lines of credit, preparation of borrower’s opinion of counsel
  • Lease agreement negotiation and drafting
  • Rent and judgment collection
  • Enforcement of lease agreement provisions
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Boundary and easement disputes
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Employment agreements, termination agreements, employment disputes

Small and Mid-size Business Owners

You have invested countless hours, immeasurable effort, and significant resources establishing and building your business. It is your passion. We feel the same way about our business. Let our team of professionals do what we do best – resolve your legal obstacles and disputes – so that you can focus on what you do best.
Small and Mid-size Business
  • Business entity selection and formation – corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures
  • Corporate governance
  • Permits and licenses
  • Lease agreement negotiation and drafting
  • Vendor and construction contract drafting and negotiation
  • Facility improvements and additions
  • Reviewing loan documents, establishing commercial lines of credit, preparation of borrower’s opinion of counsel
  • Enforcement of client / customer contracts
  • Collection of delinquent accounts
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Creditor representation in bankruptcy proceedings
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Employment agreements, termination agreements, employment disputes
   In all that we do at Hamilton Mikes, we strive to empower you with sound,
  efficient legal counsel. Our goal is to provide solutions for peace of mind and
 be an integral part of your prosperity and growth.